From Hatsumi-soke

Sunday, February 20, 2011: A written message from Soke stating his deepest sympathy and regret of Kathy's passing.

Hatsumi Sensei


"It is with deep regret to hear of the passing of dear Kathy Baylor"

Line by Line


Kyashii beeraa chan
Tsutsu shinde
O kuyami
Moushi agemasu
  - Buke Me Waku Okina

    English translation:

          My dear Kathy Baylor
          Sincere condolences
          I humbly give
            - Martial head, a teary-eyed old man