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Chandler Librarians Learn Self-Defense

Posted by Dan Hausel, Soke on January 30, 2012 at 2:15 PM Comments comments (0)

Imagine – you’re in-between bookshelves at the public library just before closing – someone sneaks up behind and grabs you. What do you do with that book in your hand?

Several librarians of the Chandler Public Library were confronted with this and other scenarios at a recent seminar taught by Hall of Fame martial artist and grandmaster, Soke Hausel of the

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Arizona Martial Artist Inducted into Hall of Fame

Posted by Dan Hausel, Soke on January 30, 2012 at 2:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Soke Hausel of Mesa, Arizona, was inducted into Action Martial Arts Hall of Honors at the Tropicana Resort in New Jersey on January 20th of 2012. Touted as the world’s largest gathering of martial arts superstars, film & combat celebrities & renowned masters in the world, the event has become known as the Academy of Awards of Martial Arts. Inducted for Outstanding Contributions to Martial Arts as a Grandmaster, Professor Hausel taught martial ar...

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Arizona Samurai Defend Against Pumpkin Attacks

Posted by Dan Hausel, Soke on October 20, 2011 at 2:30 PM Comments comments (0)

It’s Halloween; the season of ninja, the season of pumpkins, the season of samurai? It’s all of these at the Arizona School of Traditional Karate at the border of Mesa and Gilbert on Baseline where things are always a little different. Different because the school stresses ‘traditional’ curriculum (remember Mr. Myagi in the Karate Kid?), and because classes are taught by Hall of Famer, Soke Hausel, 10th dan, a kojyu of budo (p...

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Professor earns MASTER of Martial Arts degree

Posted by Dan Hausel, Soke on October 14, 2011 at 3:45 PM Comments comments (0)

Few ever master martial arts – it takes years of dedication & training.

Dr. Neal Adam, Associate Professor of Biology at Grand Canyon University, receives certification as Shihan (Master Instructor of Martial Arts) and Godan (...

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TOP-RATED Karate Classes in Phoenix!

Posted by Dan Hausel, Soke on March 17, 2011 at 7:55 PM Comments comments (0)

Soke Hausel poses in kokutsu dachi - photo by Kenrick Davis. rated the Arizona School of Traditional Karate in Mesa and Seiyo Kai International Hombu as having the #1...

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Girl Scouts Learn Self-Defense from Grandmaster

Posted by Dan Hausel, Soke on February 24, 2011 at 11:50 AM Comments comments (0)

On Wednesday, February 23rd, a group of girl scouts from Troup 4102 in Mesa learn a little about Self-Defense. The 2-hour clinic focused on simple blocking and strikes along with a variety of escapes designed to teach them how to react if attacked by an adult.

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Mesa Karate Students Learn to be Peasant Farmers

Posted by Dan Hausel, Soke on February 17, 2011 at 12:40 AM Comments comments (0)

Our Karate students at the Seiyo Shorin-Ryu Hombu, also known as the Arizona School of Traditional Karate finished a few months in training in the Kuwa (garden Hoe) and several were certified in the use of a hoe. Now these people can not only grow tomatoes in their gardens, they can also use the hoe to sweep your feet out from under you, remove your toes, and much more.

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Arizona School is Top-Rated Karate School!

Posted by Dan Hausel, Soke on February 1, 2011 at 5:30 PM Comments comments (0)

"I'm always looking for ways to help market my Traditional Okinawan Karate and Kobudo training services. Thumbtack is a good way for me to help me show off my expertise in traditional Okinawan Shorin-Ryu Karate, Kobudo, Samurai arts and self-defense. Check out my listing to learn even more about what I do!"



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Posted by Dan Hausel, Soke on October 29, 2010 at 12:10 AM Comments comments (0)

The University of Wyoming Campus Shorin-Ryu Karate and Kobudo Club and Sensei Lenny Martin sponsored a group of three self-defense clinics for the general public and the University community (staff, faculty, students). The clinics were supported by grants from ASUW and University of Wyoming Housing and Food Services and were used to bring in Hall-of-Fame karate grandmaster Soke Hausel from Gilber...

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Knife Defense Clinic at UW in Laramie

Posted by Dan Hausel, Soke on October 26, 2010 at 3:01 PM Comments comments (0)

Members of Seiyo Kai International traveled to Laramie to train in Knife Defense at a clinic sponsored by the University of Wyoming Campus Shorin-Ryu Karate Club. The clinic was taught by Hall of Fame Grandmaster Soke Hausel from the Mesa Arizona Hombu. Members learned how to defend and disarm attackers with knives.

Shihan Kyle Gewecke trains young martial artists in Gillette, Wyoming

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Shihan Kyle Gewecke of the Gillette, Wyoming Shorin-Ryu dojo was high-lighted by the Gillette New Record teaching some young martial artists at Lakeview Elementary School. Shihan Gewecke began his martial arts career at the University of Wyoming when he was introduced to traditional karate in a Beginning Karate class taught in the Department of Physical Education. After starting the class, he joined the UW Campus Shorin-Ryu Karate and Kobudo Club and trained until he graduated from the Univer...

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