Congratulations to Rick on his 7th degree black belt promotion. Rick tapped into the universal force today and made some magic. Rick’s commitment and dedication make us all proud.
Thank you, Katie, for all your hard work on the dojo newsletter! She’s already accepting content for the next one; articles, artwork, and any karate-related ideas are all welcome from our adult and children karateka. Please send any questions or submissions to Katie Brennan at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you!
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
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 bit...read more
May 12, 2017 @ Amityville Dojo – Black Belt Promotion Exam: There will be a 6:15 class followed by the promotion exam. No 7:30 class. All should attend to show strong dojo spirit, and support for the exam takers.