Dojo Training Weekend


Dojo Training Weekend for Adults…Purple Belt and Above
Where: Wilmington Vermont…(10 miles south of Mt. Snow in Southern Vermont)
Hosted by student Larry Debany at his Vermont farm
Large barn with wood floor..including indoor basketball court

Tentative Schedule

evening arrival (if possible)
Friday social event depending on interest and amount of students who plan to arrive by early Friday evening.

Morning class from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
12:30 – 3:00 pm…Lunch on time.…1.5 miles from the town.
Afternoon class from 3:15 pm to 5:15 pm
Followed by barbecue on the property for students and families.

AM class from 10 am to 12 pm.
Camp Ends

Further information including hotel accommodations (group rates to be obtained for 2 night stay Friday and Saturday) . For spouses and family members there are things to do in the area. Ski mountain runs the ski lift for mountain views. Hiking trails. Town has tourist shops..arts and crafts…clothing stores, etc.

(Approximately 3.5 hours from Mt.Kisco)


Westchester Magazine article about Takahashi Sensei

This Eighth-Degree Black Belt Is 70 Years Old and Still Going Strong
The septuagenarian martial artist is alive and kickin’ in Mount Kisco.

By William Dyer, Westchester Magazine
Published: 02/28/2017

After 55 years of relentless training, eighth-degree black belt Masakazu Takahashi has cultivated a loyal following in his Mount Kisco dojo of students from all ages and backgrounds. Writer William Dwyer reports that the 70-year-old master hasn’t slowed down one bit.

Sensei Masakazu Takahashi of Armonk is an eighth-degree black belt and the head of the US Kenkojuku Karate Association. Impressed? You should be, especially considering that Takahashi is also 70 years old and hasn’t slowed down one more