Official Webpage of A.Tanzadeh, Kyoshi 8th Dan


Soe Ashi-Dachi 添え足


Soe Ashi-Dachi 添え足立ち (Supported Leg Stance) Both feet are parallel together and back foot is on the toes. Back leg is supporting front leg by touching inner thigh. This stance appears in Papuren Kata.

All Japan Karatedo Federation, Shitokai Examination results


The 30th All Japan Karatedo Fedration, Shitokai high ranking (6th Dan, 7th Dan and 8th Dan and Shogo) examinations results. November 3rd, 2018, Kobe, Japan.

Karate Technical Seminars in Kosovo

Kosovo Karate Seminar with Sensei Tanzadeh Shitoryu Karate 8th Dan, Kyoshi

Karate Technical Seminars in KosovoOpen for all karate styles Conducted by Kyoshi Tanzadeh, 8th Dan 22nd and 23rd of June, 2019 in Kosovo, Ferizaj hosted by Kastrioti Karate Club, Sensei Raif MusaApproved by Kosovo Karate Federation

Shitoryu Karate Technical Workshop

Kyoshi A.Tanzadeh Shitoryu Karate 8th Dan technical seminar

Shitoryu Karate Canada presentsShitoryu KarateKihon, Kata, Kumite and Bunaki WorkshopHosted by Shitoryu Karatedo and Fitness CentreSensei Nasir UddinFebruary 1st, 2019 – 6:30pm to 8:30pmLocation:1200 Aerowood Drive, Unit 12AMississauga, Ontario L4W 2S7

Shitoryu Kihon – Chudan Shuto Uke

Sensei-Tanzadeh-Shitoryu Karate 8th Dan-Performing-Shuto-Uke

Chudan Shuto Uke = Middle Knife Hand Block, proper body, arms, hands and thumb positioning. From the book “Dynamic Shitoryu Karate” by A. Tanzadeh

Shitoryu Karate ‘Mawashi Uke’

Master Tanzadeh Shitoryu Karatedo 8th Dan Kyoshi performing Mawashi Uke

How to do Shitoryu Karate ‘Mawashi Uke’. Performing by Kyoshi Tanzadeh.

The students don’t care how much you know until you know how much you care about them.

Master Tanzadeh Shitoryu Karatedo 8th Dan KyoshiMaster Tanzadeh Shitoryu Karatedo 8th Dan Kyoshi

Les étudiants ne se soucient pas de savoir ce que vous savez, jusqu’à ce qu’ils sachent combien vous vous souciez d’eux. 生徒達は君がどれほど気にしているか知るまで君がどれだけ知っているか気にしていない.Students don’t care what you know, until they know how much you care about them.

“Together we share our Karate’s noble values to better serve others”. ~A.Tanzadeh

Master Tanzadeh 8th Dan Shitoryu Karatedo

“Until the very end, one needs action and momentum in order to almost reach perfection”. ~A.Tanzadeh

Kyoshi Tanzadeh Shitoryu Karate 8th Dan

Only when the application of constant training becomes effective, one understands the importance of improvement. ~A.Tanzadeh

Kyoshi Tanzadeh Shitoryu Karate 8th Dan

Do it with passion or not at all.

Kyoshi Tanzadeh - Do it with passion or not at all

Decide. Commit. Succeed.

Kyoshi Tanzadeh performing Morote Zuki Shitoryu Karate

Discipline of Kenwa Mabuni expressing the joy of dedicated training;

Kyoshi Tanzadeh 8th Dan-Scientific-Karate-Kenwa-Mabuni-Poem

Discipline of Kenwa Mabuni expressing the joy ofdedicated training: “Forgetting mundane things when striving for the martial isle — paddling is joy.” ~Kenwa Mabuni

Shitoryu Karate Canada , Honbu Dojo Shinnenkai 2019

Shinnenkai 2019 of Kyoshi Tanzadeh Dojo in Toronto Canada

Shitoryu Karate Canada, Toronto Honbu DojoShinnenkai 2019 New Year Dojo members gatheringSaturday January 12th, 2019Location:57 Glen Cameron RoadMarkham, Ontario L3T 1P3

Zawan Dachi of Papuren Kata


Zawan-Dachi 座湾立ち (Wide- Seated Crossed Leg Stance) This stance only appears at the begining of the “Papuren” Kata. It looks like Kosa Dachi so the legs are crossed but wider. Keep your body and hip in Shomen position. Back foot … Continue reading