January 2017 archive

On this day….(January 29)

Hironori Ōtsuka dies jan 29 1982

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On this day….(January 20)

On this day, 20 January 1938, a pioneer of Shotokan in Central England, Cyril Cummins was born. Cummins began his karate training in 1964  at the Kyu-Shin-Kan School of Judo Ltd, Located in Birmingham. His initial instructors were Jonny Brown, Tommy Ryan and Les Hart. They had learnt their karate mainly from Hidetaka Nishiyama‘s book, …

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On this day….(January 20)

Gōgen Yamaguchi born on Jan 20 1909.

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