April 29 – May 1


Photo by Peggy Gilbart





Shu Takahashi

7 Dan

Chief Instructor/Chairman SKDI

Douglas Luft

7 Dan

Albany, Vice Chairman SKDI

Robert Jacobs

7 Dan

UConn, Executive Director SKDI

Eiji Toryu

7 Dan

Boston, Secretary SKDI

Margaret Thomas

6 Dan

Coventry, Director SKDI


This year's UConn Spring Training Camp will be held the weekend of April 29 - May 1 at the University of Connecticut in Storrs. This camp is open to all who are interested in traditional Shotokan karate.

Training Schedule*:

Friday April 29


7:00 - 8:30 PM

Saturday April 30


Judge Practice


9:00 - 11:00 AM
2:00  -  3:30 PM

3:30  -  4:30 PM

4:30 - 10:00 PM

Sunday May 1


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






Please e-mail or call in the names, ranks and ages of people attending by Monday April 25. 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 Inn on Storrs” (formerly 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 (15 miles from campus. 20-25min drive).

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

Bob Jacobs
(860) 377-0338 (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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