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Yuko Hirayama

Budo, for me, is to face and confront yourself. Yuko Hirayama One of the few female JKA instructors, Yuko Hirayama is one of the only women to complete the JKA Instructors Course. She is the highest-ranked woman teaching at the JKA Hombu. Yuko Hirayama was born on 18 June 1969 in Yokohama, Japan. She was …

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Richard Heselton

I want to move on, improve and evolve – I once heard someone say “yesterday’s solutions don’t solve today’s problems” and I totally agree with this. Richard Heselton The name Richard Heselton it’s not as well known as it should be. He is one of the best Shotokan karatekas of his generation. Nicknamed the ‘Monster‘, …

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