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2017 Senior Activities 2 Zen Sekizawa featured by Terasaki Budokan

FAR EAST LOUNGE SENIOR PROGRAMS

Description: Far East Lounge programming include table tennis, zumba, gentle exercise, yoga, ukulele, english class, computer class, arts and eats, and more! These classes aim to address physical and mental health needs and are available to our local senior residents and commuters alike.

Location: Terasaki Budokan (various spaces)

Schedule: Varies based on program

Cost: Free

Registration: Email or call for more information

Contact: FEL@ltsc.orgcreate new email; (213) 473-3035

All current COVID-19 protocol will apply

Terasaki Budokan's After School Program: Mi CASA

MiCASA AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM

Description: The MiCASA After School Program offers a variety of youth activities including academic enrichment, sports and athletic opportunities, arts and cultural engagement, community events, and more!

Location: Terasaki Budokan (various spaces)

Schedule: Monday – Friday; 2pm-6pm throughout the school year

Cost: Free

Registration: Email or call for more information

Contact: nalcaraz@ltsc.org; (213) 473-3030

All current COVID-19 protocol will apply

2017 Terasaki Budokan Volleyball Tournament Adina Mori-Holt

SPORTS LEAGUES AND TOURNAMENTS

Description: Terasaki Budokan will host a variety of sports leagues and tournaments throughout the year. Submit a team and join us for friendly competition in Little Tokyo. For more information regarding our leagues & tournaments, click on the appropriate link below.

Location: Terasaki Budokan Gymnasium

Schedule: Varies based on league or tournament

Cost: Varies based on league or tournament

Registration: Please click the link(s) below to register

Contact: TeraBudo@ltsc.orgcreate new email

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LITTLE TOKYO TABLE TENNIS

Description: Come test your reflexes in a fast paced table tennis match! All skill levels and ages are welcome to participate. Rental equipment is available on a first come, first served basis.

Location: Terasaki Budokan Gymnasium

Schedule: Tuesdays 6pm-9pm

Cost: $5 per participant

Registration: No pre-registration required. Join us anytime!

Contact: TeraBudo@ltsc.org

All current COVID-19 protocol will apply

J-TOWN TAIKO CLUB

Description: Learn the art of taiko drumming at Terasaki Budokan. All skill levels and ages are welcome to participate. This program will practice once weekly and performance twice annually (at minimum). Drums and equipment provided facilitated by Maceo Hernandez and Walter Nishinaka.

Location: Terasaki Budokan Community Room & Plaza

Schedule: Tuesdays 6pm-7pm; 7pm-8pm | Youth Class (ages 6-13) Saturdays 930am-1030am

Cost: $75 per person per month

Registration: Pre-register using the link below, spaces are limited

Contact: TeraBudo@ltsc.org

All current COVID-19 protocol will apply

YOUTH SUMMER CAMPS

Description: Terasaki Budokan offers a variety of sports summer camps for youth 6-13 years old. Summer camps are one week long, and we’re currently offering basketball, volleyball, karate, or judo. If you can’t decide on one, join us for all of them!

Location: Terasaki Budokan

Schedule: Monday-Friday 9am-3pm; see link below for summer camp schedule

Cost: $395 per participant per week

Registration: Pre-register using the link below, spaces are limited

Contact: TeraBudo@ltsc.org

All current COVID-19 protocol will apply

Karate Demo with Walter at Terasaki Budokan

MATSUBAYASHI RYU KARATE DOJO OF LOS ANGELES

Description: Terasaki Budokan will be a premier martial arts training venue. The mission of this dojo is to continue the culture and practices as taught by our teachers and to educate and train our students in the traditional
spirit of Japanese Budo (Martial Arts). Students will learn the respect and
spiritual appreciation that comes with the training of Karate and to apply these lessons in their everyday lives. Preferred ages 8+ yrs old.

Location: Terasaki Budokan Community Room

Schedule: Contact MKDLittleTokyo@gmail.comcreate new email for class schedule information

Cost: Contact MKDLittleTokyo@gmail.comcreate new email for class cost information

Registration: Registration required. Please contact via email listed below

Contact: MKDLittleTokyo@gmail.comcreate new email Matsubayashi Shorin Ryu Facebook Link

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BUDOKAN LA JUDO

Description: Judo was founded in 1882 by Jigoro Kano as a martial art that incorporates the principles of seiryoku zenyo (maximum efficiency, minimum effort) and jita kyoei (mutual welfare and benefit) into a physical sport that promotes focused physical, intellectual, and moral development. Since its inception, judo has grown tremendously with over 200 national federations and 5 continental unions worldwide. Safety and goodwill are paramount as well as strong moral and physical development. We welcome you to give judo a try, all ages and skill levels welcome.

Location: Terasaki Budokan Community Room

Schedule: Thursdays 6-7pm; Thursdays 7-8pm

Cost: $75 per person per month (one class)

Registration: Pre-register using the link below, spaces are limited

Contact: TeraBudo@ltsc.org

All current COVID-19 protocol will apply

‘OHANA HULA

Description: Easy impact Hawaiian dance for all ages.  Learn to tell stories with your body to describe the beauty and history of Hawai’i. Open to all ages and skill levels.

Location: Terasaki Budokan Community Room

Schedule: Saturdays 11am-12pm, beginning June 4th, 2022

Cost: $40 per person per month; $15 walk-in

Registration: Pre-register using the link below, spaces are limited

Contact: TeraBudo@ltsc.org

All current COVID-19 protocol will apply

charinko bike club at Terasaki Budokan

CHARINKO BIKE CLUB

Description: Join us for a monthly ride around the Little Tokyo/Downtown LA areas. All skill levels and ages are welcome to participate. Please bring you own bike, helmet, and water.

Location: Terasaki Budokan

Schedule: First Sunday of every month at 8:30am (schedule subject to change)

Cost: Free

Registration: No pre-registration required. Join us anytime!

Contact: TeraBudo@ltsc.org

All current COVID-19 protocol will apply

OPEN GYM – BASKETBALL

Description: Come enjoy designated open gym time to play basketball, meet your neighbors in DTLA, and don’t forget to grab a bite to eat in Little Tokyo afterwards!

Location: Terasaki Budokan Gymnasium

Schedule: Monday, 9-11am | Friday, 9-11am (CLOSED 6/18/22 through 8/7/22 for Youth Summer Camps)

Cost: Free

Registration: No registration required

Contact: TeraBudo@ltsc.org

All current COVID-19 protocol will apply

US Olympic Day by Terasaki Budokan

SPECIAL EVENTS

Stay tuned for a variety of special events at Terasaki Budokan for everyone to connect with the Little Tokyo and the DTLA communities.


BudoComedy Show

Saturday, May 14th | Doors open at 630pm

Tickets $25 per person

For AAPI month, Budokan and East West Players are hosting a comedy show that features a diverse and multicultural line-up of talent, while also promoting legacy and small business here in Little Tokyo. The purpose of the BudoComedy Show is to increase awareness and visibility for the brand new Terasaki Budokan facility while bringing communities together through the lens of comedy and laughter. Hosted by actor and comedian, Derek Mio. 


Yurii

Sunday, May 22nd | 6pm

Tickets are FREE, RSVP below

This movement installation will be a theatrical artistic dance tribute to Yuri Kochiyama’s activism and her many connections that crossed cultural, race, and political boundaries. This movement installation is free and open to the public; donations welcome. Hosted by Friidom and Terasaki Budokan.

PAST EVENTS

Throughout the years, our community-driven project has participated in and is supported by many, many fundraising and outreach events.

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