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Go no Sen, 後の先 (post-initiative)

After the attack, block/evade and counterattack. The ‘Go’ (後) in ‘Go no sen’ means ‘after’. Quite literally, immediately after you’ve been attacked, let’s say with a punch, or indeed a flurry of punches – which you have effectively blocked/evaded – … Continue reading

Sensen no Sen, (先先の先: Superior initiative)

Seizing the initiative by attacking first. Sensing your opponent’s intention to attack, you take the initiative, immediately launching a pre-emptive strike. “Also called 懸の先 Ken no sen”. This strategy prescribes creating an advantage over your opponent by taking the initiative … Continue reading

Sen no Sen, 先の先 (To anticipate an attack)

To anticipate an attack and to take the initiative. “Sen no Sen” is that you know what your opponent is going to do so you will strike before your opponent moves. Sen means “before”. It is also a shortened form of sen-te (literally … Continue reading

Nova Scotia Online Technical Seminar

Shitoryu Karate Canada & Shitoryu Karate Nova Scotia presentsOnline Technical SeminarJanuary 16th , 2022Exclusively for the members of Shitoryu Karate Nova ScotiaConducted by A.Tanzadeh, 8th Dan, KyoshiHosted and assisted by Shihan David Griffin

Sanchin – Abdominal Breathing – Core and Tanden

“In Karate, Seika Tanden or using Hara is literally bracing your core or creating IAP (Interabdominal Pressure).” Sanchin Kata is an isometric workout that has been passed down via the Nahate system over the ages. In Sanchin, Fukushiki Kokyu, or … Continue reading

Karate (空手)

Karate (空手); Japanese pronunciation: [kaɾate] is a martial art developed in the Ryukyu Kingdom. It developed from the indigenous Ryukyuan martial arts (called te (手), “hand”; tii in Okinawan) under the influence of Chinese Martial Arts…

Naihanchi & Sanchin

Naifanchi & Sanchin, a hybrid of Feesa フェーサ(Speed) and Atifa アティファ (Destructive force).

Analysis (Kaisetsu) of Itosu no ROHAI katas

Technical Seminars Analysis (Kaisetsu) of Itosu no ROHAI katas Conducted by A.Tanzadeh, 8th Dan, Kyoshi Presented by Mabuni Shitoryu Karatedo Portugal May 16th, 2021 Exclusively for the instructors of MSK

Happy New Year 2021

Happy New Year everybody, Wishing you and your family health, happiness, and prosperity in the New Year. Very soon we can all come together again, like we did before. Until then, please remember that the spirit of karatedo is the … Continue reading

WKF Kumite Referee

Certificate of Kumite Referee B from the World Karate Federation (WKF), November 2014.

World Shitoryu Kyoshi title

World Shitoryu Karate Federation Certificate of Kyoshi title, 2017

Kunshi no Ken

Master Mabuni’s motto “Kunshi no Ken” which means to concentrate on cultivating one self to become a well rounded, respectful individual. The person who is able to accomplish this as well as to exercise good manners in all situations with … Continue reading

Interview with Chakugan Karate Magazine – Portugal

Karatedo

Karate (空手); Japanese pronunciation: [kaɾate] is a martial art developed in the Ryukyu Kingdom. It developed from the indigenous Ryukyuan martial arts (called te (手), “hand”; tii in Okinawan) under the influence of Chinese Martial Arts…

World Shitoryu Affiliation

World Shitoryu Karate Federation (WSKF) Affiliation Certificate for Shitoryu Karate Canada (SKC) leading and Directing by Sensei Tanzadeh