Ryan Dean`s The Dojo, located in Largo, Florida, hosted a national Uechi-Ryu style Karate event. There was great training and here are some pics and a video of the insane board breaking demo. These techniques takes years of dedication and practice to develop. Uechi Ryu iron body conditioning is actually healthy for bone health. These demos […]
Martial Arts articles about Karate from Ryan Dean’s The Dojo located in Largo, Florida.
Sensei Bruce Tulgan hosted an amazing event with some outstanding karateka! The four day event, which began Thursday August 27, 2015 included two daily trainings followed by a test on Sunday. Uechi Ryu sessions were taught by several different karate masters. The first session was taught by Master Frank Gorman 9th degree Black Belt. He shared […]
Father/Son Karate Team Recognized for Outstanding Achievement Ryan Dean’s The Dojo awarded Chamos and Aiden Dorrier the prestigious Sensei`s Outstanding Achievement award during the July belt graduation ceremonies. The dojo allows each of their teachers to pick a student who either shined the brightest or were the most improved to win the award. These two exceptional karate […]
By Charles Fuller The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry reports that sporting events provide the opportunity to teach children how to handle disappointment, competition, frustration and anger in a respectful manner. Modeling positive behaviors that are taught by coaches, parents and sporting officials encourages children to use the same tools to solve conflict in other areas of […]
Martial Arts Train the Brain! Everyone knows that exercise, such as Martial Arts is good for your body but do you know just how important it is for your mind? Exercise has been credited with being a possibly cure for many ailments, such as depression, memory loss and Parkinson’s. So here is a brief explanation […]
Florida Uechi Ryu Seminar Great Turnout! Approximately 40 Students and teachers traveled from California, Massachusetts and other states to come together and share and learn new skills. Most participants were seasoned black belts with years of Uechi Ryu Karate training experience and some of whom had studied directly under 9th Dan, Master Ken Nakamatsu. The training […]
Grandmaster Kanbun Uechi The founder of Uechi-Ryu was an Okinawan named Kanbun Uechi. He was born in 1877 to a family of samurai status, but since the occupation of Okinawa in the 1600’s by the powerful Satsuma clan from the island of Kyushu on mainland Japan, this status was taken away. The Uechi family turned to farming to […]