Traditional Karate North Central Region

Regional Representative of the AAKF for clubs in Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota.

April 23 2018 NCR newsletter


Traditional Karate North Central Region Newsletter

April 23, 2018

1) Sensei Mark Minarik Seminar results

The Sensei Mark Minarik seminar was another great seminar put on by NCR.  Photos and videos on the seminar can be found on the NCR Facebook site.

2) 2018 NCR regional eliminations – May 4 at 6pm St. Paul dojo – Click here for more information regarding athlete’s action items, timeline, number of eligible athletes, and who are the seeded NCR athletes.

If you are thinking about going to the 2018 Nationals or 2018 World Championships, make sure you have contacted your club’s Sensei and regarding your interest.  Black belt adults, youths, and adult kyu ranks are responsible for filling out the AAKF registration material on time and providing the completed form to Art Wong , NCR Director, at the St. Paul dojo. Late registration may disqualify you from competing at the AAKF Nationals in Lexington, SC in June.

3) 2018 St. Paul kids tournament – May 5 noon at the St. Paul dojo

The St. Paul kid’s shiai is coming up in less than two weeks. Online reservation and tournament details can be found here –  Click here for more information. This is an opportunity for the youths to demonstrate their skills in front family members and friends, meet new friends, have fun, and sharpen your knowledge and skills in the art of karate.

2018 NCR Upcoming Calendar of Events

Go to the NCR website for more details as they become available.

  1. 2018 NCR regional eliminations – May 4 at 6pm St. Paul dojo – Click here for more information.
  2. 2018 St. Paul kids’ tournament May 5 noon St. Paul dojo – Click here for more information
  3. 2018 AAKF Nationals – June19-23 – Lexington, South Carolina – Click here for more information.
  4. 2018 MKA Mpls summer camp – Aug 3-5 Mpls dojo including Dan exam (shodan-sandan exams only)
  5. 2018 Fall shiai Sept 22 noon Mpls dojo
  6. 2018 WTKF World Championship – Oct 22-28 – St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada. Click here for more information.
  7. 2018 NCR kumite seminar – Nov 17 noon Paul dojo

Art Wong – NCR Regional Director

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