The 2nd Masters Symposium &

All Isshinryu National Championship

October 6, 2018

Hosted by Westshore Isshinryu Karate and French Creek Family YMCA

We would like to invite your Isshinryu Martial Arts School to participate in the second educational Isshinryu Masters Symposium and Competition to celebrate our dedication to the traditional martial way.

Our vision is to bring All Isshinryu Schools together for a day of education, sharing and community.

Let us celebrate together Master Tatsuo Shimabuku's legacy and vision.

Saturday, October 6, 2018
French Creek Family YMCA
2010 Recreation Road
Avon, OH 44011
Schedule of Events:
8:30 Registration Begins
9:00 - 10:15 First Seminar
10:15 - 11:30 Second Seminar
11:30 - 12:30 Kata/Kumite Practicum Seminar
12:30 - 1:30 Lunch Provided by the YMCA for Seminar Participants (Pizza, Salad, Fruit and Beverage)
1:30 - 2:45 Third Seminar
2:45 - 4:00 Fourth Seminar
4:00 - 5:00 Dinner - We Will Provide Local Restaurant Recommendations
5:30 - 8:30 Championship

Seminar Fees

Morning Pre-registration (before 9/15/2018): $25.00
Afternoon Pre-registration (before 9/15/2018): $25.00
Pre-registration All Seminars (before 9/15/2018): $40.00

Morning Walk-in Registration: $35.00
Afternoon Walk-in Registration: $35.00
Walk-in All Seminars Registration: $60.00

Tournament Fees

Pre-registration (before 9/15/2018): $55.00
Walk-in Registration: $65.00
Spectators Fee: $10.00 (5 year olds and under are FREE)

  • Several well-known Masters will conduct seminars on various topics: techniques, weapons, kumite, history, bunkai, self-defense, rules, etc. Each Master will present his/her seminar twice.
  • A practicum will be presented across two rings. Kata and Kumite competitors will perform while those in the seminar will discuss how to arrive at fair scores using a set of international rules.
  • The All Isshinryu Championship will begin at 5:30pm EST.

Tournament Bow In: 5:30, October 6, 2018

Everyone will be gathering at The Winking Lizard after the tournament!

Symposium and Tournament Hosted By

Hanshi Bill Marcum (330-524-2688)
Kyoshi Roxanne Marcum (330-464-4362)
Kyoshi Heidi Gauntner (330-221-0295)
Kyoshi Ken Kramer and Sensei W. Michael Wilkenson (440-773-0929)

West Shore Isshinryu Karate Club