The Mid-West Okinawa Connection was a great success; Kyoshi Eddie Bethea was responsible for the professionalism of the 3 day event.   This year’s event Special Guest were;   Hanshi 10th Dan Minoru Nakazato son of Judan Hanshi Shugoro Nakazato; as well Kyoshi 7th Dan, Eiroku Saijo from the Shorin-ryu Shorinkan Honbu Dojo in Naha, Okinawa.  All ran smoothly, with the berthing, meals and workout areas located at the same location or within a 5 mile radius; all the conveniences needed.  The Countries in attendance were Okinawa, Canada, Africa, Puerto Rico and from all parts of the United States.  Look forward to attending again next year!

L-R:  Kyoshi Eddie Bethea, Hanshi Minoru Nakazato & Sensei Frank Ramirez Jr.