On September 9-10, 2016, the Shorinryu Karate Academy at the Grove City, PA, YMCA, will host a karate training seminar taught by Sensei Jerry Figgiani, 8th Dan in Matsubayashi Shorin Ryu, and founder and president of Shorin Ryu Karatedo International. This two-day seminar will focus on developing practical partner drills, analyzing kata (forms) for self-defense applications, and discovering locks, chokes, and throws within kata (forms).
This seminar is open to all martial artists, regardless of style, and is suited for intermediate and advanced students. Some knowledge of the Pinan/Heian/Pyung Ahn kata (forms) and the Naihanchi/Tekki/Chul-Gi kata (forms) would be beneficial but is not necessary.
Friday, September 9, 7pm-9pm:
Two-person drills; practical variations of Yakusoku Kumite drills
Saturday, September 10, 10am-4pm:
Morning Session: Principles of kata bunkai (analyzing kata/forms for practical self-defense applications) focusing on Nahainchi/Tekki/Chul-Gi
Afternoon Session: Discovering throws, locks, and chokes in the Pinan/Heian/Pyung Ahn kata (forms)
YMCA of Grove City, PA
543 East Main Street Ext.
Grove City, PA 16127
Online Purchase Prices (Purchase Below):
Friday and Saturday: $75.00
Saturday Only: $50.00
Friday Only: $30.00
At the Door Prices (Cash or Check Only):
Friday and Saturday: $80.00
Saturday Only: $60.00
Friday Only: $40.00
You can pay with PayPal, credit card, or debit card. Just select your seminar attendance option, click the Add to Cart button, and then follow the instructions on the check out page. Please print your PayPal receipt and bring it with you to the seminar.
The Grove City YMCA is located 15 minutes away from the Grove City Outlet Mall. There are many hotel options in the outlet mall area; however, you should book your room well in advance, as the hotels fill up quickly due to outlet shopping.
Hotels in the Grove City Outlet Mall area (5 miles from the Grove City, PA, YMCA):
Best Western Grove City Inn
Hampton Inn & Suites
Holiday Inn Express
Hotels in the Harrisville Area (7 miles from the Grove City, PA, YMCA)
Hotels in the Slippery Rock Area (8 miles from Grove City, PA, YMCA)
Fairfield Inn & Suites
Hotels in the Mercer Area (9 miles from Grove City, PA, YMCA)
Colonial Inn Motel
Hotels in the Hermitage Area (20 miles from Grove City, PA, YMCA)
Hotels in the Butler Area (21 miles from Grove City, PA, YMCA)
Holiday Inn Express