Archives for June, 2016

Congratulations to everyone who tested June 22nd!  Great test and a great job!  Keep it up!  Wow!  Seven new yellow belts(9th kyu) and five new yellow/2 stripes(7th kyu)!

Happy birthday to Shihan Sherman Courtney!  I started training with Sensei Courtney in 1974.  He is a direct student of Koyasu, Michio Sensei of the Soryu-kan style of karate.  After earning 5th dan ranking he received the adoptive name of Soman Koyasu from his teacher.  He was the first American to ever receive this honor!  […]