In 2020, the German Tesshinkan community was able to meet in person for the last time in the summer under hygiene measures. Other planned training courses unfortunately had to be cancelled due to the increasing incidence later during that year. Club trainings were also gradually switched completely to online delivery.
The Thuringia Open took place in Pößneck (GER) on September 19, 2020. One-piece weapons 1st place / m – Sebastian Edelmann 2nd place / m – David Hornig 3rd place / m – Jan Laubrich 1st place / f – Stefanie Grzeja 2nd place / f – Hjördis Kräker Two-part weapons 1st place – Sebastian … Read more
When we planned the seminar, guests from Greece, Sri Lanka, Russia, Austria, Great Britain and Japan announced their participation – yet, due to the virus, only guests from Germany could join our seminar. However, 37 participants isn’t that bad under the current circumstances.
An International Online Karate and Kobudô Tournament was held, with about 200 participants from 37 regions of the Russian Federation, as well as from Donetsk People’s Republic and Kazakhstan. Representatives of Tesshinkan participated in kobudo competitions and became champions.
2019, October 30 – November 1 Belém / Pará / Brazil 32 degree outside, 35 hours of travel, the 1st Tesshinkan Kobuô seminar in Latin America – this journey had to offer some superlatives. Frank Pelny, Shibu-Chô of the Ryûkyû Kobudô Tesshinkan Europe, was invited to Brazil for the very first time. The invitation was … Read more
From October 14th to 17th 2019, the 5th seminar with Frank Pelny in Voronezh was hosted. Participants from different cities gathered in the “Aquamarin“ gym to practice Ryukyu Kobudo and Shotokan Karate under the watchful eyes of Sensei. The main focus points were Bo, Sai and Tunfa as well as the Karate-Kata Jitte and Hangetsu. The examinations … Read more
17.7.2019 12:00 The German group meets at the Frankfurt Airport, ready for their flight to Okinawa. There, a abusy schedule awaits them: the 20th anniversary of the Ryûkyû Kobudô Tesshinkan Kyo Kai, the 70th birthday of the founder and headmaster of the Tesshinkan, Tamayose Sensei, and the 2019 Okinawa Traditional Kobudô World Tournament. The group consists of: … Read more
Achievements for the Tesshinkan Kyô Kai: World Champion: Hagen Walter (GER) – Sai adult I male Sergei Miroutenko (BLR) – Bô Senior male Vice World Champion: Igor Miroutenko (BLR) – Sai Adult I male Dan Antonsen (CA) – Sai Senior male 3rd places: Lisa Ash (USA) – Bô Senior female Sarah Hardjowasito (CA) – Sai … Read more