FightingArts Estore
Pressure Points
From a medical professional, straight facts on where and how to hit that can save your life.
Stretching
Limber or not, anyone can add height and speed to their kicks with this method.
Calligraphy
For yourself or as a gift, calligraphy is special, unique and lasting.
Karate Uniforms
Look your best. Max snap. low cost & superior crafted: “Peak Performance Gold” 16 oz uniforms.

MOTOBU
Classic book translation. Hard to find. Not in stores.
Who's Online
0 registered (), 34 Guests and 2 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Newest Members
TomRosenberg, jessylin, play, Keith_G, LeroyCFischer
22937 Registered Users
Top Posters (30 Days)
jwwmantis 2
Zombie Zero 1
harlan 1
Beefcake 1
LeroyCFischer 1
December
Su M Tu W Th F Sa
1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 31
New Topics
Freeing Hand-Wing Chun's last movements
by futsaowingchun
Yesterday at 09:40 PM
2015 Master Yang Jwing-Ming Seminar
by jwwmantis
12/05/14 10:36 PM
unrecognized kata
by William_Bent
11/19/14 07:05 PM
I gained a lot of month in the last few months
by simonajones111
11/19/14 04:54 AM
Where Are They Now?
by Dobbersky
05/30/13 08:08 AM
The Beginners Guide To Stretching
by
12/27/06 11:43 AM
Your true goal
by
03/03/06 07:16 AM
Recent Posts
Freeing Hand-Wing Chun's last movements
by futsaowingchun
Yesterday at 09:40 PM
Your true goal
by Beefcake
12/11/14 02:44 AM
The Beginners Guide To Stretching
by LeroyCFischer
12/04/14 02:07 AM
unrecognized kata
by William_Bent
11/19/14 07:05 PM
I gained a lot of month in the last few months
by simonajones111
11/19/14 04:54 AM
Forum Stats
22937 Members
36 Forums
35591 Topics
432526 Posts

Max Online: 424 @ 09/24/13 10:38 PM
Topic Options
#165271 - 07/07/05 11:22 PM Respects to a Sensei...
Kintama Offline
Professional Poster

Registered: 04/17/05
Posts: 2724
Loc: Massachusetts
Kenzo Mabuni (son of Kenwa Mabuni)
(30 May 1927 - 26 June 2005)
Soke of Shito-Ryu, President of Shito-Ryu Nippon Karate Do Kai & Shito-Ryu International Karate Do Kai


Shito-Ryu is headed by Mabuni Kenzo, Soke Shito-Ryu Nippon Karate Do Kai.Mabuni Soke is the son of originating Shito-Ryu Grand Master Kenwa Mabuni. Mabuni Kenzo, Soke teaches Seito Shito-Ryu "Pure" Shito-Ryu as originally taught by his father.

After Kenwa Mabuni's death, his wife approached their third son, Kenzo, and asked that he take over the system. Kenzo had begun his karate training with his father at age 14, but as an adult had never considered taking on the grave responsibility of assuming his father's position. Kenzo took two years to weigh the commitment before stepping for ward to become head of Seito Shito-Ryu. From that time he has dedicated his life to preserving the true lineage of his father's karate. Now in his seventies, Kenzo Mabuni is considered one of the world's foremost instructors of Shito-Ryu. He travels regularly throughout Asia, South America and the United States educating practitioners in the extensive body of information left by his father.

Since 1994, Mabuni Soke has visited and taught at Mount Holyoke College in Massachusetts many times. In July 1996, Mount Holyoke College hosted the First Seito Shito-Ryu International Karate Do Championships. Seito Shito-Ryu karate practitioners from all over the world attended the tree day event at the College. From all reports the event was a great success and everyone had a wonderful time.

http://www.mtholyoke.edu/org/karate/rightframe.html

Top
#165272 - 07/07/05 11:38 PM Re: Respects to a Sensei... [Re: Kintama]
SANCHIN31 Offline
Former Moderator

Registered: 12/26/04
Posts: 3783
Loc: Arkansas, U.S.
So few masters left that are irreplaceable.
_________________________
Skinny,Bald,and Handsome! Fightingarts Warrior of the year

Top
#165273 - 07/07/05 11:52 PM Re: Respects to a Sensei... [Re: Kintama]
BuDoc Offline
The doctor will see you now

Registered: 05/03/05
Posts: 1067
Loc: USA and Abroad
The are very few true masters left. Now, one fewer.

Thank you for this info.

Page
_________________________
Medical Advisor for the Somolian National Sumo Team

Top
#165274 - 07/08/05 03:53 PM Re: Respects to a Sensei... [Re: BuDoc]
Bushi_no_ki Offline
Veteran

Registered: 05/03/05
Posts: 1667
Loc: POM, Monterey CA
It's always a shame to hear of one of the few MA greats dying. I wish his family well.

Top
#165275 - 07/08/05 05:41 PM Re: Respects to a Sensei... [Re: Kintama]
McSensei Offline
Veteran

Registered: 06/15/05
Posts: 1068
Loc: Kent, England
I think my class tomorrow is going to be a very quiet one.
I already had it in mind a minutes silence in respect of London yesterday. Now it looks like two minutes.
A sad time.


Edited by McSensei (07/08/05 05:42 PM)

Top


Moderator:  Ames, Cord, MattJ, Reiki, Ronin1966 




Action Ads
1.5 Million Plus Page Views
Monthly
Only $89
Details

Ryukyu Art
Artifacts from the Ryukyu Kingdom missing since WWII. Visit www.ShisaLion.Org to view pictures

Best Stun Guns
Self Defense Products-stun guns, pepper spray, tasers and more

Surveillance 4U
Complete surveillance systems for covert operations or secure installation security

Asylum Images
Book presents photo tour of the Trans-Allegany Lunatic Asylum. A must if you're going to take a ghost tour!

 



Unbreakable Unbrella

krav maga