Photo by Peggy Gilbart


This year's UConn Spring Training Camp will be held the weekend of April 27-29 at the University of Connecticut in Storrs. Sensei Masataka Mori, 9th dan, Chief instructor of Shotokan Karate-Do International will be teaching Sat and Sun classes. This camp is open to all who are interested in traditional Shotokan karate.

Below is the tentative training and meals schedule*:

Friday April 27


7:00 - 8:30 PM

Saturday April 28

Cookout & Party

9:30 - 11:00 AM
2:00 - 4:00 PM
4:30 - 10:00 PM

Sunday April 29


9:00 - 11:00 AM


*All practices held at Willis Nichols Hawley Armory gymnasium. Continental breakfast will be available Sat & Sun morning at the dojo.

Participation fees will be on a sliding scale as follows:


Camp Rates:

Black Belts

Brown Belts

Green Belts

White Belts
& under 18

Entire Camp





Per Class






Prices include training fee plus one meal per class (except for Friday night when you'll be on your own for dinner). Please e-mail or call in the names of people attending by Monday April 23. There will be a $10 late charge for anyone not registered by this time.


If you wish to stay at a motel, the best option is the Best Western Regent Inn (phone (860) 423-8451, about 6 mi. south of campus on Rt. 195). Please make reservations early to be sure you get a room! Another option is the Red Roof Inn, 425 Hartford Turnpike (Rt. 30), Vernon CT (phone (860) 871-2432. Directions from I-84 west: Exit 65, bear right at end of ramp onto Rt 30 east. About 1/2 mile on left. 15 miles from campus. 20-25min drive).

If you have questions or want to register, please contact:

Bob Jacobs
(860) 429-7067 (home)
(860) 933-0810 (cell)
E-mail: uconnjka@charter.net

Directions to Dojo

Type “Willis Hawley Armory” into Google Maps to find location of gym on campus.

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