Archive for October, 2012

CHIKARA KARATE KAI VISIT TO JAPAN

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012

Members of the Chikara karate club recently visited Japan. The trip included, as you expect [plenty of sightseeing but also the intention was to train whilst there.
The reason to go in Easter time was to Coincide with the arrival of the cherry Blossom season and they weren’t disappointed. The group managed to get in a number of training sessions at Kancho Kanazawa’s honbu in Kugahara on the outskirts of Tokyo and training was given by the honbu’s chief instructor sensei shinji Tanaka and Kancho Kanazawa’s eldest son sensei Daizo Kanazawa.


Gichin Funakoshi memorial at Kamakura


Chikara group at the Kanazawa’s Honbu