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The Leopard: Mikio Yahara of the KWF

There have been many very dynamic Shotokan Karatekas. Shihan Tetsuhiko Asai is by far the most famous. Today, we would like to introduce you to Shihan Mikio Yahara, chief instructor of the KWF.   His […]

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Rodrigo Rojas: Disputed Funakoshi Cup Champion

By Dr. Christian Tribowski First non-Japanese Victory since 1998 In 2017, the ground shook. The earthquake of that day changed the landscape of traditional Shotokan Karate for the next decade. Rodrigo Rojas from Chile broke […]

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Seminar canceled: Sensei Naka in Paris this week

We received an email from JKA France yesterday, that the Paris seminar with Sensei Naka this week has unfortunately been canceled. However, Sensei Kurihara and Sensei Naka will be together in France in December for […]

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Makiwara Monday: The Samurai!

Shihan Masahiko Tanaka has become famous for his strength and fighting spirit. Both brought him the nickname “The Samurai”. The following Makiwara video gives you a glimpse how he became the fighter he was: stoic […]

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Girl Power: Hiyori Kanazawa’s new Shotokan Karate Video released

Hiyori Kanazawa, granddaughter of legendary Soke Hirokazu Kanazawa, released her first Shotokan Karate video. She shows amazing Shotokan skills and reveals the spirit to become an incredible role model for girl power. Fantastic video, Hiyori! […]

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Kancho Nobuaki Kanazawa in Eghezée, Belgium

Kancho Nobuaki Kanazawa of Shotokan Karate International Federation visited Belgium two weeks ago. During his stay he gave an open seminar for all interested Shotokan Karateka the in Eghezée, Belgium on November 10 and 11 […]

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Students at the Takudai Karate Club: The training was very tough. Harassment and discipline were deemed necessary to create strong Karateka.
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Once upon a time at the Takudai Karate Dojo

The most of you have heard many legends about the training at the Takudai Dojo before. For instance, endurance training like bunny hopping upstairs or bunny hopping two rounds on the track pulling an old […]