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Celebrate the Life of
O-Sensei Masami Tsuruoka,
the Father of Karate in Canada
O'Sensei Tsuruoka
You are invited to

on Sunday November 23, 2014 11am - 5pm
at the Eaton Chelsea Hotel, 33 Gerrard Street W, Toronto, ON, Canada.

Please indicate you plan to attend via email to

Monetary Gifts can be made payable and sent to:
Mrs K. Tsuruoka
c/o Tom's Place
190 Baldwin St.
Toronto, ON M5T 1L8

Below is the online reservations link for you to reserve a room at a special discounted rate, or you can call into the hotel directly to reserve a room toll free at 1-800-CHELSEA. You must identify yourself as part of the In Memory of Sensei Masami Tsuruoka group in order to receive the discounted rate.
Online Reservation Link:
In Memory of Sensei Masami Tsuruoka

O-Sensei passed away October 10, 2014 at the age of 85. O-Sensei was a teacher and mentor both in and out of the dojo. His dedication loyalty and passion affected thousands world wide. He will be remembered in the hearts of many and in the karate legacy he leaves behind. Join us and fellow karate-ka from around the world to celebrate the life of O-Sensei Masami Tsuruoka.

Sympathies, stories to remember Sensei, and pictures can be sent to
Mandate of the Tsuruoka Karate Organization

We the members of the TKO, shall endeavour to promote, with guidance, openness and cooperation, the development of Tsuruoka Karate-Do, which embodies the spirit and methodology of its founder,
Masami Tsuruoka
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Movie celebrating the life of Masami Tsuruoka through family interviews and photographs from Tsuruoka Sensei's sixty year archive.
Masami Tsuruoka
Jan 1929 - Oct 2014