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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

Online Technical seminars, London Ontario

Shitoryu Karate Canada presentsOnline Technical SeminarMay 7th , 2021 (6pm to 8pm)Exclusively for the members of Dojo Seienchin Conducted by A.Tanzadeh, 8th Dan, Kyoshi Hosted and assisted by Sensei Veronica Ramos De Lugo

Advanced tournaments katas

Belarus Adamant Club presentsTechnical Seminars on Advanced tournaments Katas May 2nd, 2021Conducted by A.Tanzadeh, 8th Dan, KyoshiExclusively for Adamant Club members.

Gojushiho Kata, Fundamentals and Kaisetsu

Online Technical Seminar presented by Belgium Shitokai Contacted by A. Tanzadeh, 8th Dan, Kyoshi May 23rd, 2021Gojushiho Kata, Fundamentals and Kaisetsu Exclusively for Belgium Shitokai Instructors

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

Three weaknesses or vulnerabilities in Martial Arts

Heijutsu no Sanbyo Shitotsu – Giro 1- Doubt  or Skepticism Shitotsu – Ketai 2- Negligence Shitotsu – Manshin 3- Egotism, selfishness From the three weaknesses or vulnerabilities in Martial Arts “Heijutsu no Sanbyo” By Ryuso Kenwa Mabuni

4 principles of Budo 武道の4つの原則

武道の4つの原則Budo no 4 gensoku From the Shitoryu Karatedo philosophies by Ryuso Kenwa Mabuni.4 Elements of Martial Arts 1- Ichi Gan: Vision or eye contact (eyes), footwork (legs), mind (spirit), and strength (muscles) are the four essential elements of martial arts. … Continue reading

All Japan Shitokai Examinations Result

All Japan Karatedo Federation “Shitokai”, High rank examination in 2018 30th All Japan Karatedo Federation Shitokai high ranking (6,7,8 Dan and Shogo) Examination results. November 3rd, 2018. Kobe, Japan

Shoshin Shogai 初心生涯

“Shoshin Shogai” quoted by Master Manzo Iwata, means maintaining the purity of heart throughout life. This also can be expressed as “to learn Karate, first show your mind and heart to be honest and pure, clean and gentle and be … Continue reading

Chikara o saidai ni hakki seyo

Make your strength maximum – Maximize your power From the Shitoryu’s training knowledge of the mind and spirit “Shuren no Kokoroe”. By Ryuso Kenwa Mabuni

Kihon o wasureru na

Remember the basics – Don’t forget training fundamentals From the Shitoryu’s training knowledge of the mind and spirit “Shuren no Kokoroe”. By Ryuso Kenwa Mabuni

Manshin suru na jishin o mote

Don’t be arrogant but have self-confidence From the Shitoryu’s training knowledge of the mind and spirit “Shuren no Kokoroe” By Ryuso Kenwa Mabuni