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 # 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.
OKP # 26 - Pat McGale Pt 2 - WuShu Years
Season 1, Ep. 26
This is Part 2 with Pat McGale Sensei. Previously in Part 1 we learned about his training in Okinawa Kenpo beginning at age 5 until he left the island of Okinawa at age 23.In Part 2 we learn about getting kicked out of a TKD Studio, for a side kick no less, and his 10+ years in WuShu.Webpage of Pat Sensei's WuShu Coach, Richard Branden.Sadly Richard passed away in 2013 due to Pancreatic Cancer.Our thoughts and prayers to his family, his students and everyone he touched positively through the martial arts.https://www.studiokickspaloalto.com/richard-branden
OKP # 25 - Pat McGale Pt1 - Okinawa Kenpo
Season 1, Ep. 25
Pat McGale started training at the age of five with Master Odo Seikichi of Okinawa Kenpo. By age seven he had already cut himself badly with kama, by age 13 he was competing in the black belt division in karate and kobudo tournaments and bringing home hardware.Five decades later he is still training and teaching Okinawa Karate.In Episode 1 with Pat Sensei we learn about his time in Okinawa Kenpo from age 5 to 23.