Weekend with Shimabukuro sensei

From February 21st we had the great honor to receive Shimabukuro sensei for three days. Yukinobu Shimabukuro is the Soke Representative (上地流空手道協会 Uechi-Ryu Karate-Do Association headed by Sadanao Uechi) in Europe and Russia. Before the launch of the two days seminars (Feb 22nd & 23rd) Shimabukuro sensei took time on Friday in the Toulouse Shubukan […]

2019 Summary

2019 : a surprising year  ! I should have never expected to achieve all the things I’ve done : French Shodan, Uechi Ryu French Cup (5th in Kyu Kata), and the great honor to have been promoted Jun Shihan by sensei George Mattson. The most exciting for me were not all these achievements of course […]

2019 November : new start

After the seminars performed with Kinjo sensei ,  it was time for me to finalize a project proposed by Hanshi George Mattson. Indeed just after my Shodan, George Sensei asked me about my willing to teach Uechi-Ryu :’based on your experience of Elite Cycling Coach and regarding your karate skills you need to think about […]

2019 October : Koburyu

Early in October were organized by Jean Smith Sensei three Karate and Kobudo seminars school There took place in Paris, Tours & Toulouse. I assisted Paris and Toulouse (my hometown). In Paris Kinjo sensei presented his school Koburyu he created  based on Uechi-Ryu Karate and Matayoshi Kobudo. We worked a lot on closing spaces and […]

Grand Master Kinjo Seminars

Grand Master Takashi Kinjo (Kobudo & Karate 10th degree) will be exceptionaly in France early October 2019. Kinjo Sensei is a well known Pangainoon & Okinawan Kobudo Grand Master he studied with Itokazu Seiki (Karate) and Shimpo Matayoshi (Kobudo). He’s training from more than 65 years and was awarded 10th degree Grand Master. It is an […]