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Arizona Martial Arts Instructor Nominated for International Awards

Posted on September 8, 2014 at 12:30 AM Comments comments (3)

Arizona Martial Artist Honored by International Awards

The Arizona School of Traditional Karate in Mesa, Arizona is the world headquarters of the Seiyo No Shorin-Ryu Karate Kobudo Kai martial arts association. According to Grandmaster Hausel, Soke, the world head of this association, the martial arts school and association are somewhat unique in the ...

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Best of Mesa Award presented to Arizona School of Traditional Karate

Posted on September 26, 2013 at 8:20 PM Comments comments (0)

July 23rd, 2013 – The Arizona School of Traditional Karate, home of Hall-of-Fame martial arts instructor, Soke Hausel, was selected for the 2013 Best of Mesa Award. The Arizona Hombu (world administrative headquarters) for Seiyo No Shorin-Ryu Karate Kobudo Kai was also selected. Each year, the Mesa Award Program identifies companies that are believed to have achieved exceptiona...

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Arizona Martial Artists Awarded

Posted on July 2, 2013 at 6:10 PM Comments comments (1)

Phoenix, AZ, July 2nd, 2013: A group of traditional Shorin-Ryu martial artists from Arizona and Wyoming traveled to the Juko Kai National clinic in New Braunfels, Texas June 15th to train in an incredible art known as Combat Ki – a martial art of ...

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Mesa Martial Arts Instructor Awarded Who's Who

Posted on May 24, 2013 at 1:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Phoenix, AZ, May, 2013: Arizona martial arts instructor and Grandmaster of Shorin-Ryu Karate and Kobudo, Soke Hausel, was notified by Fred Marks, Editor-in-Chief of Marquis Who’s ...

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Posted on May 12, 2013 at 5:30 PM Comments comments (0)

Kobudo, the ancient Okinawan martial art of farming and fishing tools for self-defense has been so effective, that many law enforcement agencies around the globe adopted many of these tools for their line of work. One notable tool was the tonfa, a side handle baton that replaced the common ‘Billy club’ f...

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Utah martial artists train in Mesa, Arizona

Posted on May 9, 2013 at 11:35 AM Comments comments (0)

The Arizona Hombu in Mesa, welcomed several yudansha (black belt rank) and sempai (senior brown belts) from the Utah Shorin-Kai located in Murray, Utah to train in advanced martial arts techniques and hanbo on May 3rd and May 4th. The g...

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Arizona Martial Artists Train in Kobudo

Posted on June 4, 2012 at 11:00 AM Comments comments (0)

Mesa, AZ, June 4, 2012: Martial artists from Mesa, Gilbert, Chandler, Scottsdale, Phoenix & Tempe completed a year of training with

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Hall of Honors Inducts Arizona Grandmaster of Martial Arts

Posted on May 17, 2012 at 1:30 PM Comments comments (0)

ARIZONA MARTIAL ARTIST inducted into the Academy of Awards of Martial Arts

Planet News (5/17/2012) reported:

Hall of Fame martial artist, geologist, author, public speaker, astronomer, prospector and artist, Grandmaster Hausel of Arizona, was inducted into Action Martial Arts Magazine’s H...

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Martial Arts Experts Travel to Arizona for Training

Posted on April 25, 2012 at 2:45 PM Comments comments (0)


April 12th, a group of senior martial artists from Murray, Utah traveled from Salt Lake City to Phoenix Sky Harbor airport to train at the Arizona School of Traditional Karate and Seiyo Kai martial arts facility in Mesa and Gilbert, Arizona. The group from Utah included Kyoshi Watson, 8th degree bla...

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Arizona Martial Arts Students Defend Against Attacks

Posted on April 20, 2012 at 4:15 PM Comments comments (0)

Patrick Scofield was promoted to gokyu (green belt) and Ryan Harden was promoted to sankyu (brown belt) at the Arizona School of Traditional Karate in Mesa and Gilbert, Arizona after demonstrating several kata (forms), kobudo (weapons), and self-defense against armed and unarmed attackers. The above photo shows Ryan Harden (right) training with Shihan Adam,...

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