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Kyokushin Mastery Seminar 2024

Shihan Monaco works with students on the finer points of the practice of Kyokushin Karate.


Mark your calendars for an unforgettable weekend! Great Lakes Kyokushin proudly presents an exclusive seminar on Friday, March 8th, and Saturday, March 9th, 2024. Join us for a unique opportunity to learn from one of the world's top Kyokushin teachers, Shihan Michael Monaco (8th Dan), Founder and President of USA-IFK Kyokushin.


Shihan Monaco, with over 50 years of Kyokushin training, brings a wealth of knowledge and experience. Having trained directly under Kyokushin Founder Sosai Mas Oyama, IFK Founder Hanshi Steve Arneil, and World Oyama Founder Soshu Shigeru Oyama, he is a living legend in the martial arts community. Don't miss the chance to learn Kyokushin Karate firsthand from Shihan Monaco, who will be visiting from his USA-IFK Honbu Dojo in Rochester, New York.


Alongside Shihan Monaco, you'll also have the privilege of learning from Hanshi Albert Mady (9th Dan), a seasoned instructor in both Isshinryu and Kyokushin, known for his expertise in the bare-knuckle knockdown game. Joining them is Shihan Jerry Poe (5th Dan), USA-IFK Midwest Regional Chief from American Vital Karate in Harrod, Ohio.


Event Details:


Location: Farmington STEAM Academy Gymnasium-

32800 W 12 Mile Rd, Farmington Hills, MI 48334

Ticket Information: Visit to purchase tickets.

Event Schedule:


Friday-Training: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM



9:00 AM – 12:00 PM: Training by Shihan Monaco

2:00 PM – 5:00 PM: Fighting clinic and training with Hanshi Mady


Don't miss this unique opportunity to enhance your Kyokushin Karate skills with world-class instructors. Mark your calendars and be part of this extraordinary event!








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