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YKI Winter Testing

January 2017

YKI Testing Members, Staff and Board Members only. Passports and dues required.                         

Good luck to all testing members!


Date: January 21, 2017
1:00 PM - 4:00PM
Location: Bamboo Dojo, 2111 14th Ave. Vero Beach, FL 32960      

Contact: Mike McClernan:

EMBU TAI KAI with Sensei Dometrich

January 2017

Date: January 14, 2017
Time: 1:00pm

Cost: $50.00

Location: Sensei Kabboords Dojo, Satellite Beach, FL


Cross Training 2017

February 2017

 Ricky Copeland: Rokudan-Yoshukai, TYKI Dojo

 Dr. Alan Drysdale: Godan-Aikido, Enmei Dojo

                     Guest Special:

Barry Macchione: Rokudan-Liquori USA Gojo Ryu Dojo-Sweeps,setting up opponents

Will Wright: Yondan-Yoshukai, Bonsai Dojo-Self Defense techniques

Joe Justado: Sandan-Yoshukai, Bamboo Dojo-Single stick fighting (Moro Moro)


Date: Feb 4, 2017
Time: 1:00pm-4:00pm
Cost: $20.00
Location: TYKI Dojo: Sears Town Mall: 3550 South Washington Ave. Titusville, FL 32780
Contact: Ricky Copeland: phone:321-794-2789 or email:


Battle of the Ridge Invitational Karate Tournament (YKI Point Tournament)

February 2017

Date: February 11, 2017
Sponsored by Main Street Dojo of Winter Haven

Registration: 8:30 am, Competition: 10:30am

Cost: TBA

Location: High Point Church, 501 Burns Ave Lake Wales, FL

Contact: 863-604-7455 or Mike McClernan:


Gainesville Challenge Tournament

March 2017

Date: March 11, 2017

Registration: 8:00 am, Competition: 10:30 am

Cost: $55.00 (no checks), pre-register by 2/27/16 $45.00.

Location: Lincoln M.S. Gymnasium 101 SE 12th Street. St. Gainesville, FL

Contact:  Hanshi Keith Teller,  2344 NW 9th PL, Gainesville, FL 32605 for additional information

Alabama Spring Training

March 2017

Date: March TBA, 2017
Time: 1:00PM-4:00PM
Location: Sylacauga Karate School
North Broadway Ave., Sylacauga, AL
Contact:  Ben Cleveland: 256-267-9482, Mr. McClernan:

Heathcote Botanical Gardens Weapon Training (Sponsored by Bonsai & Kaizoku Dojo)

April 2017
Date: April 22, 2017
Time: 1:00 to 4:00 PM
Cost: $20.00
Location: Heathcote Botanical Gardens...
210 Savannah Road
Fort Pierce, Florida 34982
Contact John Alford:

Port Orange YMCATournament

May 2017

Date: May TBA, 2017
Port Orange YMCA, 4701 City Center PKWY.
9:30 am,  Competition: 11:00am                                  

Cost: TBA
Mike Myer phone: 386-225-6304

Palm Bay Goju Tournament

June 2017

Date: June TBA, 2017

Location: Palm Bay Community Center 1502 Port Malabar Blvd. Palm Bay, FL

Contact: Bill Wahne phone: 321-302-6227 or email:

Please check back for additional information.

Summer Yoshukai Pretest Kata & Kumite Training

June 2017

Date: June TBA, 2017
Time: 1:00pm-4:00pm (Open to All YYI members)

Cost: $20.00

Location: TBA

Contact: Mike McClernan: 


TAI KAI 2017 (YKI Summer Camp)

July 2017

Date: July 27-29, 2017
Time: 12:00pm-6:00pm Check in
Cost: $TBA YKI Members,  $TBA Non Members (Invited guests)
Location: Webber International University
1201 N. Scenic Highway Babson Park, FL 33827  Phone: 800-741-1844

Registration deadline July 1, 2017
Contact: Christina McClernan 738 NE 7th Ave. Gainesville, FL 32601
Email: or phone:352-262-8376

Bamboo Dojo Invitational Karate Tournament

August 2017

Date: August 12, 2017
Competition includes: Kata, Kobudo and Kumite
9:30 AM
Competition begins: 11:00 AM
Entry Fee:
TBA for competitors (includes all events)
Spectator Fee: $5
Vero Beach Heritage Center, 2140 - 14th Ave, Vero Beach, Florida
Contact: John Matthews 772-234-1512 or The Bamboo Dojo 772-770-2491. email: