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Matsumura ha Bassai (松村拔塞) Kata

Tanzadeh Sensei Performing Matsumura Bassai

Matsumura Bassai (松村拔塞) Kata «To breach a Fortress», version of Master Sokon Matsumura. This kata belongs to Shuri-te system, created by master Matsumura. Forcefulness, strong spirit and overflowing power are manifested in this Kata. It is as though one was … Continue reading

Seisan (十三) Kata

Tanzadeh Sensei performing Seisan kata

Seisan (十三 means ‘thirteen’), a kata from Naha-te system of Master Kanryo Higaonna. Seisan contains close range fighting techniques such as short range punches, low kicks, and directional changes to unbalance the opponent. It contains techniques performed under full tension … Continue reading

Shiho Kosokun (四方公相君) Kata

Tanzadeh Sensei performing Shiho-Kosokun

Shiho Kosokun (四方公相君). The name Kosokun or Kusanku refers to a person by the name of Kusanku, a Chinese diplomat from Fukien who is believed to have traveled to Okinawa to teach his system of fighting. Kosokun is a kata … Continue reading

Kosokun Dai (公相君) Kata

Tanzadeh Sensei Performing Kosokun Dai

Kosokun (公相君) ‘Dai’. The name Kosokun or Kusanku or Kushanku is used in Okinawan systems of karate, and refers to a person by the name of Kusanku, a Chinese diplomat from Fukien who is believed to have traveled to Okinawa to teach his system of fighting. Kosokun is a … Continue reading

Tomari no Wanshu (泊汪輯) Kata

Sensei Tanzadeh performing Tomari Wanshu Kata

Wanshu (ワンシュー,  汪輯) means “Wang’s Series (or Form)” and refers to the name of the diplomat Wang (1621 – 1689). Wang was the leader of a large ambassadorial mission from China sent by the Qing government in 1683 to the village of Tomari. A poet, calligrapher, diplomat, and martial … Continue reading

SKC Black Belts & Directors 2017 Annual Meeting & Technical Seminars & Banquet

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Shitoryu Karate Canada presents Shitoryu Karate Canada Black Belts & Directors  2017 Annual Meeting  & Technical Seminars & Banquet Saturday, March 11th, 2017 “Overview of SKC Syllabuses & Curriculums and Standard Methods of Teaching in SKC, Kihon, Kata, Kumite, Bunkai … Continue reading

Shitoryu Karate Nova Scotia Technical Seminars & Activities 2017

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Shitoryu Karate Nova Scotia Technical Seminars & Activities 2017 Conducted by: Shihan David Griffin Shitoryu Karate Nova Scotia Technical Director

Séminaire technique Avec Shihan Claude Larouche

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Shitoryu Karaté Québec presents: Avec Shihan Claude Larouche Séminaire technique January 20 Brown & Black Belt Seminar SKQ Honbu Dojo January 21 Technical Seminar Dojo St Thérese (Hosted by C.Calmes Sensei) February 10 Brown & Black Belt Seminar SKQ Honbu … Continue reading

Tomari no Bassai (泊拔塞) Kata

Sensei Tanzadeh performing Tomari-Bassai

Tomari no Bassai  泊拔塞 (“To Breach a Fortress, Tomari-te Version” ).There are 2 main versions of Bassai kata which developed in Tomari region one developed and modified by Master Matsumora Kosaku and one by Master Oyadomari Kokan. Switching blocks and … Continue reading

Matsukaze (松風) Kata

Sensei Tanzadeh performing Matsukaze kata

Matsukaze 松風 (“Wind in the Pines”). This karate kata is from Matsumora Kosaku of Tomari in Okinawa. The kata was renamed to Matsukaze from the name Wankan by Master Kenwa Mabuni. Matsukaze is considered to be an intermediate kata in … Continue reading