EMAC Events 2017

The EMAC Dojos have many events planned for 2017. This list may grow. Note that we have not finalized the dates for some of the events that are planned for later in the year.

February

Making Sense of Self Defence

  • Instructor: Sensei Jamie Wright
  • Audience: Teens and adults only. All ranks.
  • Location: Rideau Osgoode
  • Date/time: February 18/2017 @ 2:00-4:00 pm
  • Cost: $30 EMAC/$40 Non-EMAC

Sensei Jamie brings years of training and real-world experience to this session. You’ll gain insight into the nature of the sorts of attacks that you’ll face, how to detect when trouble is brewing, and engage in all sorts of practical exercises to train your body to react. We all know what self defence is but this seminar will give each participant an even better understanding.

March

Goju Ryu Katas and Bunkai

  • Instructor: Sensei Mike Sywyk
  • Audience: All Black Belts
  • Location: Rideau Osgoode
  • Date/time: March 10 @ 7:00-9:00 pm
  • Cost: $20 EMAC

All EMAC Brown and Black Belts are invited to attend this "prep" seminar to ensure that you get the most out of the March 12th seminar with Kyoshi Jean Frenette. More details to come.

Goju Ryu Seminar with Kyoshi Jean Frenette

  • Instructor: Kyoshi Jean Frenette
  • Audience: Ages 11 and up and by invitation only.
  • Location: Eastwind
  • Date/time: March 12/2017 @ 1:00-4:00 pm  
  • Cost: $45 EMAC

Kyoshi Jean Frenette will be at Eastwind Martial Arts Sunday March 12 1-4 pm teaching the quintessentials of Goju Ryu Karate. He will be covering basic, kata and bunkai of Okinawa Goju. Ages 11 and up and by invitation only. Seminar fee: $45

April

Goju Ryu Bunkai Seminar

  • Instructor: Sensei Chuck Nuccio
  • Audience: Black Belts (Nidan+)
  • Location: Rideau Osgoode
  • Date/time: April 7/2017 (Friday) @ 6:30-9:30 pm
  • Cost: $30 (or $60 for this and the next day)

Sensei Chuck Nuccio, Shichidan (7th Degree Black Belt) and chief instructor of the Kokoru Dojo in New York (state), is the top student of Taira Sensei in North America. This seminar will focus entirely on Goju Ryu Bunkai and related drills.

Goju Ryu Bunkai Seminar

  • Instructor: Sensei Chuck Nuccio
  • Audience: Black Belts
  • Location: Eastwind
  • Date/time: April 8/2017 (Saturday) @ TBD
  • Cost: $40

Sensei Chuck Nuccio, Shichidan (7th Degree Black Belt) and chief instructor of the Kokoru Dojo in New York (state), is the top student of Taira Sensei in North America. This seminar will focus entirely on Goju Ryu Bunkai and related drills.

Red Cross First Aid

  • Instructor: Brian McPherson
  • Audience: Age 12 and up
  • Location: Napanee Karate Club
  • Date/time: April 8/2017 @ 8:00 am- 5:00 pm (Bring a lunch)
  • Cost: $85 with a $40 non-refundable deposit
  • Contact: Brian Calver 613-561-5622

Goju Ryu Kata and Bunkai (Sandan+)

  • Instructor: Sensei Laura Sywyk
  • Audience: Black Belts (Sandan+)
  • Location: Rideau Osgoode
  • Date/time: April 21/2017 (Friday) @ 7:00-9:00 pm
  • Cost: $30 EMAC (or $50 for this and the next day)

Hojo Undo, Goju Ryu Kata, and Bunkai (All Black Belts)

  • Instructor: Sensei Mark Bonnet and Sensei Wayne Beaton
  • Audience: Black Belts
  • Location: Eastwind
  • Date/time: April 22/2017 (Saturday) @ 11:00–1:00 pm
  • Cost: $30 EMAC

All EMAC Brown and Black Belts are invited to come and train Hojo Undo and Goju Ryu Katas and Bunkai. The session will be lead by Kyoshi Mike Sywyk, Sensei Wayne Beaton, and other senior EMAC Black Belts.From Wikipedia: Bunkai (分解 ?), literally meaning "analysis" or "disassembly", is a term used in Japanese martial arts referring to process of analysing kata and extracting fighting techniques from the movements of a "form" (kata). The extracted fighting techniques are called Oyo.

May

EMAC National Black Belt Grading and Gassuku

National Grading

  • Audience: EMAC Black Belts Only
  • Location: Sakura Martial Arts, Perth
  • Date/time: May 5/2017 @ 6:00 pm
  • Cost: TBD

Gasshuku and Tournament

  • Audience: Everybody
  • Location: The Stewart School, 7 Sunset Blvd., Perth
  • Date/time: May 6/2017 @ 9:00-12:00 pm
  • Cost: $40 for all seminars & $40 for the tournament (before April 15/2017, $50 each thereafter)

The Budo Gasshuku provides you with the opportunity to meet and train with instructors with different experiences and mindsets. Expand your knowledge. The Gasshuku gives you an opportunity see and learn things that you might otherwise not get an opportunity to see and learn: Katas, Kihon Bunkai, Rensoku Kumite, Oyo, Hojo Undo, Kobudo, Jiu Jitsu, and do much more!

Goju Ryu Katas Seminar

  • Instructor: Sensei Mike Sywyk
  • Audience: Black Belts
  • Location: Sakura Martial Arts, Perth
  • Date/time: May 7/2017 @ 9:00 am
  • Cost: $40

Sparring Seminar

  • Instructor: Sensei Dan Bailey
  • Audience: Teens and adults only. All ranks.
  • Location: Rideau Osgoode
  • Date/time: May 19/2017 @ 7:00-9:00 pm
  • Cost: $30

With more than three decades of Martial Arts experience, Sensei Dan has an impressive tournament record; he has trained with many experienced instructors and talented fighters, and has himself trained hundreds of Black Belts. In this seminar, Sensei Dan will cover fundamental sparring concepts.

June

Making Sense of Self Defence

  • Instructor: Sensei Jamie Wright
  • Audience: Teens and adults only. All ranks.
  • Location: Eastwind
  • Date/time: TBD
  • Cost: $30

Sensei Jamie brings years of training and real-world experience to this session. You’ll gain insight into the nature of the sorts of attacks that you’ll face, how to detect when trouble is brewing, and engage in all sorts of practical exercises to train your body to react. We all know what self defence is but this seminar will give each participant an even better understanding.

August

Goju Ryu Kata and Bunkai (Sandan+)

  • Instructor: Sensei Mike Sywyk
  • Audience: Black Belts (Sandan+)
  • Location: Rideau Osgoode
  • Date/time: TBD (Friday)
  • Cost: $30 EMAC (or $50 for this and the next day)

Goju Ryu Kata and Bunkai

  • Instructor: Sensei Mike Sywyk
  • Audience: Black Belts
  • Location: Eastwind
  • Date/time: TBD (Saturday)
  • Cost: $30 EMAC

All EMAC Brown and Black Belts are invited to come and train Hojo Undo and Goju Ryu Katas and Bunkai. The session will be lead by Kyoshi Mike Sywyk, Sensei Wayne Beaton, and other senior EMAC Black Belts.

Emergency/Standard First Aid

  • Instructor: Paul Needham
  • Audience: Everybody
  • Location: Rideau Osgoode
  • Date/time: TBD
  • Cost: TBD

Comprehensive two-day course offering first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for those who need training due to work requirements or who want more knowledge to respond to emergencies at home. Includes the latest first aid and CPR guidelines. Meets federal and a variety of provincial/territorial regulations for Standard First Aid and CPR. Exceeds competitors’ standards by including injury prevention content, CPR and AED.

September

TBD

October

EMAC National Black Belt Grading

  • Audience: EMAC Black Belts Only
  • Location: TBD
  • Date/time: TBD (Friday)
  • Cost: TBD

Gasshuku

  • Audience: Everybody
  • Location: TBD
  • Date/time: TBD (Saturday)
  • Cost: TBD

The Budo Gasshuku provides you with the opportunity to meet and train with instructors with different experiences and mindsets. Expand your knowledge. The Gasshuku gives you an opportunity see and learn things that you might otherwise not get an opportunity to see and learn: Katas, Kihon Bunkai, Rensoku Kumite, Oyo, Hojo Undo, Kobudo, Jiu Jitsu, and do much more!

Seminar

  • Instructor: Sensei Mike Sywyk
  • Audience: Black Belts
  • Location: TBD
  • Date/time: TBD (Sunday)
  • Cost: TBD

November

OKDR Kobudo Training and Friendship Gasshuku

  • Instructor: Sensei Neil Stolsmark and others
  • Audience: OKDR Members
  • Location: Wisconsin
  • Date/time: TBD
  • Cost: TBD

Goju Ryu Kata and Bunkai (Sandan+)

  • Instructor: Sensei Mike Sywyk
  • Audience: Black Belts (Sandan+)
  • Location: Rideau Osgoode
  • Date/time: TBD (Friday)
  • Cost: $30 EMAC (or $50 for this and the next day)

Goju Ryu Kata and Bunkai

  • Instructor: Sensei Mike Sywyk
  • Audience: Black Belts
  • Location: Eastwind
  • Date/time: TBD (Saturday)
  • Cost: $30 EMAC

All EMAC Brown and Black Belts are invited to come and train Hojo Undo and Goju Ryu Katas and Bunkai. The session will be lead by Kyoshi Mike Sywyk, Sensei Wayne Beaton, and other senior EMAC Black Belts.

December

Making Sense of Self Defence

  • Instructor: Sensei Jamie Wright
  • Audience: Teens and adults only. All ranks.
  • Location: Sakura Martial Arts Academy, Perth
  • Date/time: TBD
  • Cost: $30

Sensei Jamie brings years of training and real-world experience to this session. You’ll gain insight into the nature of the sorts of attacks that you’ll face, how to detect when trouble is brewing, and engage in all sorts of practical exercises to train your body to react. We all know what self defence is but this seminar will give each participant an even better understanding.