Placing 3rd in overall points among the competing schools, with Sensei Kotanchik winning Men’s Grand Championship Sparring, as members prepare for competition at the IWKA World Championship in London this summer.
Special theatrical showing at the UEC 12 (near the Nittany Mall) at 1PM on Sunday, March 31st.
Karate Kid Trivia: Pat Morita’s character Mr. Miyagi was named after Okinawan Karate Master Chojun Miyagi 宮城 長順, founder of Goju Ryu. Chojun Miyagi was a teacher of Tatsuo Shimabuku 島袋 龍夫, the founder of Isshin Ryu Karate
2005 interview with Grand Master Shimabuku:
About Grand Master Shimabuku:
Grand Master Shimabuku will conduct several seminars in London this summer as part of the IWKA 2019 World Championship events.
Due to the cold weather, PSU is issuing early dismissals today, cancelling classes & activities for Wed & Thurs. More info:
Dear Isshinryu Karateka,
2019 has now arrived and the tournament preparation is well underway. We hold great pride in being able to host the first IWKA World Championship in Europe.
Goshin Isshinryu Karate would like to invite you to London to join us in celebrating the 42nd Anniversary of IWKA Championship. We are expecting participant from all over the world and are hoping to make this tournament not to be forgotten.
O’Sensei Kichiro Shimabuku will be gracing the event and will be hosting seminars alongside Sensei Michael Calandra.
Please find attached all details for the event. Please do not hesitate to contact me on email@example.com.
We hope to see you all there!
Sensei Muthusamy Ramathas
5th Degree Black Belt Renshi-Go
President of Goshin Isshinryu Karate Association
Member of IWKA
General Secretary of WUKF Asia
Isshin Ryu Karate is offered at University Park campus as part of the Penn State Campus Recreation’s Fitness & Wellness instructional fitness classes. Registration is still open for the Spring 2019 semester. Register online: