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Monthly Archives: April 2024

Naha-te (那覇手)

Naha-te (那覇手Okinawan: Naafa-dii) Nahate originating in the city of Naha in Okinawa, Naha-te is one of the three major systems of Okinawan Karate (Okinawa-te), alongside Shuri-te and Tomari-te. While these systems share common roots, Naha-te distinguishes itself through its emphasis … Continue reading

“Kara” (空)

The concept of “Kara” (空) or emptiness, holds significant philosophical and cultural importance in various contexts, particularly within Japanese Buddhism and traditional arts. Here’s a detailed exploration: Philosophical Significance: Buddhist Perspective: In Buddhist philosophy, “kara” represents the concept of emptiness … Continue reading

Etiquette and Respect (Rei 礼)

REI (礼) One of the most important things in Martial Arts is the Bow as you need to show Respect, especially when you enter the Dojo or when you encounter others before you begin. Always Bow to your Sensei! The … Continue reading

Kaizen 改善

“Kaizen 改善” In the Japanese language the word Kaizen is derived from two Kanji, the first ‘Kai’ 改, meaning ‘change,’ and the second ‘zen’ 善, meaning ‘good. ‘ Hence the literal meaning of the word being ‘change for the better’ … Continue reading

Seminar in Ohio, USA

Karate Technical Seminars,Ohio, USAApril 27th, 28th, 2024 Conducted by: A. Tanzadeh, 8th Dan, Kyoshi hosted by Druk ShitokaiLocation:856 Lattimer Drive, Columbus, OH, 43227USA