At the end of a great seminar both for the amazing teaching quality and for the great feeling of collaboration, I would like to drop a few lines to thanks all the participants. Hanshi Patrick McCarthy arrived in Italy on Wednesday, June 17, and from this very first day we have had the opportunity to
This morning the International Ryukyu Karate Research Society has published the names of its 2014 Honour Roll recipients. I should admit that I had a pleasant shock in finding my name for the fourth time in five years on the same list as many people I deeply admire and respect. I would like to deeply
Koryu Uchinadi classes are starting up in: · Cesena (FC) · Milano · Montichiari (BS) · Reggio Emilia · Villafranca (VR) For further information, please visit http://www.koryukan.it
KU Syllabus – Core Application Practices: Percussive Impact [ Giving & Receiving]: Uchi/Uke-waza [29 techniques] The Clinch: Tegumi: Kotekitai, Kakie, Ude Tanren and Muchimi-di, etc. [36 techniques] Joint Manipulation, Cavity Seizing & Limb Entanglements: Kansetsu/Tuite-waza [72 techniques] Chokes/Strangles-Air/Blood Deprivation: Shime-waza [36 techniques] Balance Displacement: Nage-waza [55 techniques] Ground-fighting & Submission: Ne-waza [72 techniques] Escapes &
by Patrick McCarthy, Hanshi 9th Dan Established as a pragmatic alternative to the plethora of terribly ambiguous and highly dysfunctional styles of “traditional” karate, Koryu Uchinadi Kenpo-jutsu (古流沖縄手拳法術) is a modern interpretation of Okinawa’s historic fighting arts: Tegumi, Ti’gwa, Torite, Buki-gwa & Kata. A completely systematized method of learning and teaching, delivered in a traditional
Renshi Olaf Krey (5th Dan – Koryu Uchinadi Shibucho in Germany) will teach a Koryu Uchinadi Seminar in Cesena (Italy) on May 4-5, 2013. The seminar is open to KU practitioners of all grades and to karateka of other styles starting from brown belt rank – 16 years upwards. More info coming soon!
A Koryu Uchinadi Seminar has been held in Bologna (Italy) on November 24-25, 2012. The scheduled program has allowed all participants – karateka from different styles (Koryu Uchinadi, Goju Ryu, Matsubayashi Shorin Ryu, Shito-ryu, Shotokai, Shotokan) coming from different Italian regions and from England – to take advantage of nine hours of training divided in