All Okinawan World Championship

Origins International Martial Arts Festival would like to officially welcome the Okinawa Association of America - Martial Arts Committee under the leadership of Hanshi Eihachi Ota and his senior Board of Directors to the 2012 Festival. Origins and the OAA have joined together to facilitate the 1st All Okinawan World Championship. This unique event will be held to honor the systems of Okinawa and will be open to all competitors that practice Okinawan-based Kata, Kumite and Kobudo. We invite all members of the Okinawan communities across America to support this initiative to establish a national championship for the systems from the Ryukyu Island.

What: 1st Annual All Okinawan World Championship
When: Saturday, August 18, 2012
Where: Origins International Martial Arts Festival @ American Sports Center, Anaheim, California, USA


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Sanctioning: Okinawa Association of America - Martial Arts Committee

Committee Members (in alphabetical order):
  • Michael DeDonato :: Uechi-Ryu
    Maria Evans :: Shuri-Ryu
    Gichi Funakoshi :: Goju-Ryu
    Michael George :: Matsubayashi Shorin-Ryu
    Katsuhide Kinjo :: Goju-Ryu
    Eihachi Ota :: Shorin-Ryu (President of Martial Arts Committee)
    Prince Loeffler :: Shorin-Ryu
    Nurys Saldana :: Isshin-Ryu


Tournament Website: http://originsevents.com/2012originsinternational/tournament_okinawankaratekobudo.html
Tournament Rules: http://originsevents.com/2012originsinternational/documents/okinawankaratekobudo-rules.pdf



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