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Written on 12/03/2017, 22:37 by admin
okikukai-seminar-in-belgrade-this-april  UPDATE: On behalf of Okikukai Serbia Hombu Dojo we were informed that Takashi Arakaki Sensei will be the event's special guest from Okinawa. Arakaki Sensei is among the most respected masters of his generation in Okinawa, both in Karate-Do and Kobudo. He is an excellent...
Written on 09/03/2017, 08:50 by admin
seminar-with-kansho-uechi-sensei-this-june-in-franceOne more great Seminar is being organized in Europe this year. More specifically, in Maisons-Lafitte, Frace. Kanshu Uechi Sensei (7 Dan), Soke of Uechi-Ryu Shubukan will lead the seminar, assisted by Haruki Kawasaki Sensei (3 Dan). The seminar will take place on Sunday, 4th of June 2017 from 9:30am up...
Written on 19/02/2017, 19:03 by admin
kids-summer-karate-camp-in-polandA wonderful Karate Summer Camp for kids is organized this year in Jastrzebia Gora, in Poland, from the 7th up to 18th of July 2017. Jastrzebia Gora is a village on the south coast of the Baltic Sea known for its beauty and the climatotherapy facilities for the treatment of different chronic diseases....
Written on 19/02/2017, 18:41 by admin
the-5th-annual-seminar-dedicated-to-takemi-takayasu-senseiThe Uechi-Ryu Evolution Dojo organizes the 5th Stage dedicated to Takemi Ttakayas Sensei. After the PXXUR, the Maccabi Paris, the Kikentai Dojo and the Budokan Koteikai of Amiens, the event returns to the Maccabi Paris Dojo this year thanks to the benevolence of Franck Attia. The seminar will be on...
Written on 10/01/2017, 10:39 by admin
seminar-with-evgeny-rybin-this-march-in-russia One more seminar is being held this March in Russia by Evgeny Rybin Sensei (4Dan, Jun-Shihan). The seminar will take place in the city of Chelyabinsk from 24 to 26th of March 2017. The seminar will be open to all styles. For more information please contact: +79227318376

Latest News - Global

Written on 24/10/2016, 10:10 by admin
most-people-performing-a-kata-guinness-record-okinawa-2016Well...that was a BIG Kata!!! October the 25th is known to be the "Day of Karate" but this year October evolved into the "Month of Karate" in Okinawa (see our previous article) On Sunday 23 of October 2016, 3973 Karateka performed a Kata in the Kokusaidori Street in Naha, setting a new World Guinness Record!!! The event was broadcasted live...
Written on 21/10/2016, 11:14 by admin
october-the-month-of-karateOctober is not only a good period to visit Okinawa, in terms of climate conditions but is also the most active month when it comes to celebrations, competitions, demonstrations and other Karate-related events organized on the island which is considered to be the birthplace of Karate. What started as the officially established "Day of Karate" on the...
Written on 19/09/2016, 13:15 by admin
a-historical-day-for-uechi-ryuOkinawa Karate-Do Kyokai (Okikukai), one of the most popular Uechi-Ryu associations worldwide, has given the following announcement, signed by its current Chairman, Tsutomu Nakahodo Sensei (Hanshi, 10 Dan): The link of the official page: http://www.okikukaihq.jp/others/ryuuhamei_henko.html   We attach the translation of the above text....
Written on 19/09/2016, 11:15 by admin
a-poem-about-uechi-ryu-by-michael-palmerA poem I wrote about Uechi Ryu! Uechi ryu Karate the sport and the artConditioning The mind, the spirit, the body, the heart Shu shiwa, Kanbun, Kanei the founders we all knew. Takara, Nakahodo, Yonamine, Shinjo carry it through. 8 Kata we have with power and speedThat's all we need. To defeat our opponent and make them bleed. With origins and...
Written on 24/06/2016, 11:40 by admin
the-4th-okinawa-karate-kobudo-worldwide-seminar The 4th Okinawa Traditional Karate and Kobudo Worldwide Seminar is being organized this August in Okinawa. The seminar will start on the 24th until the 28th of August 2016 in Okinawa Budokan and will include Uechi-Ryu, Goju-Ryu, Shoring-Ryu and Kobudo Courses of some of the top Okinawan masters. Important Info:Dates: 24 ~ 28 August...

Kobudo News

Written on 10/01/2017, 11:11 by admin
ryu-kyu-kobudo-seminar-with-katherine-loukopoulos-sensei    Photo from Loukopoulos Sensei's recent seminar in Austria. 2017 starts very strong for the Kobudo enthusiasts in Greece with Katherine Loukopoulos Sensei giving the first national seminar of the year this January. The seminar will take place in...
Written on 29/12/2016, 11:52 by admin
kobudo-seminar-with-hiroshe-akamine-in-germany-june-2017Hiroshi Akamine Kaicho, Hanshi 9th Dan, President of the Ryukyu Kobudo Shimbukan, will be conducting a Kobudo seminar in Erlangen, Germany (June 15-18, 2017). The event will be held by Thomas Podzelny Sensei, Shihan 5th Dan Uechi-Ryu/ 4th Dan Ryukyu Kobudo and Ki-Shin-Tai Dojo, in...
Written on 10/10/2016, 09:00 by admin
a-great-kobudo-seminar-in-crete-greece-with-viet-senseiA great Kobudo seminar with HA Quoc Viet Sensei from Okinawa is being organized in Heraklion of Crete, Greece, on Sunday, 16th of October 2016. The event is held by Kenkukan Karate Dojo (Shito-Ryu Shukokai) and its head instructors, Stergios Tsakalakis Sensei (4 Dan) and Giorgos...
Written on 31/05/2016, 10:55 by admin
kobudo-batto-jutsu-seminar-with-andreas-quast-this-julyOne more Kobudo and Batto-Jutsu seminar is organized this July in Germany. Andreas Quast Sensei will lead the sessions, which will take place in Esslingen, on the 16th of July, 2016. The event is planned to start at 10:30am till 17:30pm at "Kampfsport Akademie Esslingen",...
Written on 16/05/2016, 12:49 by admin
dreametal-kobudo-weapons-and-equipment-handctafted-in-greeceUpdate: New on-line shop just launched!!! - http://www.weaponskobudo.com/ Dreametal Kobudo is a newly established company based in Athens, Greece. We came across its Facebook page we contacted company's owner and here is the story...DreaMetal company specializes in...

Other Karate News

Written on 26/02/2016, 10:09 by admin
hawaii-university-okinawa-archives Recently we came through this page: http://www.hawaii.edu/asiaref/okinawa/digital_archives.htmlwhich includes a great collection of old books, historical manuscripts and printed material about Okinawa. The collection includes:- The Sakamaki Hawley Collection including five scrolls and two books.- The Hawaii Karate Muesum...
Written on 23/02/2016, 09:35 by admin
farewell-to-zermeno-senseiJim (Sunny) Zermeno Sensei:Farewell to a Matsubayashi Shorin Ryu Karate Do early American pioneer. By Katherine Loukopoulos Sensei. Pdf file download 
Written on 27/01/2016, 14:04 by admin
new-uechi-ryu-book-in-frence-by-shimabukuro-senseiThe first book in French on Uechi-Ryu Karate-Do is finally released. Directed end edited by by Yukinobu Shimabukuro Sensei, 9th dan Uechi-ryu shubukan, Uechi-ryu representative in Europe by the Uechi-ryu Soke Association (Shubukan). The book includes chapters like the history of Uechi-Ryu Karate, Shimabukuro Sensei's personal stories and experiences...
Written on 27/01/2016, 08:24 by admin
loukopoulos-newsletter-34Sensei Katherine Loukopoulos, one of the most active instructors in Europe, is creating a periodic newsletter every three or four months including all the events related with Traditional Karate of Okinawa and Kobudo organized in Greece, or by Greek organizations. As Sensei Loukopoulos informed us the newsletter is being mailed digitally to a popular...
Written on 22/12/2015, 23:53 by admin
free-2016-calendarDid you get your free 2016 calendar? You may download it from here in high resolution Pdf format, ready for printing! Happy 2016! The www.uechiryu.eu team