European seminars 2018
Seminar with Arakaki Toshimitsu, Hanshi 10th Dan, in
Germany in May.
Seminar with Ole-Bjørn Tuftedal, Kyoshi 7th Dan, in
Ireland in June-July.
The annual European Taikai in Madrid in October.
Please see the Seminars page
for more information.
News from the WMKA headquarters in Okinawa
Yoshitaka Taira, Hanshi, President of the WMKA, was
awarded the prestigious Cultural Commendation from the
Prefecture of Okinawa.
This commendation was awarded for his cultural
contribution in the field of karate and kobujutsu. He
received the price at a ceremony in the Prefecture
building November 8, 2017. Here is an article
from the Okinawan Times (in Japanese).
The Okinawan Karate Federation hosted a
party in his
honour November 18, 2017.
European seminar 2017
with President Taira, Hanshi 10th Dan, in Bergen, Norway
The seminar was arranged
September 25 to October 1 in Bergen, Norway.
Shorin-ryu Karate Groningen of Andreas Aleman, The