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SakiDoKwan

Robert Kreinbrink promoted to 2nd Dan

July 24th, 2007

Robert Kreinbrink was recently promoted to 2nd Dan Black Belt, testing via video. Congratulations!

2007 SakiDoKwan Summer Camp Dates Announced

December 30th, 2006

Summer camp 2007 will be held August 10-12, 2007. Feel free to call 304 863 9131 with any questions, or email Master Hartshorn. There is no fee for camp, as it will be held Mr. Taylor’s property. Camp attendees will need to provide their own food. There is no running water, but there is a 210 gallon tank. Sleeping will be in tents, and there is a small cabin that sleeps 8.

Summer Camp 2007

September 27th, 2006

Master Hartshorn and Mr. Taylor are hosting the 2007 SakiDoKwan Summer Camp in West Virginia. There will be plenty of space for campers and tents, as well as a cabin that sleeps eight. The date is yet to be announced, but will probably be the first week of August. More information coming in the next few months.

Robert Kreinbrink awarded Instructor of the Year 2005 by Young Champions of Colorado

April 3rd, 2006

Robert Kreinbrink I Dan, was recently awarded Instructor of the Year 2005 by Young Champions of Colorado. Congratulations!

Sakidokwan Board Members welcome Master Nigel May (and students) of Australia

January 2nd, 2006

Sakidokwan Board Members met, reviewing the credentials and skills of Master Nigel May of Australia. His application for membership was unanimously approved! Welcome, Master Nigel May and students! Update: Master Nigel’s biography available.

Summer Camp 2005 was a Raging Success

January 2nd, 2006

Summer Camp 2005 was held on private property in the Boulder, Wyoming area. Advanced training included all 24 ITF Forms, Korean Weapon(staff, nunchaku/ee chul bong , knife, sword) forms, Hapkido empty hand defenses, Hapkido rope / belt defenses, Tahn Bong (korean short stick) techniques, concrete slab breaking, and Sword and Staff Sparring Drills and Tournaments.

Several members successfully tested for various Dan rankings. Congratulations to:
Rocky Swan, 5th Dan Master
Page Gunderson, 4th Dan
Donna Little-Kaumo, 3rd Dan
Michael Call, 2nd Dan
Mark McBride, 2nd Dan

Highlights of the tests included:
Mr. Michael Call II Dan broke one concrete slab with an axe kick.
Mr. Page Gunderson IV Dan broke sets of 4 and 3 concrete slabs with consecutive palm strikes.
Mr. Willie Cederburg IV Dan reminded everyone that he still holds the record: 6 concrete slabs broken with a palm strike.
Mr. Jim Kreinbrink IV Dan broke two slabs(with no spacers) with an elbow strike.
Mr. Willie Cederburg IV Dan again reminded everyone of his record: 6 concrete slabs broken with a palm strike.

Special awards were also given to:
Glynis Cederburg for her contributions to the Sakidokwan during the camp and throughout the year.
Mr. Michael Call II Dan was presented with a Katana sword after triumphing in the Staff sparring competition.
Mr Jim Kreinbrink IV Dan was presented with a Katana sword after triumphing in the Sword sparring competition.
Mr. Jim Kreinbrink IV Dan gained special recognition for breaking the most foam covered swords (and one staff) during the weapons sparring. It wasn’t necessarily positive recognition. Much stronger replacement Foam Covered Swords and Foam Covered Staffs will be sent promptly from myKarateStore.com, which offers premium quality merchandise that EVEN HE cannot break easily.

Also attending the camp were Grand Master Joseph E. Petty, VIII Dan, Master Brian Kaumo VI Dan, Master David Barbero V Dan, Robert Kreinbrink I Dan, Carol Petty, Richard Call, and Brian Durfey.

Pictures coming soon. Members, please send in your photos to jim@sakidokwan.org

Summer Camp Merchandise Available

January 2nd, 2006

The 2005 Saki Do Kwan Summer Camp T-shirts, Mugs and other merchandise are available in the Saki Do Kwan Merchandise Store.

Master Brian P. Kaumo 6th Dan will be relocating to Rock Springs

January 2nd, 2006

Master Brian P. Kaumo 6th Dan will be relocating to Rock Springs, Wyoming at the beginning of June. Master Kaumo will be working as The District Assessment Coordinator for Sweetwater County School District #1. Master Kaumo plans to work with Grand Master Joseph E.Petty 8th Dan and Mr. Willie Cederburn 4th Dan in running the Rock Springs Location.

The four Albuquerque branches of the Saki Do Kwan will be taken over by Mr. Rocky Swan 4th Dan, Mrs. Joyce Wolfe 2nd Dan, Mr. Mark and Mrs. Leta Mcbride 1st Dans, and Mr. Michael Call 1st dan.

Summer Camp Dates

January 2nd, 2006

The 2005 Saki Do Kwan Summer Camp registration form is now available. The dates have been narrowed to July 14th – 18th, with Black Belt testing to be held on the 14th & 15th. Meals will also be provided for an additional $60.Send questions to Mr. Willie Cederburg, IV Dan.

Summer Camp Dates set

January 2nd, 2006

The 2005 Saki Do Kwan Summer Camp will be held July 14th – 20th, and is hosted by Master Petty, VIII Dan and Willie Cederburg, IV Dan of Rock Springs, Wyoming.