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T Yuzenkai where tradition meets future. 伝統と未来が出会う勇善会空手道 last up date :JUN 9.2018
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YUZENKAI e-learing ....勇善会web道場
About BUNKAI of Kata. 型の分解について
Philosophy of Karatedo.空手道の哲学
Essay from Kancho .....館長エッセイ
Update of members only site.
28/8/2017:Seienchin Sai version. SESAN.KURURUNFA
23/7/2017:The answer to query on SESAN
9/7/2017 : Instruction scenery of Sesan
12/6/2017：About the 20th-21st of Sisouchin29/5/2017:Detail of Tensyo and it's training
|Research on Karate........ ... ..... 空手リサーチ
Overseas YUZENKAI-DAN holder list...海外有段者名簿
Recommended clips on Japan . ...お薦めの動画
Contact us.................................... お問い合わせ
Photo gallery .............. ................フォトギャラリー
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Photo gallery 9/6/2018
Yuzenkai Iran 30/5/2018
Abut us 19/2/2018
Yuzenkai Venezuela 15/1/2018
Overseas YUZENKAI-DAN holder list 29/11/2017
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|24/5/201810 Branch Chiefs in Yuzenkai China
The 10 dojo operators joined Yuzenkai by Saiko-Shihan Huanghai's great job of promoting Yuzenkai in China, all over the country. By this,more than 250 students combined, and some of them teach in more than one place.
Needless to say, Gojuryu is a philosophical name. It means "style of Go and Ju".This name come from the proverb "Truth has both Go and Ju" in the "Bubishi"."Go" means blows such as hardness, linear movement, tuki or keri.
"Ju" means the softness, circular movement, joint lock and throw.In brief, the style called Gojuryu is like as the mix martial arts from the first.So kata of Gojuryu has very many joint locks and throws as for it.It may be said that the word "Gojuryu" sublimated to the concept of the martial arts philosophy from the word indicating one sect of Karate .Is the concept called "Gojuryu" not our way of life itself?I think that it is the arrival of the wave of the new times that the Chinese martial artist of various styles joined this time.今やGojuryuという語はKarateの一つのセクトを示す語から、武道哲学の概念へ昇華したと言えるであろう。Gojuryuという概念は、我々の生き方そのものと言えるかもしれない。いろいろなスタイルの中国の武道家が加盟したことは新しい時代の波の到来と言える。
The Representative of Yuzenkai Iran, Shihan Hamed Zafaranl's fourth book was published with the introduction of yuzenkai and Karate philosophy and the biography of old karate masters.イラン勇善会代表のハームド・ザファランロウ師範が4冊目の空手専門書を出版した。勇善会空手道の技法と思想の紹介、歴史上の空手大家の伝記なども記載された。
|23/3/2018 Kancho's essay has been updated
..Bushi Matsumura and others were taught Karate by Chinese beggar？ Who was Chan Nan?
"Paiku: a special Nahate kata"was uploaded on the members only site.(front and side,normal speed and slow speed, and Bunkai 6:29)
Yuzenkai Iran team obtained 6 gold, 6 silver and 9 bronze medals in the National tournament of Okinawa Isshin ryu Karate Kobudo Iran on Feb.24.2018 勇善会イランは沖縄一心流国際空手道古武道大会に参戦し金6個、銀6個、銅9個のメダルを獲得した。(2/24開催)
Shihan Dr. Hamed Zafaranlou ,the Representative of Iran Yuzekai, was appointed as the director of the Ayatolah Khamenei high school of physical education. Karate has been added to the courses of the high school physical education. Soon the dojo of high school will be established.
YUZENKAI Kobudo Bunkai video clip "Hamahiga no Tonfa"has up loaded in YUZENKAI e-learing (web dojo).
It is said that Tonfa is the weapon which evolved from the steering wheel of the stone mill. "Hamahiga no Tonfa" (Tonfa in Hamahiga island) assumes the fight with four enemies of the all around.
Introduction of "BUNKAI"has up dated.
Uchi-uke Nage(Uchi-uke Throw ) in Gekisai syodan .
The seventh movement of Gekisai syodan is consecutive movement of uchi-uke and soto-uke.These two kinds of uke are carried out at the same time.Is it why ?
Yuzenkai team of Iran participated in the game of okinawa ishin ryu Karate kobudo International Championship on 14-15 Septemberat Tabriz.5 gold medals, 7 silver medals and 8 bronze medals were Yuzenkai team's achievement. ↗
|19/9/20177Kancho's essay has been updated
The historical movement that remains in Kata "The most weak point was the topknot"
|13/9/2017Kancho's essay has been updated
Tribute to the Shihan Josep Claramonte's challenge to the MMA in his homeland on September 9 .
He said"I do not try to be a MMA fighter but this was something I had to do. It's difficult to explain, but I feel like putting myself in the line of harm will help me to develop a better understanding of Karate. "
Under the conditions that Seiken and various hand technique of Karate are prohibited by the glove and MMA rule, he fought for understanding Karate better in the cage ring like a jungle. He is honor of all Yuzenkai.
|1/9/2017Kancho's essay has been updated
" The another Gojuryu?". Juhatsu Kyoda the first disciple of Kanryo Higaonna
Small video about the self-defense workout in Yuzenkai Iran was uploaded. (you tube 1 min')
Their technique shows the essence of Gojuryu.
Seienchin Sai no Kata(Seienchin, Sai version)セイエンチン釵の型
In Gojuryu, Seienchin also has been used as the kata for Sai from old times. But it is rarely seen recently.So I uoloaded the Kata which has been handed down in my linkage.
And "Sesan" and "Kururunfa" (demonstrated by Kancho)were uploaded on the members only site
The profile video of Yuzenkai Japan was updated.
Shihan Harmd Zafaranlou,the branch chief of Iran, established eight Kihon Kata named "Kihon Shiho-Ido Omoto 1～7"for members in Iran Yuzenkai.
The regular type teaching materials video "The bunkai of Sisouchin:the secret of Sashi-te; the high techniques of
Gojuryu Karate"was uploaded on the members only site.5 min. 35 sec.
The video as the hommage to the trip to Sweden on last August was uploaded on this summer .
(Sorry ,but the language
is Japanese version.5:35)
The answer and advice to the some query about SESAN from a member.
|15/7/2017When meaning (bunkai) is not understood, Kata is reduced to mere karate-dance.Yuzenkai uploaded the brief video for beginner (or kids) to instruct that Kata has the meaning(bunkai).I'm sorry but it is Japanese version.|
| SSome beltexams and demonstrations by youngest students in Sweden. 10 June,2017
||3/7/2017 Introduction of "BUNKAI"has up dated. No.27 Final movement of Sisouchin and "Sasi-te"
Most of throw and joint locks of Gojuryu are carried out by the principle of "Sashi-te"(Stabbing hand)
Karate needs the momentary offense and defense.Hence the "grasps" and the "catching are verbose.
Therefore Gojuryu-fighter does the joint lock by the principle of "Sashi-te".
The follow question about the movement of the 20th and the 21st of Sisouchin was sent to me from a certain member."The common application I see is when the attacker grabs both wrists you lift up both arms and strike the attacker with your elbows. Is there another explanation? "I uploaded the answer video on the members only site in order to share and perusal.
|The Shihan Roy Fernandes's new Dojo in Surat started on June 3, 2017.
|26/5/2017 Kancho's essay has been updated About the Tensyo.
Video clip "Detail of Tensyo and it's training"in the members only site was enlarged on May 29,2017.
|15/5/2017Members Only Yuzenkai Kobudo video "Yuzenkai Gojuryu Kobudo NUNCHAKU basic 20
lessons" was up-loaded on the members-only site.
Recent report about Yuzenkai In Indonesia.Yuzenkai In Indonesia already known in Indnesia and already following some competition.
1st full contact camp Yuzenkai gojuryu karate IRAN(Shihan Dr. Hamed Zafaranlou) was held successfully in May2,2017
Yuzenkai Japan showed instruction scenery of kata Sisouchin for biginner by kancho in response to the request from the overseas branch.
The Pakistan Amateur Goju Ryu Karate Federation, and IBKF Budoshin Group Western Bi-Pass Karate Center organized the Karate out door Training Camp at Quetta City Pakistan.
Kata of Nahate has much body attacks.(Sholder attack, Back attack, Side attack and Buttocks attack)Body attack is important element of Nahate Gojuryu kumite.For instance,the technique of these photos seen in Sepai( and Heiku) is often explained as Furi-uchi. But the true meaning is throwing technique with shoulder attack.
Announcement on the award of the Renshi title in Karate(GIKKU-Yuzenkai Japan)
..Shihan Josep Claramonte, the branch chief of Yuzenkai China,submitted the Renshi (錬士)dissertation to GIKKU- Yuzenkai Japan in December 2016 and Yuzenkai Honbu accepted it.His thesis ,which is more than 400 pages, is the results of original study and he added the new findings in Karate research. After careful consideration, GIKKU-Yuzenkai was determined that it is appropriate to award him the Renshi title.And he was awarded the title on March3 ,2017. And we will introduce this study in this web site at an early date.
※GIKKU(JIKKI:Japan International Karatedo Kobudo Institute) is awarding Title and Degree to the candidate as a result of his creative study for the promotion and the interchange of the academic study of Karate.
Introduction of "BUNKAI"has up dated.
"What technique this Saifa's movement is hiding?"
This type of movement(fist and palm) in some Kata often hides some technique.I refer about the secret of this movement in Saifa.(Saifa which refers in this article isn't Saifa of WKF and is traditional Saifa.)
Introduction of "BUNKAI has been updated
. On the technique of fiinal movement of Suparinpei
1/1/2017 Kancho's essay has been updated
Karate and Karatedo What is difference when the “do” attaches?
|13/12/2016 Introduction of "BUNKAI"has up dated.
About the technique of Nidan-geri in Betturin(or Suparinpei).Nidan-geri of Gojury is greatly different from the one of Syotokan in bunkai. I explain about it as an example of Betturin(origin of Suparinpei). In that Kata, we should think about the meaning of Nidan-geri after turning.
Introduction of "BUNKAI"has up dated.
This movement ,Sukui-uke and Osae-uke with taking Sanchin-dachi forward step, is one of the theorems of gojuryu Karate. In other Kata, the same or similar movement appear.So, this movement has much bunkai including joint lock.The basic principle of the movement is "Sashi-te" and "Mawashi-uke".
GIKKU- YUZENKAI has recognized the HIROSHIMA KAI(Venezueia) as Goju ryu honbu dojo Venezuela yuzenkai and Sensei Williams Jose Aguana Rivas as branch chief of Venezueia.
Introduction of "BUNKAI"has up dated.
About the 24th-25th movement of Suparinpei
Many Karate textbooks say that the another name for Suparinpei is Betturin(Petturin). In other words,Suparinpei and Betturin are same kata. But…is it really so?
Shihan Dr Hamed Zafaranlou ( branch chief of Iran)has published third book on Karate.Kancho Omoto contributed some information about kumite and basic techniques to this book.
|Revised edition 16/10/2016 Members Only
More detailed revised edition"Yuzenkai Kobudo Bou kata"Chouun no kon"and it's Bunkai Kumi-Bou" has re-uploaded on the members only site.
Yuzenkai Shanghai has been born!
|！17/8/2016 尾本館長 スウェーデン空手セミナー実施報告
Kancho Omoto visited Sweden for the training seminar from August 10th to 14th,2016 . The seminar for leaders was five days, and seminar for general members was three days. The one-day lesson is four hours.The seminar was systematically carried out about traditional basics and training method of Gojuryu , five Katas and their Bunkai, and the five categories of technique of Gojury.
18 participants were conferred a certificate of seminar on.
The Kancho's essay has been updated .
About the technique of Sashite (Stabbing hands)
Two articles were contributed by Dr Robert Dyson (UNITED KINGDOM) イギリス勇善会ロバート・ダイソン博士から論文2点が寄稿された
1 Short History of Karate (second edition)...all page 155(pdf) Michael Cowie& Robert Dyson
2 Training Power and Focus..all page 15(pdf) Michael Cowie& Robert Dyson
Yuzenkai uploaded a video clip to introduce Yuzenkai Iranian Dojo under direct control of Japan Honbu.
Yuzenkai Srilanka Dojo and Head office has be established with a grand opening on 17th of January 2016
YUZENKAI PAKISTAN GROUP ATTENDED IKO-4 EVENT IN AYUB STADIUM QUETTA The Pakistan Yuzenkai Goju Ryu Group Headquarters B team participated in Kyokushin IKO-4 event at Ayub stadium Quetta in the month of December-2015.パキスタン勇善会は2015年12月、クエッタ州で行われた極真会大会の4部門に参加。順調に勝ち上がり各部門それぞれ優勝。
Srilanka branch chief Shihan L.Saman Pushpa kumara's student Miss Chathurya Viduranga Madusha won All island National Championship Kata 1st Place held on 19/12/2015!
Self-study material Yuzenkai Kobudo "Hamahiga no Tonfa" was up-loaded on the members-only site.
GIKKU-Yuzenkai has recognized Shihan Hamed Zafaranlou as the chief of Yuzenkai Iranian Dojo under direct control of Japan Honbu.He he has been already a specialist of Gojuryu Karate and has five Dojo in Iran.
Shihan.LSaman Pushpa kumara and his students have participated for the Srilanka western province Karate Championship 2015 held on 13/12/2015.Shian has won the 1st place from Kumite and 2nd place from Kata .And his five students becane Gold Medal Winners as Yuzenkai Team. And Building of his own dojo and Head office of Yuzenkai Sri Lanka is going well.2015年12月13日に開催された西スリランカ空手道選手権大会にサマン支部長とその生徒達が参加した。師範は組手金・型銀、彼の生徒も5名が金を獲得。
International Yuzenkai Gojuryu Karate Championship2015(October6,2015) exit successfullysuccesful gone by Yuzenkai India.
Shihan Josep Claramonte,branch chief of Cnina,come to Japan and has completed the advanced course on "Gojuryu five Categories of Technique"at the Yuzenkai Honbu from November 28 to the 29th.中国勇善会支部長のカラモンテ・ユセプ師範が勇善会本部で二日間にわたる研修。
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The new video clip about "Gekisai godan(Basic Kata for Karaete weapon KAMA) has been up-loaded on YUZENKAI e-learning.
The new video clip about "Gekisai sandan(Basic Kata for Karaete weapon SAI) has been up-loaded on YUZENKAI e-learning.
New article'' The Mind/Body Gestalt " by Dr Robert Dyson
(UNITED KINGDOM) has up-loaded.
Another his theses about Karate.
1)A Short History of Goju Ryu(PDF)
3)SPORT KARATE AND THE ETHICS OF KARATE-DO(PDF)
4)FUNAKOSHI GICHIN AND SHOTOKAN KARATE(PDF)
Pakistan Yuzenkai Shihan Fazal Muhammad receive the Balochistan Sports Award-2015 that is honor. This is the prize that is given to the sportsmen who have done a best work for the country in the sports fields each year by the Balochistan Junieer Sports Association.
Yuzenkai is the Karate Research Dojo that aims to bring together the thought, the theory and the techniques of the Goju-Ryu Karate. We train as usual with the WKF Method and the Kyokushin method, though they are means to create the Yuzenkai Goju-Ryu Kumite.In the kumite,Yuzenkai uses knockdown blows: tsuki, keri, joint locks：Kansetsu-waza, chokeholds: Shime-waza, grappling techniques: Katame-waza and throwing techniques：Nage waza.Gojuryu has the technique of rich "JU". But the technique of "JU" had been not systematically arranged from easy techniques to advanced techniques. My plan is to make for the technique of "JU" a curriculum systematically, and to establish the System of Gojuryu. Also YUZENKAI values "Kobudo", which are the traditional weapons of the Karate. We use, and succeed through the use of those weapons from the theory of Gojuryu. The communication with YUZENKAI will contribute to your Karate.
........................................................................................................................ Kancho Omoto(OMOTO Kazunori 尾本一則1958～ ) has studied Gojuryu Karate of the system of Seiko Higa from Shihan Yoshiaki Naganuma ,the former kancho of Yuzenkai, since 1973. He earned the Master of Arts degree from Waseda University (Tokyo, Japan) in 1982. (He also learned Syotokan Karate at that university time.)
When he acquired the Black Belt, Karate of Japan was facing a crucial turning point.
Especially,the integration of Kata, and the kumite rule (that is disadvantageous for Gojuryu) constructed by sports karate of JKF.
Kancho Omoto became a high school teacher in 1982.His subject is ethics, philosophy, history, economics and political science.In that time,he coached the Karate clubs(JKF style ).And under his leadership, his students have achieved mastery, victory and numerous prizes in the All-Japan, Metropolitan, and Pacific Ocean Districts.In addition, some kancho's students have since gone on to become excellent Karate instructors.At the same time, he started the coaching of Nahate Gojuryu Karate in his private dojo. With Nahate Gojury as his primary focus, aggressively explored the ancient Gojuryu techniques, which had hither to threatened to disappear from contemporary martial arts practices.
From 2006 to 2007, kancho Omoto served as super intendent in charge of developing a large-scale e-learning system for public high schools in Japan; he also helped produce educational TV for NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation) as the chairman of the committee concerning high school correspondence courses via broadcast. These experiences also significantly influenced his Yuzenkai method.
From 1993 to 2013, kancho Omoto has also aided in the development of furinkazan Karatedo as Saiko-shihan (originated by Terutomo Yamazaki, the first champion of Kyokushin). As requests from oversea for direct tie-ins with Yuzenkai increasingly , Omoto Sensei recognized the urgent need to expand Yuzenkai's activity from domestic to world wide appropriate for the internet age.
In2013, he established his own federation, GIKKU-Gojuryu International Karatedo Kobudo Union and JIKKI-the Japan International Karatedo kobudo Institute, and has started to 'share the fruits' of his 40-year journey of study in Karatedo and Kobudo with people all over the world, “by his own hand. Presently, kancho Omoto plays three role— as the public high school vice-principal,as the Kancho of Yuzenkai Japan and as the grand master of Gojuryu International Karatedo Kobudu Unoin. Kancho Omoto's motivation lies first and foremost in the preservation, promulgation and furtherance of the ancient type Goju-Ryu; he believes passionately in the need for accurate, philosophical and spiritual exploration of and research on Karatedo, and he teaches a special course in Goju-Ryu and Kobudo at his Yuzenkai dojo.Kancho Omoto believes that the state of contemporary Japanese Karate lacks the proper philosophical and ethical elements, as well as true persepctive.
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