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okinawa karate kobudo seminar2016

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 2016
Venue: Okinawa Budokan
Participation Fees: ¥10,000

Event's website: http://karate-seminar.okinawa/

karate1 okinawa2015karate1 okinawa 2015Katate1 Premier League is organized for one more year in the birthplace of Karate, Okinawa this November. The Tournament will take place in Okinawa Prefectural Budokan 28th and 29th of November. The organizing part of the tournament is undertaken by the JKF.

In WKF's bulletin we read this introduction:
"The Karate1 WKF Premier League is the prime league event in the world of Karate. Together with the WKF Karate1 World Cup (WWC) it is a series of world class Karate competitions recognized and supported by the World Karate Federation Its aim is to bring together the best Karate competitors in the world in a series of open championships of unprecedented scale and quality."

A traditional Okinawa Karate and Kobudo special seminar will be also held along with the tourmanent on the 30th of November. The seminar will offer participants an opportunity to learn, in the birthplace of karate, the essence of kata and skills of Okinawa karate beyond their ryu-ha. From Uechi-Ryu,  Sensei Tsutomu Nakahodo and Sensei Kyohide Shinjo will offer lessons on Seisan and Senseiryu kata.
More information about the seminar can be found here...

acrobat pdf iconEvent's Pdf Bulletin

kuno shubukaiUechi-Ryu Chile, branch of Uechi-Ryu Shubukai International and Jaime Pacheco Sensei organize the 5th International Seminar 2015, on December 18th. Yasushi Kuno Sensei (8Dan), president of the International Uechi-Ryu Shubukai from Spain will lead the sessions. Seminar's venue is BIO-BIO UNIVERSITY's gym. More information can be found at Uechi Ryu Chile Karate Tradicional facebook page.


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Karate will very soon have its new house in Okinawa, the birthplace of Karate. In 2016 Okinawa Prefectural Government will open the doors of the new Okinawa Karate Kaikan. Local authorities with this facility aim to serve towards preserving and exposing Karate's role in Okinawan culture and educate the world in Karate's birthplace. This outstanding site of 3.8hectare will consist of three main buildings: 1) the Karate Dojo, 2) the Karate Museum and 3) the Oku-no-in (indoor stadium).


Read the full article here...

acrobat pdf iconPdf of Karate Kaikan

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