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Managing Director of Shitokai.com & Founder & Technical Director of Shitoryu Karate Canada (SKC) & Secretary General of Pan-American Shitoryu Karate-Do Federation (PSKF) and Standing Director of World Shitoryu Karate-Do Federation (WSKF)

The 16th Pan-American Shitoryu Championships

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Estamos organizando el XVI campeonato Panamericano de Shitoryu con el siguiente base. Fecha : Del 7 al 10 de Agosto de 2014 Lugar : Can Cún , Quintana Roo, México Plan : · Congreso Panamericano. · Seminario Técnico. · International Shito Open Tournament. · XVI Campeonato Panamericano de Shitoryu. Programa Jueves 7 : Seminario Técnico. … Read more

The 30th Karate Shitokai Camp

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The 30TH KARATE SHITO KAI CAMP, GASSHUKU MARGARITA 2014 to be held from 24 to 27 April in the Margarita Island, at the facilities of the Lagunamar Hotel Resort Spa. Hosted by SHITO KAI NUEVA ESPARTA ASSOCIATION – Organizer: SHIHAN EDUARDO RIVEROS http://pskf.net/MargaritaGasshuku2014.php

Chinto Kata

Chinto Kata

The Chinto kata was created by Bushi Matsumura (1797-1884) and was based on the techniques he learned from a Chinese sailor named Chinto who became shipwrecked on the Ryuku Islands. After drifting ashore, Chinto taught the inhabintants of the Tomari village including, Matsumura, Kosunku, and Oyadomari. Though the exact meaning of chinto is uncertain, one … Read more

Improving your speed (Part II)

 Speed is a function of power and coordination. The more power you can generate to propel you forward the faster you will move from point A to point B. The more biomechanically correct you are, the smoother your movements will be resulting in greater efficiency.  The more efficient you are the less energy you use, … Read more

The Basic Concepts of Sport Nutrition

 Food and fluids can have a great effect on the way we feel and on the ability of the human body to perform repeated bouts of intense physical exercise. It is only when coupled with the correct form of training that diet can help improve and maintain optimum performance. Our choice of foods or ‘diet’ … Read more

Dojo Kun

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The dojo Kun are the rules of the dojo that have been passed down from Okinawan Karate Masters to the presents. Seek Perfection of Character.(Hitotsu !!! Jinkaku kansei ni tsuto muru koto)This means that the art of Karate is more than just physical. All beginners, especially the young, are taught the importance of character building … Read more

Concept of KI and KIME in Karate

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The concept of KI is one of the most difficult associated with the philosophy and practice of karate. It is hardly surprising that many karateka are interested in understanding just what KI is supposed to be. Etymologically, the word “KI” derives from the Chinese “chi.” In Chinese philosophy, chi was originally supposed to be that … Read more

Shu Ha Ri

   Shu Ha Ri is a term the Japanese use to describe the overall progression of martial arts training, as well as the lifelong relationship the student will enjoy with his or her instructor. Shu can either mean “to protect” or “to obey.” The dual meaning of the term is aptly descriptive of the relationship between … Read more