• 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…