On Jan. 14th, the Master’s Memorial seminar was held! Dojo from all over the world participate to celebrate Akamine, Eisuke Hanshi and other teachers who devoted themselves to teaching martial arts and who have passed away. Jan. 14th is the actual day that Akamine passed away in 1999! Training included the Tawada no Sai kata on the 14th and nunchaku and sai training on the 15th. Testing has also held on the 15th for those qualified! Shihan Gurganus received Godan, Sensei Bill Harman and Sensei Rita Parke received Nidan in kobudo! Congratulations! Thank you to everyone!!!