2016 JKA/AF Nationals results

Congratulations to our dojo members who participated in the 2016 Nationals, Collegiate and Goodwill Championship tournament this past weekend in New Orleans, LA! Here are the results of our team members:

  • Hans placed 2nd in Mens Senior Kumite
  • Our Mens Team (Andre, Jovany and Gianni) placed 2nd in Kata and 1st in Kumite
  • Individually, Jovany placed 3rd in Kumite and was 4th overall in Kata
  • Andre placed 1st in both Kata and Kumite and was named tournament Grand Champion.

Congratulations on your success gentlemen and to all the competitors for a great tournament! We look forward to celebrating your victory upon your return! Way to go MSKC!

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Get ready for the Junior TaiKai!

Registration is now open for Miami Shotokan’s third annual Junior TaiKai tournament on Saturday, December 10th at 9 a.m.  The tournament will be held at the dojo and is open to all JKA members between the ages of 5-17 years old. Participants can register in the dojo, or by calling 305-978-4302 or by emailing MiamiShotokan@gmail.com.
 

MSKC Kids Tournament Poster

Sensei Ferrand teaches workshop in Haiti

This past weekend our Sensei, Jose Ferrand, traveled to Port-au-Prince, Haiti to teach a workshop to close to 50 people. JKA Haiti hosted the event with the goal of advancing the practice of karate in Haiti.

Throughout the weekend, Sensei Ferrand taught advanced kumite technique, kihon and basic katas to close to 50 students. Two of our dojo members from the US Team, Jovany and Andre, also joined Sensei.

Thank you JKA Haiti for hosting such a great event! Oss!

JKA/AF 2016 National Training Camp

Miami Shotokan recently attended the 2016 National Training Camp hosted by JKA/AF, and enjoyed the opportunity to train with guest instructor, Koichiro Okuma, 6th Dan JKA.

The camp, held in New Orleans, covered a variety of trainings over the weekend of June 9th, 2016. Our dojo members greatly appreciated the opportunity to learn and train with our fellow KarateKas from other dojos.

Thank you JKA/AF for hosting another great training camp! Osu.

Photo Credit: Mery Aguilera de Martinez