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 […]

Makiwara Monday

Makiwara Monday: Rachel Cardoso

Rachel Cardoso shows us today that smoothness and power belong together. Her soft but very dynamic hip-rotation generates a very strong momentum and thus a very strong gyaku-zuki. Try it yourself and relax your pelvis.

Women of Shotokan

Women of Shotokan: Carol See Tai

Its that warrior in you that keeps you going. The more that you train and the more that you push yourself, the stronger your character becomes. Carol See Tai The budo aspects of Shotokan karate […]

Women of Shotokan

Women of Shotokan: Sandra Hoogerdijk Joannes

“There is something magical about Shotokan Karate!” says Sandra Hoogerdijk Joannes, SKIF Kumite World Champion Masters 50+ of 2019. We could not agree more. However, Sandra lost this magic once. After being a very successful […]

Women of Shotokan

Women of Shotokan: Mirjam Widmer

Mirjam Widmer knows only too well that with passion also comes – sometimes – pain. Karate is her passion and she pursues it with willpower and commitment. For her karate means: “a combat against myself […]

Rika Usami & Miki Nakamachi
Women of Shotokan
Women of Shotokan
Hiyori Kanazawa and Ildiko Redai