Available Seminar Courses

Available Seminar Information Page

 We have assembled several Training Seminars that we are able to provide to interested groups or parties. 
 Our purpose in making these seminars available, is to spread the unique information that we are able to provide. Our purpose is NOT to "recruit" anyone to our system of training. These seminars are provided to enhance "whatever" system that you teach/train in. We feel that we can provide useful, accurate and functional training in each of the areas that we provide instruction for. 
  The various seminars that we offer, cover several subjects and levels. For any of our Tuite Technique/Application Courses, we have only one perquisite course (our “6 Tuite Principles”).
  Having once attended that introductory course, the student will have a foundation that can be used for both defensive application practice and training, as well as continued research (with tuite as well as kyusho and impact applications). 
 We also offer courses in the practice of Shodo and the various studies related to it. The Shuji Tool & Utensil Use and Care Course is a "free" introductory (1hour) class that provides initial instruction for using and caring for the brush, tools and material
 Additional Calligraphy courses include classes to determine an attendee's "Name Seal Kanji"(for use with a "Seal-Stone"). We also teach a basic "Katakana" Translation Course (useful for learning how to correctly brush a student's name's for certificates).
 Seminars are priced according to subject content and the instruction time (commonly 4, 6, 12hr.) of the seminar requested, Any of these classes could also be offered as a multi-day seminar format as well (if desired). Contact us for pricing on what course you'd be interested in hosting. Minimum course attendance level (student count) for all courses is 10 students (excluding L.E. Courses). Course Instruction costs are determined for each subject based upon attendee count and travel distance. (Attendee seminar cost is determined by the host, who will set the price of the course for attendee's).

 Law Enforcement Courses: 

Defensive Tactics (Introductory/Review)
 This course provides instruction of L.E. related instruction for unarmed defensive tactics. This course covers officer defensive tactics/techniques and initial suspect control/compliance utilizing techniques designed and taught by Seiyu Oyata for L.E. instruction.
Prisoner Handcuffing & Compliance/Escort
 This course provides instruction for suspect/prisoner handcuffing, escort and search techniques. This include single and multiple officer handcuffing, search, suspect control/compliance and escort method instruction.
Handgun Retention (Holstered or Drawn)
 This course provides instruction for Holstered handgun retention (utilizing the commonly used "retention" holsters) utilizing techniques designed and taught by Seiyu Oyata for L.E. instruction.
 We also offer a "drawn" officer weapon retention course. This course is designed for use by Law Enforcement/security personnel utilizing techniques designed and taught by Seiyu Oyata for L.E. instruction
(Civilian courses are also available for this course, contact for further details/information/pricing etc.)

Martial Arts Courses:

Tuite Courses:

  6 Tuite Principles
  This course introduces the attendee to the 6 Principles that we utilize for the determination of correct tuite application. We've found these principles to be extremely beneficial to students as well as instructors when establishing correct performance of any Tuite techniques. (This course will teach/review the "palm/fold"/"push-catch" technique as a learning reference source/tool). 

  Application of Kihon Tuite Techniques 
  This course will guide the attendees through the performance of the most common initially taught Tuite techniques. These are techniques that are often taught as the foundation motions for the majority of instructed Tuite techniques.   
 When referencing to our 6 Tuite Principles, we've found that student's and/or instructor's utilizing that methodology can often "self" correct any incorrectly performed techniques. 
(6 Tuite Principle Course Prerequisite)

Oriental Brush Calligraphy Courses:
#00 Shuji Tool & Utensil Use and Care Course (1-Hour)
  This short (no cost) course provides instruction for the use of all of the commonly utilized tools and accessories that are demonstrated/used within the instructed courses. This class is also prerequisite for all of the listed "brushing" courses.

#000 Brush Calligraphy Introduction Course  (2-Hour)
  This course is intended to provide the prospective brush calligraphy student with information about, as well as some “hand's on” experience with the art of Shodo. This allows the student to see if they are (truly) interested in pursuing this study (before investing in the required materials). The course will provide some historical information, as well as explaining the basic care and use and care for the utilized tools that are used in the art. The instructor will show the student a limited number of strokes that are used in the art, then the student will be shown how to brush an individual “kanji”. This course utilizes “water-based” practice paper/brushes (thereby providing limited and easy “clean-up”) and the class is finalized with the student brushing the instructed kanji using traditional “ink and paper” (for the student to keep for themselves).

#01-Introduction to utilizing "Nelson's Kanji Dictionary"(1-Hour)
 This (no cost) course provides instruction the fundamental use of Nelson's Kanji Dictionary. This Text is the best (Calligraphy) Reference Standard that's readily available across the U.S. and is considered the industry "standard" (for Japanese to English translation purposes). 

#00 Introduction to Shodo (2-4 Hr.) This course introduces the student to the art of 'Shodo' (Oriental Brush Calligraphy). Attendee's will learn 7 Basic "strokes" that are used to brush Oriental Kanji and describes the use and care of the tools utilized to perform this art form. It allows the student to see if further pursuit in the art is something they would be interested in. This class includes an introductory guidebook for the instructed material.

#1-Basic Brush Strokes for Chinese/Japanese Kanji (2=4Hr. Classes)
  This course provides instruction for brushing the 28 strokes required to brush any/all of the Chinese/Japanese Kanji. An accompanying book for the material covered is available (and is provided in some class offerings).

#2-Brushed Katakana (4-Hr.)
   This short course provides instruction for brushing the Katakana (used for writing "foreign" to Japanese words/names), Attendee's should be familiar with the common (foundation) brush strokes that are used throughout the kanji. (Reference book by instructor is available).  

#3-Translating Student Names to Katakana (2-Hr.)
  This short course provides instruction for translating student's names in order to write them in katakana (commonly for use on certificates). Course provides students with instructional/reference handbook.

#4-Hankyo (Name-Seal) Kanji “determination” and Design (2-Hr.)
  This short course provides instruction for determining the appropriate kanji to utilize when having a "seal-stone" made. It makes use of the (2)  books (authored by the instructor) intended for that purpose.

#5-Shuji, Kyu-Rank Requirement Courses
(3 Classes, typically 1-course taught per/kyu rank) 
 These classes offer basic/introductory instruction for kyu rank students if/when an instructor wishes to introduce their students to basic Oriental calligraphy and/or include that instruction in their students instruction). 
Typical course instruction time frame/ 2 hours per/course.

1st  - Shuji Kihon Dai Ichi
2nd - Shuji Kihon Dai Ni
3rd  - Shuji Kihon Dai San

Contact for any further individual course details, Private/Small Group Instruction sessions are also available.

 Law Enforcement/security courses are subject to confirmation of eligibility (Affiliated Department/Company contact information, Instructional control officer name/position, etc.).

Contact via "Comments" for pricing/details/questions.

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