Entries by Denise Nacu

2017 Chicagoland Karate-Do Challenge draws athletes from the midwest and beyond

The October 29, 2017 Chicagoland Karate-Do Challenge was a great success bringing together about 250 athletes representing 20 dojos from the midwest and beyond. This AAU sanctioned tournament is co-hosted by Enso Karate and Nisei Dojo. Thank you to everyone who made this experience possible. We hope to see you at future events this year! Stay […]

Adult Karate Students Retreat to Lake Geneva, Wisconsin

A special event for the adult karate students of the dojo was held on September 15-17, 2017 in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. The Adult Karate Retreat took place on the campus of George Williams College and featured karate training sessions and activities to build the bonds of dojo friendship.  We had many fine meals together, time for […]

Karate Beach Training 2017 – Fun in the Sun!

Dozens of Enso karate students hit the beach on August 12, 2017 for a fun day of training. At 31st Street Beach, the beautiful Chicago skyline was the backdrop for karate class as the sparkling lake waters hit our feet. Students of all ages and their families attended this annual event. We can’t wait for […]

Enso Karate Camp 2016!

It’s time to register for Karate Camp at Enso! Kids ages 5-12 will love our fun-filled camp which will be held this year from August 8-12, 2016.  Open to current karate students as well as kids new to martial arts, this camp involves learning new skills; practicing basics, kata, and kumite; fitness games; and more. […]

2016 Chicagoland Karate-Do Challenge – Karate & Kobudo Seminars

In conjunction with the 2016 Chicagoland Karate-Do Challenge, we’ll be hosting the following seminars presented by some of the most high-ranking and well-respected sensei in the country. This is a great opportunity to expand your karate knowledge and meet fellow karate-ka from other dojos. WHEN: Saturday, February 27, 2016 WHERE: Enso Dojo, 412 S. Wells […]

2016 Chicagoland Karate-Do Challenge

Attention: Enso Karate Students Enso is excited to announce that we are co-organizing an AAU-licensed invitational tournament with Nisei Dojo, the 2016 Chicagoland Karate-Do Challenge. All the event details and registration links are below, but we wanted to add a personal note to encourage all of our students — all ages, all ranks, regardless of previous […]