October 20, 2020: News Notification from Okinawa
WMKA 2020 Worldwide Virtual Event and Memorial Tribute to Grandmaster Shoshin Nagamine
Dear WMKA members,
We have less than two weeks before the “WMKA 2020 Worldwide Virtual Event and Memorial Tribute to Grandmaster Shoshin Nagamine” event which will be held twice on November 1st at 8:00 am and 8:00 pm Okinawa local time. November 1st was the originally scheduled date for “The Memorial Monument Unveiling & Celebration for Founder Shoshin Nagamine” in Okinawa. All Events in Okinawa were postponed to 2021.
Please know that all WMKA dojo owners and their students may register for one or both of these events:
First Zoom Online Workout: November 1st 8:00 am Okinawa time
The 8 am event will feature a speech and special karate instruction by WMKA president Yoshitaka Taira (Hanshi 10th dan).
Second Zoom Online Workout: November 1st 8:00 pm Okinawa time
The 8 pm event will feature a speech and special Karate instruction by Vice-president Toshimitsu Arakaki (Hanshi 10th dan).
Remember to refer to your time zone and select your convenient time to participate for the 8 am and/or the 8 pm event according to your country’s location (you may participate in both events if convenient for you!).
If you are affected by Daylight Savings Time and you register for the 8PM session, please note that you will need to log into the Zoom session an hour earlier due to the time change early morning of November 1.
If you are a dojo owner and have not received your link for registration please contact either:
Fred Schlesinger: firstname.lastname@example.org
or Martin O’Malley: email@example.com
We will mail you the registration information and Zoom Links.
If you are a member of a WMKA dojo please ask your sensei to provide you with the link(s) needed for registration.
Note: Event registration will be only for WMKA/EMKA member dojos and the students of WMKA/EMKA Dojos. Dojo Owners: Please share the registration links only with your students.
“We expect to meet you at” November 1st t “Zoom Online Workouts” on November 1, 2020 (Okinawa date) and “The Memorial Monument Unveiling and Celebration for Shoshin Nagamine in Okinawa” next year.”
Yoshitaka Taira, President of the WMKA