Okinawan Masters Seminar

Thank you, Attendees!

If you have pictures, videos, or media coverage of the event to share,
please send them to:


Times Herald Record Article
Times Herald Record Supplemental Pictures
Ivan Acosta's Seminar Video
Seminar Photography from DuetImage
Masters Hosted by the Japan Society
Masters hosted by Mr Dennis Fink
Masters hosted by New Paltz Karate Academy
More links to come. Please send in links and photos!



To promote Traditional Okinawan Karate, the Okinawa Prefectural Government sent four masters of Okinawan Karate-Do, representing Shorin-Ryu, Isshin-Ryu, Goju-Ryu, and Uechi-Ryu, to the United States to teach this seminar. This was a unique and exceptional event, which brought the Okinawan Karate experience to America. Being able to train with four Okinawan Masters from four different styles at the same event outside of Okinawa is very rare, and we were honored to have hosted this event.

The instructors for this event were: