Isshin-ryu martial arts expert visits Lannon dojo

Isshin-ryu martial arts expert visits Lannon dojo

Recently we were fortunate to host Mr. Andy Sloane — a very experienced and knowledgeable martial arts practitioner — for a full evening of seminars and shared learning. Mr. Sloane, shown above left Sensei Brian Ounkham, holds a 6th Dan rank in the Isshin-ryu style of Okinawan karate and has trained with Mr. Ed Johnson, a first-generation student of Isshin-ryu’s founder, Sensei Tatsuo Shimabuku. Currently, he is the primary assistant instructor for Tsuyoshi Uechi...

Provisional Back Belt Testing!

Shodan~Ho Promotions 2018! We have 10 students eligible for the rank of Shodan~Ho with individual student time and grade varying from 9 years to 3.5 years. On Friday, February 16 the following students will be tested; Ella O., Alexander O., Soumaya D., Evan B., Jackson G., Noelle U., Sujaya D., Allison M., Ty B., Andrei...

Black Belt Ceremony

Menkyo Ceremony  What: Menkyo Ceremony  Where: Okinawan Martial Arts  When: Friday February 3, 2017 @ 7:30pm  Who: ALL friends, family members and guests of any student at Okinawan Martial Arts Tom Aidich (Nidan and Kobudo Shodan) Victor Drover (Shodan) Jessica Mickevicius (Shodan) Matthew Samuel (Shodan) Bob Olson (Kobudo Shodan) Veng-Ly Tong (Kobudo Shodan) Maura Braatz (Kobudo Shodan) Michael Braatz (Kobudo Shodan) *We will have our customary celebration afterwards with food, conversation, fun and family...

Winter Break begins Friday December 23rd

We will be closed for Winter Break Friday December 23rd through Monday January 2nd. Classes will resume as scheduled on  January 3rd. Have a safe and enjoyable Holiday...

Winter Break Begins Friday December 23rd

Okinawan Martial Arts will be closed for Winter Break beginning Friday December 23rd through Monday January 2nd. Classes will resume as scheduled on Tuesday January 3rd, 2017. We hope everyone has an enjoyable and safe Holiday Season. We will see all of you in...