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Hope, British Columbia, Canada

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CALENDAR


The following dates are of importance to Hope Yama Dojo.


January:

15th (1956) Tatsuo Shimabuku announces the name of his new style of karate (Isshin Ryu).

18th (1997) Sensei Norm Losier's first Sho Dan promotion (his daughter, Nikol Losier).

21st (1992) the first formal (registered) class at Hope Yama Dojo under Sensei Norm.

March:

7th (1996) Hope Yama Dojo's first Sho Dan promotion (Pat Dagnino).

25th (1938) birth of A.J. Advincula in Juneau, Alaska.

May:

11th (1941) birth of Sherman Harrill in Lebanon, Missouri.

30th (1975) death of Tatsuo Shimabuku in Agena, Okinawa.

September:

19th (1908) birth of Tatsuo Shimabuku in Chan, Okinawa.

October:

18th (1997) Hope Yama Dojo hosts its first Shiai.

November:

4th (2002) death of Sherman Harrill in Council Bluffs, Iowa.

25th (2006) Sensei Norm promoted to Roku Dan.

December:

1st (1958) A.J. Advincula meets Master Shimabuku in Okinawa for the first time.




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