The form of karate (empty hand) taught at this school is Pwang Gai Noon Ryu. It is one of the three largest styles in Okinawa. It is from the same system as Uechi Ryu. Our karate is an older style which is very exceptional in this day and age.

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The Okinawan weaponry (kobudo, which means “ancient way of stop fighting,” literally) is from the lineage of Matayoshi Shinpo Sensei of Naha, Okinawa. His organization is called Zen Okinawa Kobudo Renmei.

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Iaido is “the way of drawing the sword.” The live, unsharpened and sharpened blades are used with very practical sword fighting techniques. Because this is the “budo,” the “way of the samurai,” manners and philosophy are very much incorporated in this training.

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Michael Lee receives his second degree black belt

Michael Lee receives his second degree black belt in Pwang Gai Noon Ryu Karatedo from Shihan Bolz at Martial Arts Plus in Vacaville, CA.

Aaron Levine – 2nd Degree Black Belt

Aaron Levine received his 2nd Degree Black Belt in Kobudo from Shihan (Dr.) Bolz under the International Okinawa Kobudo Association headed by Shihan Mikio Nishiuchi. Aaron has been a direct student of Shihan Bolz for 11 years.