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Interview with Shihan Sattrajit Chaudhury, 8th Dan Black Belt Chief Instructor – World Traditional Shotokan Karate Federation (WTSKF) By Arijit Chakraborty,
Continue reading "Shihan Sattrajit Chaudhury, 8th Dan - Legend of Indian Shotokan Karate"
JKA Karate is the Way of Balance. JKA World Federation is the Largest and Most Prestigious Traditional Karate Group in the World.
Japan Karate Association Pakistan by Muzammal Ahmed Rana (JKA HQ Lahore Pakistan) The Japan Karate Association of Pakistan has worked for the promotion
Continue reading "JAPAN Karate Association Pakistan New Managament 2017"
Report by: Arijit Chakraborty, National Special Correspondent - WMA Shotokan-Ryu Karate Academy of India (SKAI), affiliated member of Japan Karate Shoto
Arijit Chakraborty, 6th Dan Black Belt WTSKF, National special Correspondent - WMA. Kolkata, May 6, 2018. Training was conducted by Shihan Subrata Kumar
Continue reading "Hayashi-Ha Shito Ryu Karate Camp, Kolkata India "
An intense Traditional Shotokan karate workshop spread over three days was held at Calcutta Judo Club, Shihan Purandar Sarkar not only imparted knowledge
Continue reading "Traditional Karate Camp by Shihan Purandar Sarkar - at Calcutta Judo Club"
Japan Karate Association - Punjab Pakistan by SHIHAN Muzammal Ahmed (LAHORE Pakistan) The Japan Karate Association of Pakistan has worked for the promotion
Submitted By: Arijit Chakraborty, National Special Correspondent – WMA Baramati, 29th May 2017 The World Traditional Shotokan Karate Federation (WTSKF)
Continue reading "17th WTSKF National Karate Camp & Championships 2017"
The Japan Karate Association World Federation Punjab Pakistan has worked for the promotion and development of genuine JKA Karate in Pakistan since 2014.
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JKS India organised an International karate training camp and championships from January 27th to 29th 2017 at Kolkata, India. The guest instructor was
Continue reading "JKS India International Camp & Championships 2017"
This interview with Yamaguchi Sensei, one of the leading Japanese instructors in Karate-do and Head of the International Department of JKS, tells the story
Continue reading "Takashi Yamaguchi Sensei, 7th Degree Black Belt (JKS) Interview With a World Class Instructor"
This interview with Shihan Pemba Tamang, 8th Dan, Chief Instructor of Nihon Shotokan Karate Federation (NSKF) one of the first non-Japanese instructors
Continue reading "Interview - Pemba Tamang Shihan - 8th Dan "
1st IASK Shotokan Karate National Camp 2015 Kolkata - Durgapur. By Arijit Chakraborty, 5th Dan. The Indian Academy of Shotokan Karate (IASK) conducted
Continue reading "IASK Shotokan Karate Camp with Nigel Jackson Shihan, 9th Dan - India"
Tips, Tools, Lessons, Products and Advice to Help You Get More Kick Out of Karate
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I love Tensho - many people think it is simply a softer version of Sanchin, but it conceals hard within soft, containing effective close-range techniques
Kawakanajima Kata is a very old Okinawan Karate Kata. According to some Okinawan Karate master's the creation of this Kata was inspired by 4 epic ancient
Master Funakoshi said, Mentality over technique. 一、技術より心術 Hitotsu, gijitsu yori shinjitsu Which is why I do not understand these dojos giving black
Once when I was standing in the road I saw a street fighter hitting my friend who was bathed in blood so I needed to help him. I told the street fighter
The Japan Karate Association of Pakistan has worked for the promotion and development of genuine JKA Karate in Pakistan since 2000. It is a non-profit
Title: Karate - Towards Excellence Ref: ISBN 978-93-5087-984-9 Author: Arijit Chakraborty (April 2013) Theme: In this newly released book of over 100
Continue reading "New Book Release: "Karate Towards Excellence""
I am a black belt in Shotokan having received it in 1975 from Master Fred Corritone, currently of Virginia. I think that kata are important for the karate
I would say that sanchin is an amazing kata just because of its simplicity but also how annoyingly difficult it is to perform and is a very under rated
In Pakistan Karate, there are few who are more experienced and longer training than Muzammal Ahmed. Sensei Muzammal, recognised as the first ever-black
Karate Stories, Articles and Karate Words of Experience. Karate Information and Martial Arts Stories. A great resource for the thinking Karateka and a good place to stock up on Martial Arts Info.
Continue reading "Karate Stories Articles Martial Arts Stories and other Karate Information"
SLOW AND STEADY DOES ITIf karate was easy no one would be doing it. Someone asked me the other day why I still practice karate after so many years. Not
LAHORE, 10th February 2013 By MUZAMMAL AHMED The PAKISTAN SHOTOKAN KARATE ASSOCATION (PSKA), an affiliated body of SKDUN and FBSKUI (England) organised
You can’t really learn Karate at home but I’ll give you great info on Japanese Karate especially Shotokan Karate Techniques.
Continue reading "It’s not about me - it’s about YOU - your Karate and Shotokan Karate Techniques"
Good Karate Movies were once hard to find. Now Karate Video and Kata Videos are everywhere. But how do you dig up the very special Shotokan Videos or coolest Karate Kata Videos that are out there?
Continue reading "Karate Movies, Cool Karate Kata Videos, Shotokan Karate Video and Kata Videos."
Cage Fighting is great for Japanese Karate. MMA training brings the best fighting systems together as one. MMA fighters like Lyoto Machida have proven that Karate can produce top class cage fighters.
Continue reading "Cage Fighting - Mother of all Combat Systems - Karate's Wake Up Call"
Interview of a Supreme Karate Legend Keigo Abe Sensei - 9th Dan JSKA By Arijit Chakraborty, 4th Dan National Special Correspondent - WMA, Mumbai, India
Continue reading "Interview of Keigo Abe Sensei 9th Dan by Arijit Chakraborty"
Special National Karate Camp Instructor - Keigo Abe Sensei, 9th Dan JSKA Report by Arijit Chakraborty, National Special Correspondent, WMA Kolkata Dec
Continue reading "AIBSKA Karate Camp & National Championships 2012 India"
Puri, Odisha (Nov 22-26, 2012) Report by: Arijit Chakraborty, National Special Correspondent, WMA The World Shotokan Karate Federation India (WSKFI)
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I am black belt second Dan, I am writing from Spain here we call it like this...Karate Segundo Dan. Spent years in the Gym being hti and hitting people
The essence of karate-do is Ippon waza - one single decisive technique. There is no senior instructor of karate-do not familiar with the concept of ‘ikken
I had heard that Kawazoe Masao Sensei was back with JKA which sounds ridiculous - as if he'd been on some kind of forced absence or retirement or worse
The name Mas Oyama is familiar to anyone involved in Martial Arts. Fighter, showman and founder of the Karate style Kyokushinkai (Ultimate Truth) Oyama tested his Karate power against man and beast.
Continue reading "Mas Oyama. Will Another Man Ever Fight 300 Fights One After the Other?"
Repeating Basic Karate Moves leads to good Karate techniques. Whether it’s Karate kicks, Karate blocks, Karate stances, Karate punches or Karate strikes, the secret of how to learn Karate is - basics.
Continue reading "Basic Karate Moves ...No Basics - No Karate"
The History of Karate from ancient eastern combat system to modern global phenomenon. How it evolved into an Art form and a Sport.
Continue reading "The History of Karate is Not Long and Not Very Important..."
Sensei Somnath Palchowdhury the Chief Technical Director of the Indian Federation of Shotokan Karate (IFSK) was born in 1968 and graduated in commerce
Continue reading "Sensei Somnath Palchowdhury 5th Dan 'The Shotokan Technician'"
Shihan Peter Chong 8th Dan is the Chairman of Asia & Middle East Kyokushin Karate, the President of the Singapore Oyama Karate-Do Kyokushinkaikan (SOKK),
Continue reading "Shihan Peter Chong 8th Dan - Legend of Kyokushin Karate"
Kolkata, March 4th, 2012 By Arijit Chakraborty The Indian Federation of Shotokan Karate (IFSK), an affiliated body of SKDUN and FBSKU (England) organised
Continue reading "IFSK Shotokan Karate workshop , March 4th 2012, Kolkata, India"
By Arijit Chakraborty National Special Correspondent - WMA, Mumbai, India South Asia Correspondent- The Shotokan Way (TSW) Sensei Anil Sinha is one of
Continue reading "Sensei Anil Sinha, 5th Dan JKA, JKA India Chairman: Interview of a Karate-do Missionary and Legendary Master"
Sensei Purandar Sarkar 5th Dan, is the first JKA India Black Belt. He won the accolade from JKA in 1981 and thereafter had an unchallenged kata and kumite
Continue reading "Sensei Purandar Sarkar, 5th Dan - Profile of a Shotokan Karate Master"
Sensei Aidan Trimble, 7th Dan (FSK) The Volcano Erupts! Interview by Arijit Chakraborty (National Special Correspondent, WMA) It has been my pleasure
Continue reading "Interview of Sensei Aidan Trimble - Gentleman of Shotokan Karate"
Yoshiharu Osaka Shihan is 8th Dan JKA and Deputy Managing Director of JKA. He is the ‘living textbook' of Shotokan and has been the 'blue-eyed boy' of
Continue reading "Yoshiharu Osaka Sensei 8th Dan JKA on JKA Shotokan Karate-do"
Spirit wins, not Muscles In martial arts, it is the spirit which is of primary importance. Techniques come second. A martial artist with strong fighting
Legendary Karate-do Teachers - A Tribute I am learning Karate-do for 31 years out of 35 years of my life. My early training has been in JKA Shotokan
This is a mantra of mine that I stole more than 3 decades ago from one of the most gifted martial artists I've ever known, a guy called Ross Frame. Ross
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Bassai Dai is the best known shotokan kata and one most practiced. Why? because it has qualities of budo... composure, power, strength, speed and evasion