The Shidokan Triathlon was a great learning experience for me. It is truly the direction I think Karate stylists should follow. It encompasses old school with new school, mixing traditional with modern practices. As a competition, it brought different martial arts styles together. I had the opportunity to compete against champions in Muay Thai, Kickboxing, Jujitsu, MMA, etc. It was the only tournament where I competed with several world class fighters on one evening. We (U.S. Shidokan) have some things in the works. So, get ready for the "Triathlon of Martial Arts" to return.