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Return to training 2024

Return to training 2024 By Johnpaul Williams Welcome back to training and again Happy New Year! If you hadn't seen the previous Happy New Year message, it is posted at - https://gojuryu.net/2024/01/03/2024-new-year-wishes/ We have returned to training however just as fast as it started, please remember that there is no

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Johnpaul Williams receives his Seiwakai Gojuryu Karatedo Kyoshi (advanced teachers license).

2024 New Year Wishes

2024 New Year Wishes By Johnpaul Williams Dear Members, Families, and Friends of Seiwakai Karate Silicon Valley, [caption id="attachment_1689" align="alignright" width="300"] Vassie Naidoo Shihan (LA) Alexandra Alan (MP) Takahashi Satoru (JP), Johnpaul Williams (MP), Shiho Azuma Williams (MP) and Sanjit Mandal (TV). USA representatives in Japan 2023.[/caption] As we step

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Unveiling the Intricacies: Goju-Ryu vs. Shotokan-Ryu in Karate

Karate, a martial art that transcends physical discipline, encompasses various styles, each with its unique essence. Two such styles, Goju-Ryu and Shotokan-Ryu, stand out for their distinct approaches, techniques, and philosophies. In this deep dive, we unravel the dynamics that differentiate these two captivating forms of karate. Exploring the Origins

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Karate: The Dynamic Harmony of Budo and Bujutsu

Introduction: In the rich tapestry of Japanese martial arts, Karate emerges as a captivating fusion of Budo and Bujutsu—two philosophies that shape its essence. Delving into the intricate balance of personal development and combat prowess, this exploration unravels the layers of Karate's journey from its roots in traditional Okinawan martial

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Changelog: V1 Gōjū-Ryū Karate-Dō Desk Reference 剛柔流空手道 参考書 Introduction & Historic Chronology 武道, 武術の歴史

Dear readers, friends, colleagues, and associates. The educational guide "Gōjū-Ryū Karate-Dō Desk Reference 剛柔流空手道 参考書" - "Volume 1: Introduction & Historic Chronology 武道, 武術の歴史," has received a vast update and is now in the 3rd Edition. This posted CHANGELOG from the previous edition includes names, translations, and references as well

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Menlo Park Karate Registration is open for Palo Alto, Stanford, Mountain View, Redwood City & Peninsula

Registration for the Fall 2022 Traditional Karate is now open! Visit Menlo Park Recreation, click "advanced search" and type "karate" to enroll. Please contact Menlo Park recreation by phone at 650-330-2200 or Email [email protected] if you are experiencing any issues or need help navigating the online registration process. More than just

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Opening & Closing Class

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" Opening & Closing Class The opening and closing of class although ceremonial is necessary to establish order in the class as well as: Respect for the training, Those who have created the training,

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Available on Amazon: Gōjū-Ryū Karate-Dō: Desk Reference – Volume 1: Introduction & Historic Chronology

Now shipping worldwide via Amazon. 130500 words, 450 pages, 950 revisions and 7 years in the making, A must have for every dojo, researcher and karate nerd. Goju-Ryu Karate-Do Desk Reference 剛柔流空手道 参考書  - Volume 1: Introduction & Historic Chronology 武道, 武術の歴史.  UK - https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B0BJTJ352F/ Denmark - https://www.amazon.de/dp/B0BJTJ352F/ France - https://www.amazon.fr/dp/B0BJTJ352F/ Spain - https://www.amazon.es/dp/B0BJTJ352F/

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Ariel Torres team USA

https://www.goodmorningamerica.com/culture/video/meet-karate-superstar-hoping-compete-tokyo-olympics-77213273 This is a heartwarming story of Ariel Torres. A member team USA heading to the Summer Olympics in Tokyo Japan. Coached by his Sensei Robert Young, Ariel is a shining star of pride and joy for his family, his Goju Ryu Karate Dojo "Kenseikan" in Miami, the United States,

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2022 New Years greeting, wish and prayer.

Greetings to our family and friends around the world. [caption id="attachment_1802" align="alignright" width="300"] 2021 Seiwakai Gojuryu Karatedo training via Zoom[/caption] January 1 marked our New Year of 2021 and February 12 marks our Lunar New Year of the Bull (牛 Ox). This means we enter a period of hard work

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Japan’s 99th Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga 菅 義偉 is 2nd Dan Gojuryu Karatedo 空手

The original article - https://www.karatedo.co.jp/news/20200916/19124.html Yoshihide Suga holds a 2nd Dan Gojuryu Karatedo and is the President of the Parliamentary Federation for the promotion of Karate-do. He became the 99th Prime Minister on September 16th 2020. On Wednesday, September 16, Yoshihide Suga, the president of the Liberal Democratic Party, was

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