Sensei Pascal Lecourt’s SA seminar

United Shotokan-Ryu is proud to host Sensei Pascal Lecourt of France for his first ever Seminar in South Africa.

Sensei Lecourt will conduct a Seminar in the university town of Grahamstown/Makhanda, Eastern Cape, South Africa on the 27th and 28th of October this year. This occasion will also mark Sensei Lecourt’s first visit to South African shores.

Sensei Lecourt was one of Kase Taiji Sensei’s closest students, and is currently one of the world’s foremost authorities on Kase Sensei’s unique form of Shotokan. Kase-Ha as it is fondly known, is a pure form of Japanese Budo.

Venue: Thomas Pringle Hall, 1820 Settlers Monument, Grahamstown.

Time: 09:30 to 11:30 and 13:30 to 15:30 (Saturday, the 27th and Sunday, the 28th).

Seminar fees:

R300 For non USR affiliates (inclusive of both days training).

R200 For USR affiliates (inclusive of both days training).

R150 For 2 or more USR members per family (inclusive of both days training).

The Seminar is open to all Shotokan practitioners 12 yrs and older who hold 6th kyu (green belt) level or higher. Advance bookings are essential. In this regard please contact Gary Grapentin at

Image credits: Thank you to Sensei Pascal Lecourt for allowing us the use of these images.