for January, 2000!
1/30/00 -- Happy New Year! This month saw the Grand
Opening celebration of Sensei Jim Silvan's new dojo in Concord,
California. In conjunction with this event was a seminar held
to raise money donated to the family of Sensei Walter Todd who
tragically passed away in November of 1999. (Information on donating
to the Todd family can be accessed here).
Joining Sensei Silvan and his students to celebrate and demonstrate
their martial arts skills were Professor Vinton Koklich (American Kenpo
karate); Sensei Ken Shockley (Shorin Ji-Ryu karate); Sensei Rocky
Ryan (Shorin-Ryu karate, Jujitsu); Sensei Tim Evans (Shorin-Ryu
karate); Master August O'Neal (Tae Kwon Do); Sensei Aileen Martinez
(Shorin Ji-Ryu karate); Sensei John Lofton (Renbukai karate).
Sensei Silvan's dojo is located at 3494 Clayton Road.
Classes are held daily for all ages and experience levels.
Further information can be obtained by calling (925) 691-6747 or by
contacting the RyuBuKan dojo.
and guests at Silvan Grand Opening. From left to right: Pedro
Bernardy, Ron Lok, John Lofton, Tim Evans, Rocky Ryan, Ken Shockley,
August O'Neal, Aileen Martinez