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 Photos over the years with O'Sensei, his son and OKCD.

 

 
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Son and Father 1996

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Father comments on son's stance!1996

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Hanshi with the OKCD yudansha ranks 1996

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Hanshi with the OKCD 1996

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Hanshi with the OKC Ann Arbor 1999

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Naihanchi Sandan

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Shimabukuros Eiko and Eizo 1996

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Shimabukuros Sensei & Smoger Sensei 1996

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Shimabukuros Sensei & Smoger Sensei, Christensen Sensei 1996

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Autographs after the test

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Michgan camp with O'Sensei 1999

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O'Sensei 1984 Ann Arbor, MI.

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O'Sensei, Mike Melekian, Ilene J. Smoger, Barbara Christensen and Deb Webb 1984

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Barbara Christense with O'Sensei and his wife Ann Arbor, MI.  1984

Okinawa 1995
Sean Deuby Sensei visited Japan on business and flew down to Okinawa for several days to visit
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Entrance to the hombu dojo (also O'Sensei's house)

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Front of the house. The small roof in the left foreground is the front door. The second and third floors are open and used for class.

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Interior shot of the formal room. Though this room is set up traditionally, the rest of the house is quite modern.

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Composite shot from 3rd floor, the "sky dojo". Kanna beach is on the left.

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Shuto-uke / ryohanchin-dachi lesson on the porch at night. Very rough concrete, both O'Sensei and Sean wore shoes.

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Look at the size difference. Sean is 6' tall. This helps explain why some techniques are more difficult for taller students.

Night workouts were very welcome. September in Okinawa was hot and humid beyond anything Sean had experienced before (including Texas)