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December 5-6 2020 SKH Quest Center Festival 40!

To-Shin Do September Festival 40… New Format!

In our Covid-19 times, you have 2 options for attending Festival 40! 

1. You can opt for five 1-hour Zoom sessions over Saturday and Sunday. You can practice what is taught in solo fashion, or team up with a friend as training partner at your home. Can you have a training target (standing floor bag), 6’ bo staff, and wooden sword to aid you in your virtual lessons? Stay-at-home Zoom option is $100 per person.

2. You can attend in person at the Dayton Quest Center dojo for Saturday and Sunday. You will get 7 hours of training – the 5 Zoom sessions plus 2 additional hours of decision-making training – and we will buy lunches for you both days. Ohio State Covid-19 safety protocols will be observed. Personal attendance option is $150.

Phone Dayton Quest Center 1 937 436-9990 with your credit card number, or register through PayPal at skhquest@skhquest.com (specify on PayPal that you are sending a “gift”; do not click “paying for product of service”). Include your email and tell us on PayPal which of the options you are registering for ($100 per person remote or $150 “in person”).
Saturday December 5

10-11 am – An-shu Stephen & Rumiko Hayes teach Bojutsu Kuji no Bo #2 Dai Ni Ho (“2nd Method”) … in classical form and modern unarmed version. Open him up for strikes; cause him to move in ways that leave him vulnerable.
Feint with a bo strike to the head and then quickly follow with a bo strike to the ribs…
Feint with unarmed strike to his face and then fire off a punch to the ribs. – 40 minutes
Bojutsu no Kamae – An-shu Stephen K. Hayes reviews bojutsu kamae – 20 minutes

1-2 pm – Shihan Blast! Shihan Mark Sentoshi Russo – Tactical flinch response – 20 minutes
James Kentoshi Norris – Knife grab – is that the real problem? – 20 minutes
Dennis Futoshi Mahoney – Focus – what is your intention? – 20 minutes

3:30-4:30 pm – An-shu Stephen & Rumiko Hayes teach Yondan 4th Degree sword kata Kiri Age (“Cutting up”) – … in classical form and modern unarmed version. Principle 2 – “Combination attacks with disrupting rhythm”. When the adversary gets the jump on you, slip to the side while you strike – defend and attack at the same moment. – 20 minutes.
Kiri Age for “gently subduing” troublemakers without brutal treatment – 20 minutes
An-shu Stephen K. Hayes teaches kuji-in “Fudo sword and rope” activation – 20 minutes.

Sunday December 6

10-11 am – An-shu Stephen & Rumiko Hayes teach Godan 5th Degree unarmed against the sword kata Ku-Ryaku (“Scoop away”)… in classical form and modern unarmed version. Move at just the right moment to just the right space to negate the aggressor’s speed, power, and angling. Use positioning, leverage, and his determined resistance to turn the aggressor’s strength against him. The aggressor fights your control. Your positioning causes his strength and leverage to work to your advantage – 40 minutes
An-shu Stephen K. Hayes demonstrates 4 breathing methods for combat – 20 minutes.

1-2 pm – Finishing touch! An-shu Rumiko Hayes teaches Hachidan 8th Degree naginata pole blade techniques (use a 6’ bo to practice along) for 20 minutes.
Shane Raitoshi Stevens teaches precision and structure of movement – 20 minutes.
An-shu Stephen K. Hayes teaches kuji-kiri “5-point star” activation meditation – 20 minutes.

Event will be at the Dayton Quest Center, 6236 Far Hills Ave, Dayton, Ohio 45459

Our phone is 937 436-9990 Our email is DaytonQuest@SKHQuest.com

January-February 2021 Chapel Hill Winter Quest

An-shu Stephen and Rumiko Hayes on their winter visit to Chapel Hill Quest Center will focus on To-Shin Do physical and spiritual training. Chapel Hill Quest Center, 6118-J, 8108, Farrington Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27517 (919) 489-8893

August 2021 Mountain Quest

An-shu Stephen and Rumiko Hayes annual visit to Grandfather Mountain in Blowing Rock, NC. Chapel Hill Quest Center, 6118-J, 8108, Farrington Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27517 (919) 489-8893

An-shu and Shihan Kai

Date(s) Location Event
Dec 5-6 Dayton, OH Festival 40
Jan-Feb 2021 Chapel Hill, NC Winter Quest
Aug 2021 Blowing Rock, NC Mountain Quest