• Karate,  Koburyu

    Kobu No Sanseiryu Seminar

    Today we had the luck to be on-line with Okinawa to work in detailed the last Kata of our school : Kobu No Sanseiryu. The session was lead by Kaicho Kinjo sensei and Masami sensei.On line we had Rochester, Ohio & Michigan Dojo members for the USA & Lionel Reynaud for Europe. Kobu No Sanseiryu & Sanseiryu Sanseiryu is the last kata of the Uechi-Ryu system; it is the most advanced kata embedding the native chinese techniques brought by Kanbun Uechi from Fujian (Tiber, Crane, Dragon). Based on this well advanced Kata, Kaicho Kinjo sensei worked and modify the tecniques and the dynamic to introduce his concepts; as the differences…

  • Karate,  Koburyu

    Koburyu Taisabaki

    Last video from Ageshio but not the least interesting as Kinjo sensei is sharing wth us his way of working the Taisabaki. Taisabaki 体捌き Taisabaiki can be translated as body management but this is more the way to use your body better.Indeed, martial artist are working a lot to optimize the way they are using their body to move / punch / kick / block using their whole body. For that you need to improve your stance, your techniques and understand some concept of internal karate.The concept of Taisabaki is not only applicable to karate, it is applicable on all bujustsu and it should be incorporated in other sport such…

  • Koburyu

    Kinjo sensei Training Tools

    Ageshio, Company dedicated to martial arts tourism in Japan and well in place in Okinawa is proposing us a very interesting video with Kinjo sensei. Indeed, in this clip Kaicho Kinjo sensei is introducing the training tools he is using on his daily training. This home made training tools are dedicated to the Koburyu (karate and Kobudo) : double makiwaras, body map with pressure points and Kobudo targets for the Long staff. For the Koburyu practitioners these tools are quite common as we have the luck to get regular working sessions with our Sōke but for the ones who are not used with Koburyu training this an interesting way to…

  • Kobudo

    2022 European Kobukai seminar

    Traditionally the European practitioners are meeting the southern France for the yearly seminar of their organisation (Kobukai Europe). This seminar is organized to get the most of the Kobukai members to train together and to test the most advanced of them. Despite the new raise of the pandemic, the seminar took place from July 8th to 11th. Kobudo Training Lot of training were planned for this seminar with 2 daily sessions and test at the end of this camp.For Kyu practitioners 3 to 4 weapons are studied :– Bo– Sai– Tonfa– Nunchuk on top of the Traditional Hojo Undo and the katas lot of applications and bunkais were studied and…

  • Karate

    Koburyu Karate Seminar

    The last June 27th, was organized a specific on-line Koburyu Karate seminar.The intent of this seminar was to gather Japanese, American & European Koburyu Practitioner. For the USA : Rochester (NY) & MichiganEurope : Lionel Reynaud The original On-Line Zoom was planned to learn Koburyu Kobudo and Kinjo sensei kindly proposed to change the session to learn Karate basics and present us deeply the principles of the Koburyu Karate. The 3 levels of Kata During the session, Kaicho Kinjo sensei took lot of time to explain the evolution he made based on Uechi-Ryu system and explained in depth the aim of the 3 levels of Koburyu Kata execution.2 katas were…

  • Kobudo

    KOBUDO French Cup Feb’22

    Last Feb’15th was hold the Kobudo French Cup organized by the Karate French Federation (FFK) & Oshiro sensei.It was great event and all kobudokas were super happy to go back to ‘Normal life’ after 2 years without competition due to the pandemic. 4 Kobudo scholls were competing in the French Cup : Matayoshi-kobudo Ryukyu-kobudo Koburyu Kobudo Yamane-ryu For the Koburyu, Josepha Leconte won the Cup in Women Bō (Long Staff).Congratulations Josepha it is a fantastic achievement, we are very proud of you and very happy to have the luck to train with you.

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    Koburyu Kobudo Videos

    European Kobukai has launched their Youtube Channel.In this Channel, you will find latest Kobudo clips with all the Koburyu Kobudo Weapons : Long Staff (Bo) Sai Tonfa Nunchaku Kama Tenaka Some example of clips : You can access to the Channel by clicking here. The European Kobukai Europe website is available at the following URL : https://kobukai-europe.com

  • Karate

    Koburyu Karate Videos

    Koburyu USA has launched their Youtube Channel covering Karate & Kobudo training.They recorded some videos during Kinjo sensei seminars in USA.This a fantastic video database for all Koburyu practitioner. You can access to the Channel by clicking here.You can consult the USA Koburyu websute at the following URL : https://koburyu.org

  • Kobukai

    Koburyu in Europe

    Kobukai Europe was founded in Europe in 2020 by Jean Smith (6th degree black belt).Jean studied Pangainun karate & Kobudo with Kinjo sensei before the creation of the Koburyu. Jean is considered as French federation expert in France and he is the representative of Kinjo sensei in Europe.In 2019, Kinjo went in Europe for successful seminars in France with more than 300 persons attending in the different cities. As of today Koburyu is starting to grow mainly in France and it will grow soon in other countries as we start to have students in Spain & Portugal. If you are in Europe and you want to study Koburyu, do not…