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Kaicho's 77th Birthday Celebration: Feb 22


Help us celebrate Kaicho's 77th Birthday on February 22, 2019!

In Japan, when a person reaches their 77th birthday, it is cause for a special occasion. This is called “Kiju” in Japanese. The Japanese characters for kiju literally mean “joy” and “long life” and is a recognition of living a long and happy life.

There are two events being held in Westchester County NY on Friday 2/22 that require registration.

6:30pm-7:30pm: All Belt General Workout with Kaicho at Johshin Honzan
  • Open to adult students from all Seido branches
  • Pre-registration required due to limited capacity*
  • $20 training fee will apply and be used as a donation to Seido Juku Benefit Foundation
  • Bring your strong Seido spirit and make this a special birthday workout for Kaicho!
  • *DO NOT WAIT TO REGISTER - you will lose your spot!

8:00pm-10:30pm: Special Birthday Celebration for Kaicho

PLEASE NOTE: In lieu of gifts, Kaicho and Mrs. Nakamura would like for you to consider making a donation in support of the Seido Juku Benefit Foundation, our not-for-profit charity that reflects the heart of Seido's philosophy. As many of you know, Kaicho's foundation is dedicated to sharing the mental, physical, and spiritual benefits of karate with challenged or disadvantaged populations. The foundation also raises funds on behalf of community programs throughout New York. Click the button below to make a secure tax-deductible donation through Mightycause.

Purchase Dinner tickets and register for the class online or through the front desk. There are limited number of spots for the class and dinner so buy your tickets today! Final day to purchase tickets for the dinner will be Wednesday February 20th at 8pm EST. 

Follow these steps to book online:
1) Go to our student portal:
2) Login using the email address we have on file as your username. If you have forgotten your password, click "Forgot your password?"

IMPORTANT: If you are an active student and receive an error when you try to login DO NOT click "Create an Account". This will not provide you with access to your student profile. Please email if you have any issues logging in.

3) On the "Events" tab, select 2/22/19 to register for "Kaicho's 77th Birthday Class (Honzan)" and click "Register Now". Select to add on the Dinner if you wish to attend.
4) If attending dinner only, go to the "Tickets" tab, select "2019 - Kaicho's 77th Birthday Dinner" and add to cart.
5) In the Shopping Cart increase the quantity if purchasing more than one dinner ticket, and click "Checkout".

Please email with any questions. OSU!