O'Sensei Tsuruoka
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Mandate of the Tsuruoka Karate Organization

We the members of the TKO, shall endeavour to promote, with guidance, openess and cooperation, the development of Tsuruoka Karate-Do, which embodies the spirit and methodology of its founder,
Masami Tsuruoka
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You are invited to
Celebrate the Life of
O'Sensei Masami Tsuruoka,
the Father of Karate in Canada
on Sunday November 23, 2014
at the Eaton Chelsea Hotel, 33 Gerrard Street W, Toronto, ON, Canada. Doors will open at 11 am. Celebrate start time tbd.
Please indicate you plan to attend via email to
Donations accepted.

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 osensei@tsuruokakarate.com
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