Shotokan Karate Exhibit & Tournament*

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Aug 200915
11:00a.m. - 1:30p.m.

Braun Gymnasium
1200 East California Boulevard
Pasadena, California, 91125
United States

The 53rd Annual Nisei Week Karate Exhibition and Tournament will be held on Saturday August 15, 2009 from 11 am to 1:30 pm. at the Braun Gymnasium of Caltech located at 1200 East California Boulevard in Pasadena, California. The public is welcome to attend. Admission and parking are free. The doors will open at 10:30 am. 
For more information contact 213-437-0988 during office hours, Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm (Pacific Time) or visit

SKA's Nisei Week Exhibition and Tournament started in 1957 when Mr. Tsutomu Ohshima gave the first official demonstration of karate to the American public. Mr. Ohshima is a direct student of Master Gichin Funakoshi, the founder of modern day karate who brought karate from Okinawa to mainland Japan. For over 50 years, SKA, under the leadership and guidance of Mr. Ohshima, has spread the teachings of Master Funakoshi and traditional karate-do. Mr. Ohshima travels throughout the world teaching karate to thousands of students and is currently the head instructor of karate organizations in fifteen countries, including Shotokan Karate of America, France Shotokan, Israel Shotokan, Canada Shotokan, Swiss Shotokan, Spain Shotokan, Belgium Shotokan and Morocco Shotokan. 



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