Traditional Karate North Central Region Newsletter
Karate in the Community
Strength group, a Minneapolis non-profit organization, is concerned about personal safety for women in North Minneapolis. Gina Wood, a 2nd degree black belt instructor from Shotokan Karate MN in Minneapolis, MN, is working with Strength Group by providing free self-defense classes for women. Click here to see a short video [2:08] and article on the self-defense program.
Or visit WWW.WCCO.com for more details
Annual AAKF Membership Renewal – March 1, 2022
Your individual AAKF membership expires on March 1, 2022. If you renew your current membership before March 1, the cost is only $25. After March 1, your AAKF individual membership renewal is $35. For club renewal, the cost is $170.00. Check this out -> Benefits of an AAKF membership.
Click here and fill out the AAKF registration form. Write a check following the instructions from your club’s sensei. Deliver your payment/form to your club’s sensei – he/she will then mail the documents to the AAKF organization.
2022 January kata Seminar Highlights
NCR held a local kata seminar recently. The seminar provided one-on-one feedback to each student. The valuable feedback gave the students a roadmap to improve their kata for their next exam. Click here to see more photos.
Upcoming Calendar of Events and Registration
- Upcoming events
- NCR 2024 plans
- 2024 January 27 – Kumite Seminar noon-2pm. SKM dojo
- 2024 March 23 – (tentative). NCR Shiai. Noon. SKM dojo. More details to follow
- 2024 May 18 noon-2pm Preparation for 2024 AAKF National Champioships – NCR judging seminar and competitor feedback. St. Paul dojo. More details to follow
- AAKF upcoming events:
- WTKF Events
- WTKF calendar – Click here for more upcoming WTKF events.
Dan Examination Schedule
- NCR and AAKF dan exam schedule
- Dan examination testing requirements shodan-sandan – click here
- Dan rank registration required when you pass your dan exam – click here
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Art Wong – Traditional Karate North Central Region Director, Godan