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Greetings from Japan

on August 1, 2013 - 10:42am

Sota Tamura

London Dojo alumni Sota (front line, middle) returned to Japan last year and is now training at Jyosai-Shonan branch under two time All Japan Champion Shihan Yoshihiro Tamura.

Train hard, Sota!


European Weight Category Tournament 2013‏

on May 19, 2013 - 12:00am

The "European Weight Category Tournament 2013‏" was in Kiev, Ukraine
on 19th May 2013.

Below are the results from this year's event:


Light Weight
1st : Guillaume Grundler (France)
2nd : Kirill Zubarev (Russia)

Middle Weight
1st : Will Gerard (Poland)
2nd : Vladislav Ekimov (Russia)

Heavy Weight
1st : Oleksandr Ieromenko (Ukraine)
2nd : Andrey Chirkov (Russia)

Super Heavy Weight
1st : Zahari Damyanov (Bulgaria)
2nd : Alejandro Navaro (Spain)

Tohyama Sensei would like to bring attention to two female fighters from Ukraine - Leona Mykhaylove (2nd Light Weight) and Maria Bila (2nd

5th World Weight Category Karate Championships

on May 9, 2013 - 12:00am

The "2013 The 5th World Weight Category Karate Championships" was held at the Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium on April 28th.

Competitors from around the world fought in the following categories:


Light Weight ( - 70kg)
1st : Takaichi Onuma (Japan)
2nd : Pitor Moczydlowski (Poland)
3rd : Eldar Ismailov (Ukraine)

Middle Weight (-80kg)
1st : Zenjyuro Mori (Japan)
2nd : Yuta Sawamura (Japan)
3rd : Igor Titkov (Russia)

Heavy Weight (-90kg)
1st : Alejandro Navarro (Spain)
2nd : Shohei Kamada (Japan)
3rd : Ilya Karpenko (Russia)

Super Heavy Weight ( + 90kg)
1st : Shoki Arata (Japan)
2nd :