Japan 2003 (Photos courtesy of Jonathan Slovacek)
John Lindsey, and George Kohler taking a break at the at the Guest room
(Visiting the Takanashi Mansion in Noda-shi).
in front of the Izanagi Shrine (Nantaisan) on Mt. Tsukuba.
left to right) John Lindsey, Tanemura Shōtō-sōke, George Kohler and Jonathan
Slovacek. Sitting on a cliff near the Izanami Shrine (Nyotaisan) on Mt.
and Jonathan Slovacek on a cliff near the Izanami Shrine (Nyotaisan) on
left to right) Kneeling: George Kohler, Nagamoto Jin Shihan, Tanemura Shōtō-sōke,
James Wright Shihan, and John Lindsey. Standing: Kevin Chapman and Jonathan
and John Lindsey.
and George Kohler after testing for his 3rd dan.
Japan 2005 Genbukan World Taikai
(From left to right, starting from the bottom row) John Lindsey, Tanemura Shōtō-sōke, and
George Kohler. Back row are two former students.
Kohler in front of the newly built Genbukan Honbu Dōjō kamiza.
(next to Troy Wideman Kyoshi) during a tour of Nikkō Rinnō-ji temple.
The building behind is the Sanbutsu-dō of the Rinnō-ji Temple.
carvings of the three wise monkeys (sanzuru) on the Nikkō
Tōshō-gū shrine's sacred horse's stable.