- Written by Deb Crawford
For the 5th anniversary of our club, we will be holding a seminar and promotional on October 10th. and 11th. at the First Church of the Nazarene, 5200 South 6th St. Rd. , Springfield, Illinois. Sensei Ken Maunz will be leading the seminar.
Friday night will be a brown and black belt workout from 6 to 8 PM, then to Show-me's for dinner. Sensei Maunz will be working with everyone on basics, katas includ- ing Sanchin, sparring techniques and different bunkai.
Saturday morning, at 9:00 AM.; Sensei Maunz will work with the children on the art of punching and kicking for 45 minutes.
After Sensei Maunz speaks to the group, we will break for a light lunch which will be provided.
From 1:00 to 1:30 those going up for promotion will be able to practice and prepare, with promotions lasting until approximately 3:30.
Those who would like to go for dinner, it will be held at the Barrelhead, around 5:30PM.
Any GKK members who would like to attend may do so. Fees are $20 for brown belt and below, $25 for black belt.
There are a few hotels relatively close to the church including:
Baymont Inn at 5871 S 6th St. room rates around $85 per night.
Ramada Limited at 5970 S 6th St. room rates $59 - $93 per night.
Motel 6 at 6011 S 6th. St.
From Interstate 55:
I 55 Exit 90 (Toronto Road),
East on Toronto Road to Frontage Road (by McDonalds),
North on Frontage Road 1 mile to church, next to Noll Medical Pavilion
If you have any questions please contact Sensei Kim Barrington at 217-891-6242.