Okinawa Karate Podcast
OKP # 27 - Pat McGale Pt3 - Omine Okinawa Karate & Kobudo
Season 1, Ep. 27
OKP brings you Part 3 with Pat McGale Sensei.
In Part 1 we learned about his Okinawa Kenpo years.
In Part 2 we learned about his WuShu years.
In Part 3 we learn about his introduction to Susan Budge Sensei at the Omine Karate Dojo in San Bruno, CA.
OKP #30 - Michael Hagen - Part 2 National Kata Champion and more
Season 1, Ep. 30
Welcome back to the interview series with Michael Hagen Sensei. This is Part 2 of the series and in this episode, we get to listen to Michael describe his rise to a National Team Kata Champion and his competition in the WKF. Although by listening to Michael talk you would never know he is a multi-time Team USA National Champion. He definitely maintains the humble attitude of a beginner’s mind.Please enjoy Part 2 with Michael Hagen, Sensei.
OKP #29 - Michael Hagen - Part 1 TKD to Shito-Ryu BABu65SiFAfCcuYiXwcR
Season 1, Ep. 29
This is episode one of a three-episode series with Michael Hagen, Sensei. Michel began his martial arts training in Taekwon Do in his home state of Alaska. In his university days he was able to travel to Japan and he of course kept training. This was his introduction to Shito-Ryu. Many years later he hasn’t looked back.Please enjoy Part 1 with Michael Hagen, Sensei and as always thank you very much for tuning in to the Okinawa Karate Podcast.BABu65SiFAfCcuYiXwcR
OKP # 28 - Pat McGale Pt4 - Kishaba Juku
Season 1, Ep. 28
This is the final episode of my interview with Sensei Pat McGale. In Part 1 we learned about his time in Okinawa Kenpo growing up here on Okinawa. In Part 2 we learned about his days of WuShu in the San Francisco area. In Part 3 we learned about his return to the Okinawa arts when he was introduced to the Omine Karate Dojo. In this final episode we learn more about his teaching and training methods at the Omine Okinawa Karate & Kobudo Dojo and the study of Kishaba Juku with 10th Dan Sensei Katsuhiko Shinzato. This 4 part series is dedicated to the memory of Sensei Susan Budge.