Dojo to hold Spring training

May 12, 2016   ·   0 Comments

The Dojo, an Orangeville martial arts centre, will be holding a karate training seminar beginning on Friday, May 13, at the Athlete Institute on Highway 9, just East of Orangeville.

This will be an international event with many high-level karate practitioners coming to Orangeville from across Canada, the U.S., Mexico, Japan and Europe.

Among those attending will be the President of Karate Canada, the President of Seiwakai International, and the Head of Seiwakai and the Japanese Karate Federation of North and South America.

Opening ceremonies for the event will being at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, May 13, with the seminar following.

The weekend of training will continue Saturday morning beginning at 9:00am and ending at 3:00pm.  Saturday evening will also feature a formal sit-down dinner at Best Western, Orangeville, where many of the out-of-town guests will be staying.

Events wrap up Sunday, May 15 beginning once again at 9:00am, with another morning of training.  Other notable events over the weekend include International Seiwakai and JKF Black Belt Testing, where many students will put their level of training and expertise to the test.

This event marks an important weekend for The Dojo. Not only will it mark the first time JKF testing has been made available to the group in Canada, but it has also allowed the Dojo to utilize many local businesses while bringing travel and tourism to the area.

The Dojo has endeavored to make this a community event and support multiple local establishments, including Best Western, The Athlete Institute, Johnny’s Pizza. Pita Pit and the Town of Orangeville.

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