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Part Two, Kyokushin-Kan and the Worldwide Unification of Kata: The 2013 World Kata Tournament.

(You can now add your own posts quickly and easily, and for free, to Budo Karate West. Click here to learn how.) In part one of this post on Kyokushin-Kan and its efforts to unify Kata [...]

Kyokushin-Kan and the Worldwide Unification of Kata, Part One: The 2013 World Kata Tournament.

On Sunday afternoon, this past June 23rd, Kyokushin-kan hosted it’s annual weight category Shinken-Shobu Tournament. This new set of Kyokushin tournament rules in which punches to the head, hand-reversals, and throws are legal, has drawn a [...]

Ikken Part 3 – Kyokushin-kan Instructor’s Seminars – Concept #2 Part 3 – What is Ikken?

I thought I would focus this part 3 essay on Ikken on how to do a specific exercise that Kancho Royama regularly encourages. It’s one that can be practiced in just a few minutes of each [...]

Bunkai : The Marriage of Kata and Kumite – Kyokushin-kan Instructor’s Seminars – Concept #3 Part 2

(This author thought it would be beneficial to the Kyokushin-kan community to summarize, to the best of my ability, some content of Kancho Royama’s Internatinoal Instructors’ Seminars, held every year in Japan. Although I do have [...]

Kyokushin-kan Instructor’s Seminars – Concept #3 Part 1 – Bunkai : Kyokushin’s Missing Link

Bunkai – Kyokushin’s Missing Link (This author thought it would be beneficial to the Kyokushin-kan community to summarize, to the best of my ability, some content of Kancho Royama’s Internatinoal Instructors’ Seminars, held every year in [...]

Kyokushin-kan Instructor’s Seminars – Concept #2 Part 2 – What is Ikken?

This author thought it would be beneficial to the Kyokushin-kan community to summarize, to the best of my ability, some content of Kancho Royama’s Internatinoal Instructors’ Seminars, held every year in Japan. Although I do have [...]

Kyokushin-kan Instructor’s Seminars – Concept #2 Part 1 – What is Ikken?

This author thought it would be beneficial to the Kyokushin-kan community to summarize, to the best of my ability, some content of Kancho Royama’s Internatinoal Instructors’ Seminars, held every year in Japan. Although I do have [...]