January 12 – Pam Logan joins Boulder alumnus Phil Morgan at a special memorial practice in Seattle honoring a Pacific Northwest area black belt who passed away.
November 3 – Jeffrey Ross attends a practice in California for fifth-degree black belts, the highest level awarded in SKA.
August 10-11 – Pam Logan in Pasadena, California for SKA’s 63rd Annual Nisei Week Exhibition and Tournament and for a special practice led by Mr. Yasunori Ono, visiting Shihan from Japan.
June 5-8 – Jeffrey Ross attends Summer Special Training East in Amherst, Massachusetts.
May 21 – Boulder Dojo hosting Gilead Sher, godan, a guest instructor from Israel.
May – Pam Logan and brown belt Tatiana Sazonova establish a satellite dojo at the Denver Federal Center in Lakewood.
April 27-28 – Jeffrey Ross attends “Spring in the South,” an event in Durham, NC that featured advanced instruction by Godan Ray Berry.
April 6-8 – Pam Logan is guest instructor at the dojos in Salt Lake City, UT and Richland, WA.
March 16 — Pam Logan is a guest instructor at Whittier Dojo and Cal State Long Beach Dojo, both in southern California.
February 10 – Jeffrey Ross joins SKA black belts from around the US and Canada at an advanced class at the Shotokan Ohshima Dojo in California.
January 20 – Brown belt Sophia Model completes her third Special Training. She was honored with a spot in the middle of the circle during the 90-minute kibadachi (horse stance) practice. Kudos to Sophia!
November 11 – Alisa Model, age 14, takes a Kyu examination and earns her brown belt. Her sister Sophia, age 17, earned the rank ikkyu, the highest level of brown belt. Congratulations to both!
October 20-21 – Boulder Dojo hosts visiting senior godan Mark Kohagura for a series of advanced practices. For this special event we were joined by members of our sister dojos in Kansas City and Phoenix.
August 5 – Boulder dojo members Jeffrey Ross, Mark Wilson and Pam Logan joined karate-ka from around the world to celebrate the 88th birthday of SKA’s founder, Tsutomu Ohshima. Former Boulderites Steve Bankes, Phil Morgan, and Mark Kohagura were also present.
June 13-17 — Pam Logan, Alex Kogan, and Sophia Model attend West Summer Special Training in California while Jeffrey Ross attends East Summer Special Training in Massachusetts.
May 5-6 – Pam Logan visits Kansas City Dojo to teach two self-defense classes and a black belt practice