Tag Archives: Uechi-Ryu
Here are a few quick pics from our recent kyu test at the Meriden Martial Arts Club. Thanks to all who tested and helped out. Congrats! Advertisements
It’s been nearly three years in the making, but the children’s book I wrote in collaboration with local artist and illustrator Marissa Dziedzic is finally here! It is published on Lulu.com and is available in electronic and print versions. Here’s the … Continue reading
Here are some recent training videos from a workout at the the Meriden Martial Arts Club. We’re just getting started, but we have five regular members who train in Shohei-Ryu karate and Gracie Jiu-Jitsu. Take a look and let us … Continue reading
What a Great Week! Ed and Jean DeCosta hosted a training camp on August 4 through 9, 2014, in celebration of the dojo’s 40th anniversary. Congrats again to Ed and Jean, and thank you for your many years of dedication … Continue reading
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
My interview with Michael Bacon is a perfect example of what The Old Ways of New Masters series is all about. A godan (5th degree black belt) in Shohei-Ryu Karate, Michael has been training steadily since childhood. After joining Ed … Continue reading
ALar and I are a bit tied up right now working on some BIG NEW PROJECTS! Well, I’m starting a new blog that all the dads out there will love, and he’s going back to school–specifically to learn how to … Continue reading
Here’s the second kata in Shohei-ryu Karate as performed by yours truly. Questions and comments are welcome, as always. Thanks!
As Uechi-Ryu/Shohei-Ryu students know, Master Uechi brought three katas to Okinawa from China after returning to his homeland. We tend to focus on these katas more than others for good reason: they are the foundation of our style, and everything … Continue reading
It’s probably not the best performance you’ve seen, but here’s a Ryuko kata from Shohei-Ryu Karate at Gracie Farmington Valley for you to check out. Let us know what you think!