Kyodai Karate-Do Invitational

Shihan Georges Aschkar

2009 Kyodai Karate-Do Invitational
Queens, NY • October 2009

 

 

Shihan Kai Leung with Shotojuku Members

 

The Kyodai Invitational championship, directed by Shihan Georges Aschkar was held at Queens College, on October 25, 2009. The tournament was assisted by Shihan Mario Arthur and Sensei James Luk. This was the last NYTKL event for 2009.

 

Master Toyotaro Miyazaki with Shihan Kai Leung and Doctor Milorad Stricevic

 

Shihan Kai Leung greeting Shihan Georges Aschkar

 

Sensei James Luk at work in staging

 

Shidoin Edward Nieto with Rebeca Rodriguez and Sarah Caisser

 

Steven Holguin won the gold medal in kata and bronze in kumite

 

Destiny Vergara and Joyce Rodriguez

 

The International Shotokai Federation and the Shotojuku Dojo had a large group that participated and they won many medals. The Shotojuku Dojo thanks ISF members Sensei Jaime Paz, Sensei Luis Rojas, Sensei Bernard Clemons, Sensei Mustafa Elrakabawy, Sensei Janet Moreira and Shidoin Edward Nieto for judging. We also like to thank Sensei James Luk for a great job in staging and Jonathan Saltos, Gerald Vergara and Olivia Pagan for score keeping.

Our students had a great time and we look forward to attending Shihan George Aschkar's 2010 tournament!

Congratulations to all who participated!

 





 



Shihan Georges Aschkar

2008 Kyodai Karate-Do Invitational
Queens, NY • October 2008

 

Master Toyotaro Miyazaki

 

Shihan Georges Aschkar a senior student of Master Toyotaro Miyazaki hosted the Kyodai Invitational championships at Queens College, on October 26, 2008.

 

The tournament was very well run with the help of Shihan Mario Arthur and Sensei James Luk. All the founding members of the NYTKL were there to assist and run this annual tournament. This was the last NYTKL event for 2008.

 

Master Toyotaro Miyazaki with Shihan Kai Leung, Dr. Milorad Stricevic and Shihan Georges Aschkar

 

Shihan Kai Leung with Edward Nieto (L), Mike Soto, Jackie Soto,
[bottom] Destiny Vergara, Emily Soto and Matthew Soto

 

Shihan Kai Leung with Christopher and Jeffrey Meza

 

Shihan Kai Leung with Sensei James Luk, Jonathan Plasencia and Manny Aguana

 

Sarah Caisser, Eric Soto and Jonathan Plasencia

 

Master Toyotaro Miyazaki (C) with Shihan Balfour Wright (L), Shihan Jorge Decena (2nd L), Sensei Luis Rojas, Shihan Kai Leung and Sensei Jaime Paz

 

The tournament started on time and finish on time and it was one of the most well run events of the year.
Our members had a great time and look forward to next year's event.

 

Congratulations to all who participated!

 





 



Shihan George Aschkar's

2007 Kyodai Karate-Do Challenge
Queens, NY • October 2007

 

 

Shihan Leung (c) with Steven Holguin, Edward Nieto, Jackie Soto, Sebastian Acosta

 

Shihan Kai Leung and tournament host Shihan Georges Aschkar

 

Juan Carlos Arizaga winning 2nd place in Kata and Kumite

 

The International Shotokai Karate-Do Federation under the direction of Shihan Kai Leung attended Shihan Georges Aschkar's 2007 Kyodai Karate-Do Challenge on October 28, 2007.

 

Shihan Kai Leung, Jackie Soto 1st Place Kata Winner, Shihan Cleve Baxter

 

Sebastian Acosta 1st place (L), Edward Nieto 2nd place (C) in Black Belt Kata

 

Jackie Soto (R) Place 3rd in Women Black Belt Kumite

 

The tournament was very well run with the help of Shihan Mario Arthur the President of the Haitian Sports Foundation.

 

Shihan Kai Leung (R) and Shihan Mario Arthur (L)

 

Shihan Cleveland Baxter WKF referee and Shihan Cedric Barksdale WKF referee and founding members of the newly formed New York Traditional Karate League were there to help run this annual event.

 

Sebastian Acosta performing Superinpei and winning first place

 

Shidoin Edward Nieto performing Gojushiho-sho and winning second place

 

Our students had a great time and we look forward to attending Shihan George Aschkar's 2008 tournament!

 

Congratulations to all who participated.