Welcome to Isshinryu Today, Tonight's featured guest is Kyoshi Vincent Colangelo, Sr. of the John D. Remick, Sr. School of Isshinryu, (Maryland) Kyoshi is the inheritor of the John D. Remick, Sr. School of Isshinryu Karatedo & Kobudo dojo and lineage. He also is a student of Ed McGrath's School of Isshinryu Karatedo & Kobudo and a lifetime member of the IIAOKA. He serves as dai ichi to Vena Sensei and is Vice President of the IIAOKA, Board Member and Legacy Leader. He has a dojo that produces champion competitors and we are proud to have him as a special guest on our new program Isshinryu Today. Your host this evening is Renshi Kyle Forrest of Team KIA in Lexington North Carolina, along with his Co-Host, Kancho Daniel J. Vena inheritor of Ed McGrath's School of Isshinryu Karatedo & Kobudo Wake Forest, North Carolina. This program airs live every Sunday night at 6 PM EST. You are invited to call into the show and talk to us about your martial arts journey. Tonight subject matter will be the eight empty hand katas of Isshinryu Karatedo. Seisan, Seiunchin, Naihanchi, Wansu, Chinto, Kusanku, Sunsu and Sanchin. Renshi Kyle Forrest along with our featured guest Kyoshi Colangelo will explain how we teach these empty hand katas as well as talk about the bunkai and embusen. Our goal is to explain the benefits of learning these katas and how they pay big dividends over time. Join us and lets create that living room enviornment, grab your favorite beverage and lets kick it off.
This program Isshinryu Today, is dedicated to our Founder Shimabuku Tatsuo Shinkichi Sensei, all first generation United States Marine Corps Students, Grand Master Harold Long and the IHOF, Hanshi Phil Little, the USIKA, Don Nagle Sensei, Ed McGrath Sensei.