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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

World Shitoryu Karatedo Federation, Vice Chairman

Many congratulations on your WSKF new appointment as Vice Chairman (副理事長). We appreciate all the passion and dedication you’ve shared with the world of Shitoryu Karatedo through the years. Best wishes to you in your new position. OSS!

Philosphy behind candle blowing with karate punch

The philosophy behind blowing out a candle with a karate punch is rooted in the principles of Karatedo, such as discipline, focus, and control. In martial arts, practitioners strive for perfection in their technique, and the act of blowing out … Continue reading

Shitokai Chile

FOR THE FIRST TIME IN SOUTH AMERICA… Hanshi Soko Sato and Kyoshi Allen Tanzadeh. October 2023. Shitokai Karatedo Chile is proud to invite to Chile these 2 great masters of the world Shitoryu…No doubt it will be a great event … Continue reading

Technical Seminars, Portugal 2023

Mabuni Shitoryu Karatedo Portugal presentsShitoryu Karate Technical Seminars Conducted by Master Shoko Sato, 8th Dan, Hanshi&Sensei A.Tanzadeh, 8th San, KyoshiHosted and Assisted by Sensei Carlos Pereira of Mabuni Shitoryu Karatedo PortugalNovember 10~13, 2023

Technical Seminar on Advanced tournament Katas

Advance Combative Theories presents;May 6th, 2023 at 4pmHamilton, OntarioTechnical Seminar on Advanced tournament KatasConducted by; A.Tanzadeh, 8th Dan, KyoshiHosted by Shihan Michale Bearwood, 7th Dan, Renshi Location: 627 Main Street East, Suite 200, Hamilton, ON L8M 1J5Dojo Parking >>>> 104 … Continue reading

Technical Seminar, Nova Scotia

Shitoryu Karate Canada & Shitoryu Karate Nova Scotia presentsTechnical SeminarConducted by A.Tanzadeh, 8th Dan, KyoshiFebruary 25th , 2023 Hosted by Nova Scotia Shitoryu Karate and assisted by sensei Paul Cooper

Karate Seminars & Dan Examinations

Shitoryu Karate Canada & Shitoryu Karate Nova Scotia presentsTechnical Seminar & Official Dan Examination.June 24th & 25th , 2023 Conducted by A.Tanzadeh, 8th Dan, Kyoshi Hosted by Nova Scotia Shitoryu Karate and assisted by Sensei Paul Cooper.

50th Anniversary of Kyoshi Tanzadeh

50th AnniversaryDear Kyoshi TanzadehCongratulations for your commitment and devotion in Shitoryu Karate.It is an Honor for us to share your great knowledge in Karatedo. You are the Best. From all the members of Shitoryu Karate CanadaShihan Claude LaroucheVice President and … Continue reading

International Karate Seminars – Portugal

International Shitoryu Karatedo Technical Seminar – 2022 PORTUGALNovember 11, 12 and 13 Organized by:MSK Mabuni Shitoryu Karatedo Portugal&KCMS Karate Clube Margem Sul Conducted by:SHOKO SATO, 8th Dan, Hanshi,•President of Pan-American Shitoryu Karate-Do Federation•Vice President of World Shitoryu Karate-Do Federation&A. TANZADEH, … Continue reading

Karate Seminars in Belgium – 2022

Karate Technical Seminars with Tanzadeh Sensei in Belgium 2022 Technical SeminarsConducted by A.Tanzadeh, 8th Dan, KyoshiPresented and hosted by Belgium ShitokaiMay 7th & 8th, 2022 Location:Complexe sportif du Blocry (Salle B2), place des sports 1 – 1348 Louvain-la-Neuve (Belgium)More Info:email: … Continue reading

Shitoryu Karate Workshop in Mississauga

Shitoryu Karate Workshop Conducted by A.Tanzadeh, 8th Dan, KyoshiApril 13th, 2022Presented and Hosted by: Prodigy Martial Arts, Sensei Ryan Shields(Exclusively for Prodigy members)

Technical Seminars in Ivory Coast, Africa

Shito-ryu Karate Technical SeminarsIvory Coast, West AfricaJuly 2nd & 3rd , 2022 Conducted by A.Tanzadeh, 8th Dan, Kyoshi Assisted by: Sensei Apoute Agnima Jean-Marc Laurin Hosted & Organized by: Groupment Ivoirien Karate Do Shito-ryu (GIKASHI) For more information, please contact: … Continue reading

Official SKC Dan Examination “Quebec Region”

Shitoryu Karate Canada & Shitoryu Karate Quebec Presents Official SKC Dan Examination “Quebec Region”Conducted by A.Tanzadeh, 8th Dan, Kyoshi&Shihan Claude Larouche, 7th Dan Hosted by Shitoryu Karate Quebec Shihan Claude Larouche Friday, June 10th , 2022 at Shitoryu Karate Quebec … Continue reading

The Journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step

“The Journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” ~ Lao Tzu

Karate Technical Seminars in Cayman Islands, George Town

Technical Seminar and Kata Workshop at Cayman IslandsJanuary 30th, 2022, hosted by Cayman Associated School of Karate, Shihan Greg ReidConducted by A. Tanzadeh, 8th Dan, Kyoshi

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

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