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On Friday, July 20 at 6:30 p.m., the El Camino YMCA in Mountain View dojo will be joined by special guest instructor Mr. R. Takeshi Fukuchi Shihan, President of the Association of Karate Seigokai Brazil as well as the VP of the Karate Federation in Rio de Janeiro. Sensei Takeshi is the Chief Instructor of Seigokan throughout the Americas, holding the rank of 7th dan. Hope to see you there.

In Memory of Frank Hinckley, Sept. 9, 1964 - May 21, 2012

Seigokan USA recently lost a dedicated teacher and brother, Frank Hinckley. On June 3, Frank's friends and extended family gathered to share stories and memories of a loving father and loyal friend. To those of us in Seigokan, Frank was also a powerful force, a creative martial artist, and for me, an immovable object. We'll miss him. Dave K.