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Hirokazu Kanazawa: The Life of A Shotokan Legend

By Patrick Donkor and Dr. Christian Tribowski For many Shotokan karateka Hirokazu Kanazawa is a living legend. His supporters place him behind Gichin Funakoshi and Masatoshi Nakayama in the hierarchy of the martial arts. However, […]

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Master of the Masters: Katsunori Tsuyama

By Dr. Christian Tribowski Have you ever thought about who the master of Shotokan masters might be? Who trains or has trained, for instance, Tatsuya Naka? The answer is: Katsunori Tsuyama. Although he is widely […]

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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 […]

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Takudai Seminar 2018

Today was the final day of the 3rd Takudai Seminar held in Munich, Germany. It was a great success and the Dojo Edo München (@karatemuc) did an excellent job organizing and managing the event. 450 […]

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Hajime! We report from the Takudai Seminar 2018 in Munich

こんにちは (konnichiwa) from the Takudai Seminar 2018 in Munich! We have successfully launched our page. From now on, we will provide you with the latest information and media about the international Shotokan World. To begin […]