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Update: Hirokazu Kanazawa has passed away

According to the SKIF-GB facebook page, Soke Hirokazu Kanazawa has passed away this morning on December 09, 2019. While the post, as it seems, has been deleted, we received information from a high ranking source […]

Women of Shotokan

Hiromi Hishiki – Women of Shotokan

Hiromi Hishiki is an extraordinary Karateka in many respects. She started her training under Masatoshi Nakayama and Tetsuhik Asai. The unprecedented spirit of this time coined her whole later life. Hiromi Hishiki belongs to the […]

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From Friday until Sunday (November 29 to December 1) we will offer the new Ft ONE Tiger Sneaker 2.0 Black Edition in our shop for an incredible 77.99 US$ inclusive free worldwide shipping. Save up […]

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Makiwara Monday: Uraken

Ippei Kamae loves makiwara training. According to himself he does everyday 1,000 punches on the wooden board when he trains at the JKA Honbu Dojo. Witnesses from abroad have confirmed that. In this video he […]

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What does Kata mean to you?

What does Kata mean to you? Many karate practitioners interpret it in different ways. This article will attempt to bring some clarity and explain how a Karate-ka can benefit from performing kata. By Derick Kirkham […]