Cover Star: Yoshinao Nanbu

Yoshinao Nanbu, the founder of Sankukai Karate, began his Karate training while at university, under Shukokai founder, Chojiro Tani.

In the 1960’s Nanbu was invited to compete in a number of French tournaments by Henri Plee. Below are some of the magazine covers to feature this phenomenal martial artist.

1977 February 1977 September 1977
     
1988 January 1992 December 1992 
     
 
February 1996 May 1997  

Author: Patrick Donkor

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