On Friday, November 15 and Saturday the 16th, the AKBBA will be hosting several workshops and events at a couple of the Dallas dojos. Four major seminars will be hosted, along with a sparring tournament for black belts. Our seminars will include tactical combat, forms, tournament strategies, and opponent weapon disarmament.
Our Friday location, November 15 will be hosted at Troy Dorsey’s Karate at 115 N. Main St., Mansfield, Texas 76063.
Saturday’s location will be at Dallas Martial Arts, 18484 Preston Rd. #300, Dallas, Texas 75252.
AKBBA Chairman of the High Dan Board, Keith D. Yates, was recently inducted into the Martial Arts History Museum’s Hall of Fame. Unlike so many other “Halls” that induct 200 people at once, the Museum only honors ten individuals each year. The Museum has a physical location in Burbank, CA, that houses many displays and historical artifacts that showcase the rich diversity of the martial arts from around the world. As you can see from this year’s inductees listed below, this is a prestigious honor reserved for those who have truly impacted the martial arts worldwide. Past honorees include other AKBBA and Texas Karate icons Allen Steen, Jhoon Rhee, Linda Denley, and J. Pat Burleson (inducted this year with GM Yates). For more information on the Museum itself go to http://martialartsmuseum.com/