Entries by Elaine Cesar

Enso Elite Karate Team Wraps Up Its 2014-15 Season

For any sport, a national championship is the time and place to test one’s abilities and aim for success among top athletes from across the country. Our karate team has attended tournaments throughout the season, both local and regional, and have trained multiple hours to prepare mentally and physically for the high level of competition […]

Kaminari Zoku 2014 Strikes at Tribune Tower!

Over 100 Enso Karate students surprised Downtown Chicago on Saturday, October 11th with their annual flash mob – Kaminari Zoku! This year marks the fourth flash mob Enso Karate has been part it’s an opportunity for us to share our love of Shotokan Karate with Chicago! Want to know what we’ve done in the past? […]

Team Enso Needs Your Support!

Going into this season, we did not anticipate the costs needed for our coaches. Sending a strong team of hardworking athletes is exciting for all of us, and we hope to also send a strong group of coaches to lead these athletes to success. With just a few weeks away from Nationals, we hope that […]

Enso Belt Exams Coming Up – March 15, 2014

  Another big event for our students is approaching—belt exams! To check if you are eligible, please visit our Student Portal. If you need to gain access, please find us at the dojo or email elaine@ensostudio.com for the password. Classes will be canceled the day of the exam, however we encourage students and their families […]

Enso Elite Brings Home 66 Medals from AAU District Championships!

On Sunday, February 9th, 2014, we sent 43 of our athletes to compete at a local state tournament, AAU District Championships, held in Grayslake, IL. With the help of our hardworking coaches and supportive families, we brought home 66 medals in all: 25 gold, 23 silver, and 18 bronze! At AAU tournaments, our students are […]