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Hojo undo – supplemental training

Hojo undo is supplementary exercises where one uses various implements and aids to encourage and develop ambidextrous physical strength, stamina, muscle co-ordination, speed and posture. Read more…

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Shinpan Gusukuma 1890 – 1954

Iha Sensei’s Study with Gusukuma

In 1950, Seikichi Iha was accepted to begin the formal study of karate with Shinpan Gusukuma (the kanji of his family name are also pronounced “Shiroma” in Japan) Read more…

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Makiwara training

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