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This week in history (15 March – 21 March)

17 March On 17 March 1990, the 7th World Championships (3rd Shoto Cup) began at the Crowtree Leisure Centre, Sunderland, England. The two-day tournament saw competitors from thirty countries taking part in seven events, i.e. four individual events and three team events. The final event of day two was the eagerly anticipated Men’s Team Kumite …

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This week in history (16 March – 22 March)

17 March On 17 March 1990, the 7th World Championships (3rd Shoto Cup) took place at the Crowtree Leisure Centre, Sunderland, England. The two-day saw competitors from thirty countries taking part in seven events, i.e. four individual events and three team events. 18 March On 18 March 1964 Shotokan legend Keinosuke Enoeda was promoted to …

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This week in history (18 Mar – 24 Mar)

20 March On 20 March 1928 Gichin Funakoshi gave a Karate display with fifteen of his students by Imperial invitation, at the grounds of the Sainei-kan of the Imperial Palace in Tokyo.  ******************************************** On 20 March 1955 the Japan Karate Association (JKA) was founded. Masatoshi Nakayama was appointed the Chief Instructor of the JKA, with …

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This week in history (19 March – 25 March)

On 20 March 1928 Gichin Funakoshi gave a Karate display, with fifteen of his students, at the Sainei-kan Training Hall located within the Imperial Palace grounds.The demonstration was given after an invitation by the Imperial Household. ******************************************** On 20 March 1955 The Japan Karate Association (JKA) was founded. Masatoshi Nakayama was appointed the Chief Instructor of the JKA …

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