All photos from the personal collection of Hanshi William J. Dometrich
and Kyoshi Barbara E. Dometrich unless otherwise noted.


March 1978
Front row: Kathy Law, Barbara Dometrich, Pat Patrick (Carmen Electra's Mother)
Second row: Joe Shertler, Charlie Williams, Hanshi Dometrich, Terry Collis, Denny Dickeron
Third row: Lawrence Hawkins, Bob Ruebush, Charles Haas, Jay Pettit, Dan Francis, Doug Laws, Jerry Beshears, Tom Moak, Mike Sage, Rick Harvey, George Reed and Steve Wilhelm.


Demonstration in Japan 1971


Demonstration in Japan 1971


Demonstration in Japan 1971


Demonstration in Japan 1971


1972 - Devou Park, Covington, Ky

NEWEST ARCHIVE PHOTOS FROM NKU 1973 - COURTESY OF TERRY COLLIS


PHOTO ABOVE: O-SENSEI SEATED IN CENTER, TO HIS LEFT TAKAYOSHI NAGAMINE. TO HIS RIGHT HIDEMICHI KUGIZAKI, MASAMI TSURUOKA, WILLIAM DOMETRICH.


PHOTO ABOVE - LEFT TO RIGHT: TAKAYOSHI NAGAMINE (CURRENT SOKE MATSUBAYASHI SHORIN-RYU) , MASAMI TSURUOKA, YUKINORI KUGIMIYA

PHOTO ABOVE: HIDEMICHI KUGIZAKI SENSEI

PHOTO ABOVE: YUKINORI KUGIMIYA SENSEI


PHOTO ABOVE: TAKAYOSHI NAGAMINE SENSEI (CURRENT SOKE MATSUBAYASHI SHORIN-RYU) AND KYOSHI NISHIME SENSEI

Kyoshi Dometrich and Nakahara Sensei c. 1971
Kyoshi Dometrich and Nakahara Sensei c. 1971

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Kyoshi Dometrich recieving 7th Dan from O-Sensei - 1971


Kumamoto, Japan 1971
Back row: Okusan Dometrich, Kyoshi Dometrich,
Sam Morris, Dennis Dickerson
Front Row: Mieko Chitose, O-Sensei, Cherie Stepaniak

O-Sensei and Nakahara 1971
O-Sensei and Nakahara Sensei bunkai training c.1971


O-Sensei and Kyoshi Dometrich at the Sumitomo bank in Kumamoto c.1971

O-Sensei and Akutagawa
O-Sensei and Akutagawa Sensei at O-Sensei's home


O-Sensei and Kyoshi Dometrich training in O-Sensei's backyard.
Kumamoto, Japan c. 1971

O-Sensei Okinawan Dance 1971
O-Sensei performing an Okinawan dance to music with hidden Karate movements. 1971

Kyoshi Dometrich and Gogen Yamaguchi
Kyoshi Dometrich and Gogen Yamaguchi 1971


1973. L to R Dometrich Hanshi, Robert Trias (deceased), John Pachivas (deceased).

O-Sensei NKU Demo 1973


O-Sensei performing a demonstration at Northern Kentucky University, 1973.


O-Sensei and Dometrich Hanshi 1971

This series of photos submitted by Sensei Michael Colling of Nova Scotia taken at Peggy's cove during O-Sensei's visit there in 1973.