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 […]

Kumite

Kumite Classics: Masao Kagawa vs. Georg Best

Usually, Masao Kagawa´s style is nothing but splendid. But the following match was not the most beautiful fight. On the other hand, it still belongs to the most exciting matches in the history of Shotokan. […]

Women of Shotokan
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Women of Shotokan

Women of Shotokan: Hiyori Kanazawa

Last weekend, Hiyori Kanazawa achieved what she had dreamed of: She became grand champion (1th place in kumite and 2nd in Kata) at the SKIF world championship in Czech Republic. We think it is time […]

Spirit

Women of Shotokan: Ildikó Rédai

By Dr. Christian Tribowski To get yourself up and back to competions after a torn ACL is a huge challenge and requires endurance, persistance, and a strong will. Ildikó Rédai, our today´s Woman of Shotokan, […]