Postponed: 2016 Annual Toku-Kai International Awards Dinner

Please note that the Annual Toku-Kai International Awards Dinner will be postponed this year until February 2017. The new date, time, and location are as follows:

  • Sunday, February 26 (2017)
  • 4:00 p.m.
  • JMK Nippon   2551 N Perryville Rd.   Rockford, IL 61107

We look forward to seeing you and your families, eating a delicious Japanese meal, and celebrating Toku-Kai’s best and brightest.

Black Belt Test

Shihan Stiltner will be holding a black belt test at the Winnebago Dojo at 12 p.m. (noon) on December 3, 2016. All Toku-Kai black belts are welcome to sit on the board. And, as always, family and friends are invited to watch this special event.

  • Date: Saturday, December 3
  • Time: 12 p.m.
  • Location: Toku-Kai Family Martial Arts   506 N. Elida   Winnebago, Illinois


Okinawan Masters Seminar is Under Way

Tamae-sensei and Nix-sensei have arrived. Tomorrow training will begin. The schedules for Saturday and Sunday are as follows:

Saturday (August 22, 2015)
9:00am – 11:00am: Tamae-sensei
11:00am – 1:00pm: Nix-sensei
1:00pm – 1:30pm: Lunch
1:30pm – 3:30pm: Stiltner-sensei
3:30pm – 5:30pm: Fitzpatrick-sensei

Sunday (August 23, 2015)
9:00am – 11:00am: Fitzpatrick-sensei
11:00am – 1:00pm: Stiltner-sensei
1:00pm – 1:30pm: Lunch
1:30pm – 3:30pm: Nix-sensei
3:30pm – 5:30pm: Tamae-sensei

A Special Thank You

Senseis Chuck Masny and Jason Fitzpatrick

We would like to thank Sensei Jason Fitzpatrick (2nd from left in image above), Shichidan in ju-jitsu, who visited us from England. While here, he sat on the TKI Black Belt Test Board and taught classes at the Honbu.

And, thank you to Sensei Chuck Masny of Chicago (far left in image above), a Yondan in ju-jitsu, who sat on the TKI Black Belt Test Board.