Suparenpei – learning Fujian Kata

As you know Uechi-Ryu style has only eight katas.The original three were brought from China by Kanbun Uechi when he studied in the Fujian (China) : Sanchin (Core kata of Uechi System) Seisan Sanseiryu The system was later modernized by Kanbun’s son Kanei. He added traditional warm up (junbi undō) and basic standardized (hojo undō) […]

European Kobukai 2020 Event

From July 11th to 13th,  the first European Kobukai event took place in Toulouse area (France). This first European seminar has been held but unfortunately without our Spanish and Portuguese friends. We hope to see them very soon when this pandemic will decrease. It was for French practitionner a back to real training as from […]

Interview Canadian Podcast

Martial Arts community is a world wide community.Our passion has been drastically changed due to the pandemic we are currently facing. A said by Oprah Winfrey : “Passion is energy. Feel the power that comes from focusing on what excites you.”Sharing a passion is sharing a part of your life.That’s exactly what occurred during the […]

Lockdown : Give Kobudo a go

Lockdown has started in Western Europe from more than 2 Months; in some country we are starting a new phase including more freedom in our daily life. Unfortunately Coronavirus is still there and we need to continue living with it. New life Key words are now distanciating  and stay safe. During this period dojo remain […]

Training during Confinement

We are all facing a unprecedent global pandemic episode pushing the most of the countries to confine people. I first hope you are all well and you will stay healthy. Confinement appears today the only way to to limit coronavirus propagation. This have an impact in our daily life (job, family, training, fitness level and […]

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 […]