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|GIKKU : Gojuryu Internatonal Karatedo Kobudo Unioin YUZENKAI,
Yuzenkai where tradition meets future. last up date :14.10.2019
|Gojuryu is one of the representative Karate of the world.This site aims
the curriculum development of traditinal type Gojuryu (not sports type
Gojuryu), and share the secrecy of hidden moves those which did not go
out from Japan. I think the site help the nderstanding about that you wanted
to know and you didn't know by other site or book until now.
Then all pictures and videos are our amateur works .
Thank you for your warm support .
Kazunori Omoto,Kancho of GIKKU Yuzenkai.
剛柔流国際空手道古武道連合総本部代表 勇善会館長 尾本一則
|Mainly news & topics ('16～'19).|
|2/8/2019 New Kancho's essay has been updated
Reinstatement of Makiwara 巻き藁の復権
Makiwara is the representative and most traditional training tool of karate with the history of hundreds of years. But today ,we lost the sight of Makiwara training at not a few dojo. Was it replaced by modern training equipment? The answer is “No”.Because it is irrelevant to the competition,the modern competition sport Karate has eliminated Makiwara from dojo .
This is equivalent to excluding the essence of karate. equivalent to excluding the essence of karate.
Big success of Iran Yuzenkai Girls.
The belt-exam and demonstration in Sweden Yuzenkai under Shihan Kyoshi Erik Nilsson
the head of Yuzenkai Nouthern Europe
The old version video clip "Heiku"was revised (Added Bunkai).And it was re-uploaded on the members only site.(6:32) "Hei(黒)-ku(虎) "means "black tiger".Like as brother Kata Paiku, Heiku shares many parts with Gojuryu kata in Nahate group.
The Great Yuzenkai Cup of Iran was over with great success on 12th JAN.
The tournament is under the control of Shihan Dr Harmd zafaranlou,the branch chief of Yuzenkai Iran .The 140 fighters fought bravely in the competition of Kata, Kobudo and Kumite . The technical level of the tournament was excellent.Various style of Shihans,Saitoha shito ryu,Shotokan ryu ,the Karate Provincial Director ,Professors of Goju ryu were attended. Tigher of Yuzenkai roared in Iran.
|4/1/2018 Peru Yuzenkai started!
ペルー勇善会がスタート。支部長としてダニエル フェルナンデス イダルゴ師範を承認した。
Branch chief ;Sihan Daniel Fernandes Hidalgo
|2019 first Yuzenkai Gojuryu Karate workshop in CHINA
|23～25/11/2018 Shihan Huang Hai,the branch chief of China,visited Japan Honbu.中国勇善会支部長の黄海師範が来日し研修を積んだ。|
|2/10/2018New Yuzenkai Honbu Dojo in China started!
New Honbu Dojo of GIKKU Yuzenkai in Shenyang, China, managed by Saiko-shihan Huanghai.
Very Interesting configuration video clip about JION bunkai by Shihan Renshi Josep Claramonte(SPAIN).If Kata is not understood in a real fight situation, beautiful performance of Kata is "Analects knowing of reading the Analects".This type creative search will be important more and more. I expect a lot of karate-ka's activities in this field.
Shihan Erik Nilsson,Swedwn Yuzenkai representative, visited Japan, and trained Karate and Kobudo in Yuzenkai Honbu for five days.→Photo gallery
On Aug.9, 2018, Yuzenkai Japan approved Shihan Ramon Muñoz Mansilla as branch chief of Chile.
|24/5/2018 10 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.
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.
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
"Paiku: a special Nahate kata"was uploaded on the members only site.(front and side,normal speed and slow speed, and Bunkai 6:29)
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.
|22/10/2017 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. 浜比嘉のトンファの分解組棒を解説。
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.
|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. ヨセプ・カラモンテ師範(スペイン支部長)が空手修行の一環としてブロのＭＭＡ(総合格闘技)のリングに上がった。グローブで正拳や手技を封印され、ＭＭＡのルールと金網リングという敵地の中、彼は何を掴んだのか。
|1/9/2017Kancho's essay has been updated " The another Gojuryu?" Juhatsu Kyoda the first disciple of Kanryo Higaonna|
Seienchin Sai no Kata(Seienchin Sai version)
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
Shihan Harmd Zafaranlou,the branch chief of Iran, established eight Kihon Kata named "Kihon Shiho-Ido Omoto 1～7"for members in Iran Yuzenkai.イラン勇善会ザファランロウ師範の制定した8つの基本型の紹介。基本四方とオモト1～オモト8。
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.
|3/7/2017 Introduction of "BUNKAI"'
It's 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 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.
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.⇒Downloading (430pages;2.3GB)
※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.)
|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 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?
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.
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.
|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.
館長は8/9から8/15まで招聘されてスウェーデンを訪問、8/10から8/14にかけて一日4～5時間、五日間のセミナーを行った。The video as the hommage to the trip to Sweden on last August was uploaded on this summer (5:35)←尾本館長のスウェーデン空手旅のビデオクリップ。5分35秒。
Karatearticles were contributed by Dr Robert Dyson (UNITED KINGDOM)
1 Short History of Karate (second edition)...all page 155(pdf) Michael Cowie& Robert Dyson 空手道小史(改訂版)155ページ
2 Training Power and Focus..all page 15(pdf) Michael Cowie& Robert Dyson
3 A Short History of Goju Ryu(PDF)
4 Kata descriptions(PDF)
5 SPORT KARATE AND THE ETHICS OF KARATE-DO(PDF)
6 FUNAKOSHI GICHIN AND SHOTOKAN KARATE(PDF)
Yuzenkai Srilanka Dojo and Head office has be established with a grand opening on 17th of January 2016
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! スリランカ(サマン支部長)の生徒チャツラ・ヴィドゥランガ・マドゥシャ(勇善会二段)が全スリランカ選手権大会の形の部で優勝。4/1/2016
|Yuzenkai is a Karate Research Dojo that aims to bring together the thought,
the theory and the techniques of traditional 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 .
Yuzenkai's kumite has knockdown blows( tsuki, keri), joint locks(kansetsu-waza), chokeholds( shime-waza), grappling techniques( Katame-waza and throwing techniques(Nage waza).
Gojuryu has much traditional techniques. But the techniques had been not systematically arranged from easy techniques to advanced techniques. My aim is to make much techniques into the 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. I beleave the communication with YUZENKAI will contribute to your Karate.
Kancho Omoto(OMOTO Kazunori 尾本一則1958～ ) has studied ancient type Gojuryu Karate from Shihan Yoshiaki Naganuma(1944～) ,the former kancho of Yuzenkai, since 1973. Kancho Omoto 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.And he began to coach school Karate clubs(JKF type sports Karate ).Under his leadership, the students have achieved many competitions prizes of all-Japan, metropolitan, and pacific ocean districts.Nowaday some students become excellent Karate instructors of Yuzenkai.At the same time, he started to coach the Nahate Gojuryu Karate (Ancient Gojuryu martial arts)in his private dojo.
From 2006 to 2007, kancho Omoto served to develop a large-scale E-learning system for high schools in Japan.And he helped produce educational TV of NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation) as the chairman of the committee concerning high school correspondence courses. That experience significantly influenced his Yuzenkai method.As requests from oversea for direct tie-ins with Yuzenkai increasingly , kancho Omoto recognized the urgent needs to expand Yuzenkai's activity from domestic to world by internet. In 2013, he inherited the post of kancho of Yuzenkai,and established GIKKU-Gojuryu International Karatedo Kobudo Union,and started to share the fruits of his 40-year journey of study in Karatedo and Kobudo with all Karate-ka in the world. After the retirement age he is playing three role— as the guest lecturer of high school ,as the Kancho of Yuzenkai Japan and as the grand master of Gojuryu International Karatedo Kobudu Unoin. His 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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