tanzadeh

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)

Kosa Dachi – 交差立

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Kosa-dachi (Crossing stance or Crossed Leg Stance) From Moto-dachi, bring the back leg forward so that the back knee is tucked in to the back of the front knee, with only the toes and ball of the back foot on the floor. The back foot is out to the side (in 45 degree angle) of the … Read more

Acupressure

acupressure

Acupressure balances the body’s energy by applying pressure to specific points along energy channels. The term “pressure” is misleading, since acupressure actually uses a very light touch. A practitioner uses her fingertips to make contact with the body. It’s the location of the contact that’s important, not the amount of pressure. Some people like firm, … Read more

13 Fundamental points in kata

Genzo Iwata Sensei-2

13 Fundamental points in kata that must be considered while practicing   Yoi no Kishin – Preparing one’s mind –  Readiness, concentration, will, and determination against opponent before starting kata. Chikara no KyoJaku – Strength, power – Correct method in using power, the amount of power used for each kata movement and position. Waza no KanKyu … Read more

7th Shitoryu Karate-Do World Championships DVD

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All-region(*NTSC Only) Color:221 min. *Japanese and English Only 15-16 September 2013/Nippon Budokan Contents Female Individual Kata Third-place Match 1 DIMITROVA MARIA (DOM) / Suparinpei vs WATERWORTH VICTORIA (CAN) / Chatanyara Kushanku Third-place Match 2 CAROLINE CHERETIEN (CAN) / Chatanyara Kushanku vs SANCHEZ YOHANA (VEN) / Chatanyara Kushanku Final SHIMIZU KIYOU (JPN) / Chatanyara Kushanku vs … Read more

The 14th Asia Pacific Shitoryu Championships

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The Shitoryu Karate Association of Singapore (SKA) will be celebrating its 50th anniversary in December 2014. In conjunction with this significant milestone, SKA will host the prestigious 14th Asia Pacific Shitoryu Karate-do Federation (APSKF) Championships from 10 to 15 December 2014. SKA expects to welcome about 350 to 400 karate practitioners and their families to … Read more

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