The 2nd Masters Symposium &

All Isshinryu National Championship

October 6, 2018

Hosted by Westshore Isshinryu Karate and French Creek Family YMCA

We would like to invite your Isshinryu Martial Arts School to participate in the second educational Isshinryu Masters Symposium and Competition to celebrate our dedication to the traditional martial way.

Our vision is to bring All Isshinryu Schools together for a day of education, sharing and community.

Let us celebrate together Master Tatsuo Shimabuku's legacy and vision.

Saturday, October 6, 2018
French Creek Family YMCA
2010 Recreation Road
Avon, OH 44011
Schedule of Events:
8:30 Registration Begins
9:00 - 9:50 First Seminar
9:50 - 10:40 Second Seminar
10:40 - 11:20 Third Seminar
11:20 - 12:20 Lunch Provided by the YMCA for seminar participants. Pizza, Salad, Fruit and a Beverage
12:20 - 1:00 Fourth Seminar
1:00 - 1:50 Fifth Seminar
1:50 - 3:00 Sixth Seminar - Practicum with Kata, Weapon and Kumite Rings
3:00 - 4:30 Dinner - We Will Provide Local Restaurant Recommendations
4:30 - 9:00 Championship
9:00ish Winking Lizard - We can all get together here after the tournament
  2125 Center Rd. Avon, OH 44011 Sat: Open: 11am Close: Kitchen 12am, Bar 1am

Seminar Fees

Morning Pre-registration (before 9/22/2018): $25.00
Afternoon Pre-registration (before 9/22/2018): $25.00
Pre-registration All Seminars (before 9/22/2018): $40.00

Morning Walk-in Registration: $35.00
Afternoon Walk-in Registration: $35.00
Walk-in All Seminars Registration: $60.00

Tournament Fees

Pre-registration (before 9/22/2018): $55.00
Walk-in Registration: $65.00
Spectators Fee: $10.00 (5 year olds and under are FREE)

  • Several well-known Masters will conduct seminars on various topics: techniques, weapons, kumite, history, bunkai, self-defense, rules, etc. Each Master will present his/her seminar twice.
  • A practicum will be presented across two rings. Kata and Kumite competitors will perform while those in the seminar will discuss how to arrive at fair scores using a set of international rules.
  • The All Isshinryu Championship will begin at 4:30pm EST.

Tournament Bow In: 4:30, October 6, 2018

Everyone will be gathering at The Winking Lizard after the tournament!

Sunday October 7, Master Toby Cooling will be leading two seminars at Kent Karate (122 W College Ave Kent, OH 44240)

First Seminar: 11:30 - 1:30 Second Seminar: 2:00 - 4:00 $20 for one seminar, $35 for both seminars

Symposium and Tournament Hosted By

Hanshi Bill Marcum (330-524-2688)
Kyoshi Roxanne Marcum (330-464-4362)
Kyoshi Heidi Gauntner (330-221-0295)
Kyoshi Ken Kramer and Sensei W. Michael Wilkenson (440-773-0929)

West Shore Isshinryu Karate Club