Enso Elite Brings Home 55 Medals from AAU Regional Championships!

GroupOn April 26th – 27th, our tournament team, Enso Elite, competed in the 2014 AAU Regionals in Grayslake, IL. With 45 members on our team, we took home 55 medals in total: 20 gold, 22 silver, and 13 bronze!

Competing among top athletes from all over the region, our students left this experience feeling inspired and filled with excitement as Nationals quickly approaches! We are thankful for the amount of support we receive and effort put forth from our parents and coaches as without them, none of this is possible. We are also proud of the commitment and hard work from our athletes. We understand that preparing and competing for tournaments is never easy, but it is our hope that our athletes continue to become motivated and humbled by the experiences they have.

Way to go, team! With only 2 months left, the countdown to Nationals begins!

Enso Elite Brings Home 66 Medals from AAU District Championships!

Enso Elite athletesOn 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 fortunate to compete among elite athletes and are challenged to perform at their best. It is our hope that these tournaments not only serve as wonderful experiences in their karate journeys, but also as learning lessons that they can apply in their everyday life.

Congratulations to all athletes! We are grateful to kick off the tournament season on the right foot and we look forward to the rest of the season to come. The road to nationals is well underway!

Over 100 Students Compete in Enso Dojo Tournament 2014

On Saturday, January 25, 2014, Enso held it’s annual dojo tournament with over 100 competitors and were joined by guests from Fonseca Martial Arts, Midwest Shotokan Karate, and Hu Shin Kai. With the help and support of our volunteers and judges, the tournament ran smoothly from 9 o’clock in the morning until 4:30 in the afternoon. At this special event, it is our goal and hope that our students are able to gain tournament experience, develop good sportsmanship, and challenge their abilities. At the end of the day, many competitors went home with happy faces and a new story to add to their karate journey!

More pictures can be viewed on our Facebook page.

Dojo Tournament

Enso Karate Dojo Tournament 2014 is Coming!

We are kicking off 2014 with a small, friendly karate tournament that will be held in our Chicago dojo on Saturday, January 25, 2014! We hope that you can join us for a great event that aims to help build healthy competition, good sportsmanship, and tournament experience. This tournament is open to all of our students, ages 4 and above.

In addition to the Saturday tournament, we will also be holding Black Belt Exams on Friday, January 24th, and Training Seminars on Sunday, January 26th.  Details to be announced.

Enso Dojo Tournament 2014 Info

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Team Enso at the 2013 AAU Karate Jr. Olympics in Detroit, Michigan

We had a weekend that we will never forget at the AAU Karate Jr. Olympics and Team Trials in Detroit, Michigan! 12 Enso athletes qualified and competed in the Jr. Olympics and brought home 15 medals (3 bronze, 7 silver, 5 gold).

Some students also participated in the AAU Karate National Team Trials.

We are so proud of all of you. Congratulations!