For Non-IKKF Dojos / Organizations


Dojo Head Instructors

NOW, you can sponsor an authentic IKKF OKINAWAN KOBUDO SEMINAR taught by one of the top traditional Kobudo authorities / practitioners in the United States - and at your own school or facility!

YES, if you are a practitioner of traditional Karate and have a strong interest in OKINAWAN KOBUDO, then this is an opportunity you should not ignore.

NOW, you and your students can train in taditional OKINAWA KENPO KOBUDO as taught by Hanshi C. Bruce Heilman, 9th Dan Karate, 9th Dan Kobudo, a practitioner of the arts since 1961. He is a past senior student of Hanshi Seikichi Odo, Okinawa, Japan, and three time World Kobudo Champion.

Hanshi Heilman is considered one of the top Karate & Kobudo practitioners in the States today! Hanshi Heilman teaches "Odo Lineage Kobudo", which is highly acclaimed for its unique balance of power and flow with a strong emphasis on target removal and angular attacks. This complete weapons system includes over 30 authentic weapons forms with 10 traditional Okinawan weapons!


An IKKF OKINAWAN KOBUDO SEMINAR can be taught at your school or facility by Hanshi Heilman for only $400 per day plus expenses (travel and room as required). Seminar length is normally four hours.

With respect to "expenses", it is expected that the Seminar Sponsor will pay for the cost of plane travel (regular coach) from Reading, Pa. USA to the Seminar destination and back, provide for a hotel room during the visit and cover food expenses.


The range of topics covered at an IKKF OKINAWAN KOBUDO SEMINAR will be tailored to the particular seminar group or sponsor's needs. Topics for open seminars (non-IKKF members) include:

o History of Okinawan Kobudo
o Explanation of Basics (grips, hand changes, blocks, strikes, etc.)
o Basic Drills
o Weapons Katas for Bo, Sai, Tunfa, and Nunchaku (Shihonuke, Kyan No Sai, Odo No Tunfa Ichi, Odo No Nunchaku, and Chounokun)
o Weapons Application
o Free-style Weapons Fighting

Additionally, IKKF Seminars can be held to cover the following topics:

o Okinawa Kenpo Karate,
o Okinawa Kenpo Kobudo,
o Ju-Jitsu / Self-Defense,
o Groundfighting, and
o Sparring Concepts.

Sponsoring an IKKF SEMINAR is an excellent way to increase the level of interest at your Dojo as well as help establish your school presence in the local area as a leading provider of quality traditional martial arts.


All participants of an IKKF OKINAWAN KOBUDO SEMINAR will receive an 8x10 Certificate of Achievement from the International Karate Kobudo Federation and signed by Hanshi Heilman.


Call or write Hanshi Heilman to reserve your seminar date and receive promotional materials to aid in your advertising for the seminar. Don't delay - schedule your IKKF OKINAWAN KOBUDO SEMINAR today.


IKKF Organization / Style Heads in Shotokan, Okinawan Seidokan, Tae Kwon Do, etc. are also available for Martial Arts Seminars. Contact IKKF Honbu for more information.

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