St. John’s Shotokan & Kobudo will be hosting a Kobujutsu Clinic on Sunday, August 7th from 1:00pm to 4:00pm. This clinic will be lead by Sensei Derek Ryan. Sensei Ryan holds a 5th dan in Chito Ryu, he is the Vice President of Chito Ryu Canada, and Vice President and NL Director for The Canadian Ryukyu Kobujutsu Association. Sensei Ryan has been teaching Chito ryu and Kobujutsu in Newfoundland for over 20 years.
This clinic will focus on the Bo (6ft long staff) for beginners, as well as tonfa and nunchaku for more advanced students. You may wear your gi and bring your weapons, if you already have them. If you are a beginner, you may wear loose clothing suitable for exercise and some bo will be available to borrow.
Registration with the CRKKA will be required to participate. The annual CRKKA fee is $25.00. Registration may be completed at the clinic and forms will be provided. Everyone will receive a discounted price for their first Kobujutsu clinic. From the $30.00 clinic fee, we pay the CRKKA registration fee of $25.00, making your first clinic $5.00. Future clinics will be $30.00.
We hope you will join us for some traditional weapons training!
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