The New Iberia Karate Institute (NIKI) is the oldest and only traditional karate club in the city and parish. It was first established in 1973. The Chief Examiner is Takayuki Mikami, 9th Dan and the Chief Instructor is Mr. Scott Decuir, 6th Dan. Mr. Decuir has been certified by the JKA as an instructor, examiner and judge. This blog is an opportunity for members and friends of the dojo to get information on Karate and events and interact with each other and Sensei.
Friday, November 30, 2007
KYU TEST. The kyu belt test for the students of NIKI will be held at our dojo on Saturday, December 15th. There will be a couple of pre-tests for all students on Wednesday, December 12th, 10:00 a.m. and also Friday, December 14th at 6.00 p.m. There is no cost for the pre-test. Registration for the test begins Tuesday, December 11th. Everyone must register by Friday, December 14th. Register early because there will be limited space for participation in the clinic. More Information is available in the newsletter at the dojo.
END OF THE YEAR TRAINING (Black Belts Only) The End of the Year Training is on Saturday, December 8th in New Orleans at the LKA. The training, which is black belts only, will be from 12 noon to 1:30 pm. The cost to participate is $20.00. The ASKF meeting follows at 2:00 pm. The ASKF End of the Year Party begins that evening at the dojo at 7:00 pm. There is
an instructor training class on Sunday, December 9th at 10:00 am.
CHRISTMAS PARTY. The NIKI/LKC Christmas party will be held at the LKC at a date and time to be determined in the next couple of weeks. We will let you know when it is decided. Everyone is asked to bring a dish of your favorite holiday treat for everyone to share.
Tuesday, November 20, 2007
Saturday, November 17, 2007
Mobile KARATE camp. The annual Mobile Karate Training Camp has been offered by the University of South Alabama for the past 32 plus years. It is designed for any style of karate. It is scheduled for November 2nd-4th. Also, the ASKF Collegiate Tournament is scheduled for Saturday, November 3rd. The tournament features kata and kumite competitions and is open to all full-time college students. Look for the camp brochures at the office.
A NEW BEGINNERS GROUP STARTS IN DECEMBER so if you know of anyone that would like to start training please let them know. ALSO there is a HALF PRICE REGISTRATION SPECIAL FOR NOVEMBER!
11/2-4 Mobile Camp Mobile, AL
11/9-11 JKAWF Am National Champ Phoenix, AZ
11/18 Dan Exam LKA Dojo
12/8 End of the Year Training LKA Dojo
**Black Belts Only
12/7 Kyu Belt Pre-Test NIKI Dojo
12/14 Kyu Belt Pre-Test NIKI Dojo