Aron Caldwell and Alex Ulrich are preparing to go to Ohio for a regional Ju-Jutsu tournament with the United States Ju-Jitsu Organization.
This page is devoted to posting published or unpublished articles connected with the Shin Ryu Kan. Some are essays written by Shihan James A. Caldwell in an effort to inform or to educate interested parties. It is also a place to post current or future Dojo activities. Comments and questions are welcome. We will make every attempt to provide a response to any and all reasonable inquiries.
Okinawan Kobu-Do Special Activities
Sensei Jay Overly and a couple of his students traveled here from Topeka, KS to participate in special Kobu-Do training. We concentrated on the Nunchaku and Sai.
Karate-Do Special Activities
We conducted a seminar at Homann Karate Center in Crown Point, IN. Brett Homann and his wife Kimmy were gracious host. We worked on all aspects of the Soryu Karate-Do Kihon Kokyu Ho Basic Breathing Exercise.
Kobu-Do Considerations: The Standards of James A. Caldwell
KARATE PROFILES MAGAZINE, by H.W. Keyes, January/February 1995 — It took about three years to get it all in place but after everything was completed and sanctioned, Shihan James Caldwell, USA Chairman of both the All Japan Soryu Karate-Do Federation and an instructor affiliated with the All Okinawan Kobu-Do Association (International Okinawan Kobu-Do Association, USA), observed a […]
The Kicking Chicken: An Illustrated Short Story
KARATE PROFILES MAGAZINE, by Tiffany Caldwell, May 1993 — Nine-year-old Tiffany Caldwell is a Soryu stylist who studies at Shin Ryu Kan dojo, Omaha, Nebraska, under the direction of her sensei/father Jim Caldwell. Studying karate and kobudo along with participation in USA Karate Federation (USAKF) tournaments are just what Tiffany is interested in doing. “I have to practice […]
The Explorations of Shihan James A. Caldwell
KARATE PROFILES MAGAZINE, by H.W. Keyes, September 1993 — The notebook was small-sized and black. A quick movement of the fingertips allowed its zippered privacy to relax and expose its contents. The pages, filled with dated information written by the same hand along with numerous sketches and diagrams, had a diary appearance. Though the miniature three-ring binder […]
Soryu Karate-Do Legacy
The All Japan Soryu Karate-Do Federation, USA By Kaicho James A. Caldwell a.k.a. Tatsuo Koyasu Michio Koyasu’s teacher, Kanken Toyama, never felt there should be styles of Karate-Do. Toyama Sensei founded the All Japan Karate-Do Federation (AJKF) in order to perpetuate this belief. The AJKF was created to provide a format to bring different Karate […]