Kata and Kumite Seminars

Available for sensei, coaches & athletes

Date: Friday, October 14th, 2016

Sensei Javier Mantilla Kata Seminar (All Levels):

Sensei Javier Mantilla is the chairman of the Pan-American Referee Council and has served as a member of the referee council for the World Karate-do Federation for over 15 years. Sensei Mantilla has had an exceptional career as an international official, athlete and coach of the Venezuelan National Team. He has also led the development of sophisticated electronic materials with which to train officials. Sensei Mantilla will be assisted in his seminar by Sensei Jean Carlos Vasquez who is an SKIF Kata World Champion.

Location: 1100 Central Ave, Wilmette, IL. 60091

Time: 5:00-6:30pm

Pictures and Signatures 6:30-6:45pm

Fees: $50 for 1 session; $75 for 2 sessions 

Kumite Seminar by Venezuelan National Team Members (Advanced):

This Kumite Seminar will be led by The Fantastic Four:

Jovanni Martinez Men’s -60kg

  • 2015 Pan American Games silver medalist
  • 3 x Pan American Champion
  • Venezuelan Olympic Committee Athlete of the Year

Andres Madera Men’s -67kg

  • 2 x German Open silver medalist
  • 2014 Paris Open silver medialist
  • Pan American Champion

Cesar Herrera Men’s -84kg

  • 2008 World Univeristy Champion
  • 3 x Pan American Champion
  • 2011 Pan American Games Champion
  • Venezuelan National Team member for 10 years

Angel Aponte Men’s +84kg

  • 2013 World Games silver medalist
  • 3 x Pan American Champion
  • Venezuelan National Team member for 6 years

Location: 1100 Central Ave, Wilmette, IL. 60091

Time: 7:00-8:30pm

Fees: $50 for 1 session; $75 for 2 sessions

Pictures and Signatures 8:30-8:45pm