Tag Archives: Ed DeCosta

Shohei-Ryu Karate Training with the Masters 2014

If you practice Uechi-Ryu or Shohei-Ryu karate in New England you likely know that my senseis, Ed and Jean DeCosta, owners of the Okinawan Karate Dojo are hosting a training camp on August 4 through 9, 2014, in celebration of the … Continue reading

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The Grand Master

Here’s a nice article about my sensei, Ed DeCosta from a local newspaper.  I mentioned his promotion to 9th-dan recently, and you can read more by following the link below.  Congratulations to Ed and the others who earned promotions as … Continue reading

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Karate Congrats!

This was a big weekend for several of my karate heroes! First, I’d like to congratulate my sensei, Ed DeCosta for achieving his 9th-dan while training in Okinawa this week. After a lifetime of training and teaching, it is a … Continue reading

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The Gift of Humility

I was recently talking with  fellow martial artist David Gallo of CT Wing Chun Academy about how we teach our classes.  We both agreed that tradition and structure are important, but so is being friendly and approachable.  He mentioned that … Continue reading

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Aki Renshu Poster Update

Here’s the larger poster of the event, as requested.  Check it out and sign up today!

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Aki Renshu at ZenQuest Martial Arts Center on 9/17

Here’s some info on an upcoming event you won’t want to miss.  ZenQuest Martial Arts Center in Lenox, MA will be hosting a seminar with my senseis Ed and Jean DeCosta.  I’ve trained with them for nearly 25 years, and … Continue reading

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