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Shoshin Karate is proud to be affiliated to Shorin-ryu Shorinkan South Africa through the South African President, Kyoshi Claude Johnson (8th Dan Karate, 4th Dan Okinawan Kobudo), that practises traditional Okinawan Shorin-ryu Karate (Kobayashi-ryu) as taught by the Grandmaster, Nakazato Shugoro (Hanshi Judan).
As a National Organization we are affiliated to the Okinawan Shorin-ryu Shorinkan through Kyoshi Doug Perry (9th Dan Karate) under direct mentorship of Kyoshi Pat Haley (8th Dan Karate)
At Shoshin Karate we embrace our passion to teach and practise traditional Okinawan Shorin-ryu Karate and Kobudo.
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We practise kata to ensure correct techniques and develop muscle memory.
"Kumi" - Coming together
"Te" - Hands
Translates as "grappling hands"
Kumite is the part of karate in which a person trains against an adversary, using the techniques learned from the kihon and kata.
“Old martial way of Okinawa”, is the weapon systems of Okinawan Kobudo
Kobud is the art of traditional weapons training.
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