Over a century ago, in the small village of Chan, on a small island in the south pacific, a boy was born. One day he would become a Karate Master whose art would reach beyond the shores of Okinawa and spread across the globe.
“Dragon Man” of Isshin Ryu, Shimabuku Tatsuo Sensei
(September 19, 1908 – May 30, 1975)
Isshin Ryu Karate will be offered at University Park campus this fall as part of the Penn State Campus Recreation’s Fitness & Wellness instructional fitness classes. Registration is now open. There is a cap of 40 students for the fall semester.
The Isshin Ryu instructional fitness class registration is open to all Penn State students, and faculty/staff/community-members with Penn State Recreation Memberships*. You must be registered for the class to participate. Remember to bring your PSU ID or Recreation Membership pass. No previous experience is required.
This 90min class meets on in IM Bldg on Tues/Thurs/Sun. Tues 7:30-9:00pm, Thurs 8:30-10pm in Rm 7, and Sun 7:30-9:00pm in the Room15 (mat room). Tentative start date 9/25.
The new student club will be holding its first meeting on:
It will include a presentation of the 2018 Okinawa Karate International Tournament’s Opening Ceremonies including Okinawan Karate history, music/dance/cultural demonstrations.
Contact Ian James Wietecha-Reiman for more information: firstname.lastname@example.org
A schedule for the Isshin Ryu Karate classes offered through Campus Recreation’s Fitness & Wellness program will be announced in the near future.
We’re getting a lot of great interest in Karate classes this fall!
Penn State Karate will be offered among the Penn State Campus Recreation programs. A fall 2018 schedule and additional information will be announced soon.
Keep our website bookmarked and check back periodically for updates.