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Saifa

Introduction to kata Saifa, techniques and Kihon bunkai. https://youtu.be/R65aHRo2DAI https://youtu.be/thou8WAKDJo from our headquarters dojo in Omagari Daisen Akita: https://youtu.be/hJNSa1-ZyNw

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Rei San Soku 礼三息: To Bow with Three Breaths

From "Gōjū-Ryū Karate-Dō Desk Reference 剛柔流空手道 机参照: Volume 2: Dōjō Auxiliary, Glossary & Terminology 道場の補助、用語集 と 辞書" Rei San Soku 礼三息: To Bow with Three Breaths In Budō 武道 and Karate-dō, when performing Keirei 敬礼 (standing bow); we bend from the hips with the back straight and not curved. It’s

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We are one – We are Seiwakai

My friends in Budo and Seiwakai International (Group) family. We are one. The mental and physical strengths afforded to us in our #Karatedo training bond us and we will survive. Through the struggles of our current world situation we can and will thrive in the future. This is our time

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Reviews on Google Map & Yelp

Our club never really pushed reviews however now that there are a few posted, feel free to add a few more! We're grateful to have wonderful members training with us. https://www.google.com/search?ei=wEaCXpq6Drez0PEPuPalQA&q=seiwakai+silicon+valley&oq=seiwakai+silicon+valley&gs_lcp=ChNtb2JpbGUtZ3dzLXdpei1zZXJwEAM6AggAOgYIABAHEB46CAgAEAcQChAeOgoIABAIEAcQChAeOggIABAIEAcQHjoHCC4QDRCTAjoECAAQDToGCAAQDRAeOgQIHhAKUIB7WJeSAWD_mgFoAHAAeAGAAYoBiAHKD5IBBDEuMTaYAQCgAQE&sclient=mobile-gws-wiz-serp

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Ojigisuru お辞儀する To Bow

From "Gōjū-Ryū Karate-Dō Desk Reference 剛柔流空手道 机参照: Volume 2: Dōjō Auxiliary, Glossary & Terminology 道場の補助、用語集 と 辞書" Ojigisuru お辞儀する To Bow Rei o shinai Karate-Dō wa tada notatakaidesu 礼をしない空手道はただの戦いです Karate-Dō without 'Rei' is just a fight All elements of Budō 武道 begin and end with Rei 礼 (a bow). Similar

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VOTE FOR KARATE! Then SHARE

Since I'm asked every so often, I'm including a link to, "Qualifying for Karate in the 2020 Olympics." @SakuraKokumai (5th women's Kata), Ariel Torres Jr. (11th men's kata) & @JessicaKwong (16th women's Kata) are well deserving of our national (USA) support at the moment so, I recommend we all get

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Best Kata match series:

National sports festival karatedo competitions: Hiraru Ohno vs Emiri Iwamoto. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DK1uHZb9jys&feature=share&fbclid=IwAR0eUjwmnEIuq9TTSjI7rn8pN-rfmDkjzp8UDCUyM5-hyUJXL4wUrwuqTho

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Pan-American games live!

Watch team #USAKarate live! Search for #PanamGames on #ESPN for the #LiveStream from #ESPNU. I'm watching from #YouTubeTV right now! Karate2024 #TsukiForKarate2024 @Paris2024 #Paris2024 @JKF_Official #JKF_Official #Paris2024 #Tokyo2020

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Seiwakai Gojuryu Karatedo USA members Questionnaire

Dear current and potentially future members. Please share this Official Seiwakai USA questionnaire with your club and affiliates to complete by October 31st 2019. We are organizing our Seiwakai USA members data to better understand our demographics and project our future. This data is not for public use or distribution.

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JKF Gojukai USA and Seiwakai USA questionnaires

In an effort to further organize equitable efforts for Seiwakai USA members in addition to all member dojo of the JKF Gojukai in the USA we have organized two questionnaires hosted in Google Drive for both current and potential or future members. The questionnaire for Seiwakai USA members can be

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Seiwakai 50th Anniversary in 2022

It's our anniversary! So yeah, I'm writing a blog post again from Japan. Last year, on this same trip, While here in Japan, I pitched an idea to a few members of the JKF Gojukai and Vassie Naidoo Shihan, of creating a unique Joshi-bu also known as woman's division (see

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Watch: A 90-year-old sensei’s passion for karate

Sumiko Harris, a sixth-degree black belt, speaks about her passion for karate and the community she found over two decades ago at the Yakima School of Karate. https://www.yakimaherald.com/news/watch-a--year-old-sensei-s-passion-for-karate/html_1fee720e-27fa-11e9-9aee-7f1c0b09a50b.html?utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook&utm_campaign=user-share&fbclid=IwAR0txD1svnLRsVaMMWpS2rrq6a3KXLg1pluz6lsW8gpGxJXf3m0MsX5e6-Y

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A special association wide women’s group?

What are your thoughts on a special woman's group (Joshi-bu) for your karate association? Not necessarily nor specific to Goju-ryu Karate-do. While here in Japan, I asked two of the female members of the JKF Goju-kai, while volunteering at the seminar registration desks, for their thoughts on the matter. Both

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