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Seikichi Odo: A Master of Generations

It has been 12 years since the passing of the late Grand Master of Okinawa Kenpo Karate Kobudo, Seikichi Odo. In the Okinawa Kenpo ‘family’, the years may weigh on us with fear, pain,  joy and hope.  We have come so far since Odo sensei’s passing, yet it seems like yesterday when he was telling me to do my kata, “one more time.”

Okinawa Kenpo of Oregon

Seikichi Odo

I really thought my sensei spoke very little English. I felt sorry for him. Afterall, he DID keep telling me to repeat my empty hand or weapons form, OVER AND OVER,  by saying “one more time.”  LITTLE DID I KNOW there was something else going on…

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