Workshop: Traditional Okinawan Karate

November 7, 2015
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A wait-list will begin one hour prior to the workshop at the Box Office.

Originating in Okinawa, karate is an internationally known martial art practiced by people of all ages. This is a rare opportunity to participate in a special hands-on workshop with Okinawan karate masters who are traveling from Okinawa specifically for the occasion. The workshop features four different styles of Okinawan karate. Session 1 is conducted by Master Choko Kyuna of the Shorin style and Master Tsuyoshi Uechi of the Isshin style. Session 2 is conducted by Master Masanari Kikugawa of the Goju style and Master Kazuya Takara of the Uechi style. These workshops are limited to experienced karate practitioners only (5 years or more). Observation seats are available for beginners and non-practitioners. Those who purchase Participant Tickets are invited to join a reception starting at 7:30 pm, following Okinawa: The Birthplace of Karate.

Open to participants age 14 or older. Participants under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Session 1: 1:00 PM
Participant Tickets – SOLD OUT  /  Observer Tickets

Session 2: 2:30 PM
Participant Tickets – SOLD OUT  /  Observer Tickets

Participant tickets: $30/$25 Japan Society members

Observer tickets: $10/$8 Japan Society members

Part of Okinawan Vibes
Japan Society presents a three-month-long series that introduces the unique culture of Okinawa, Japan’s southern islands, and highlights its sounds, flavors, colors and history.

Box Office Policy

This program is co-organized by Okinawa Prefectural Government.
  • Saturday, November 7, 2015
  • 2:30 pm