Symposiums in Miyako and Ishigaki islands
2018.01.12

  The Okinawa Prefecture Karate promotion division is organizing 2 symposiums in relation with the Okinawa Karate Promotion Vision draw up project.

    Date: January 20th, 2018  12:30-14:00

    Site: Miyakojima City Central public Hall (Miyakojima shi cyuo kominkan)

    Entrance: Free

 

    Date: January 21st, 2018  16:00-17:30

    Site: Ishigaki City Health and welwafe center (Ishigaki shi kenko fukushi center)

    Entrance: Free


(Unfortunately, the symposiums will be in Japanese only)

For more, check out the Japanese page.

Shurite Itosu Ankō 2nd photo discovery
2017.12.29

  Karate researcher Patrick McCarthy has discovered a new photograph of the thought to be Shurite master Itosu Ankō. The photograph was found in Naha City Historical Museum Digital Museum.

  The master stands in the right of the photo.

  The explanations on the website are as follow: First Osato High School Elementary / Late Taisho. From the book Dai Ryūkyū Shashin-jō or Great Ryukyu photo book.

  It is the second photograph ever discovered after the first one found by karate master and historian late Kinjō Hiroshi.

 

  Source:

http://www.rekishi-archive.city.naha.okinawa.jp/archives/item3/25900

Following the steps of Matsumora Kōsaku
2017.12.26

  A new article on Matsumora Kosaku and the sites that relate to the master.

Introduced in the French Karate Federation’s magazine
2017.12.17

 

 The Okinawa Karate Kaikan and our center is featured in the French Karate Federation official magazine "Le Mag". Read the article in French here.

2 new vision symposiums in December
2017.12.14

 

  The Okinawa Prefecture Karate promotion division is organizing two new symposiums in relation with the Okinawa Karate Promotion Vision draw up project.

  Dates are December 19th at the Okinawa Karate Kaikan and December 26th at OIST. Both events start at 18:30~. Entrance is free but prior registration is a must. For more, check out the Japanese page.

  Note that the symposium will be in Japanese only.