Ryûkyû Kobudô Tesshinkan Seminar in Minsk/Belarus

26th-27th of September was the 10th seminar on Ryûkyû Kobudô Tesshinkan in Belarus. The seminar was headed by Sergey and Igor Mirutenko. The seminar was attended by 82 students of the Karate and Kobudô Belarusian branch. In the seminar program were studied: techniques and Kata with Nunchaku, Sai and Tunfa.

Tesshinkan Europe-Gasshuku 2015

From July 17th until 19th, the Tesshinkan community met again in Nordhausen to participate in the annual Europe Gasshuku. Almost 50 enthusiasts from Germany and Russia trained intensively together for three days. Especially the Russian participants have taken extremely arduous and straining journeys upon them. One team, headed by Vyacheslav Rogozin, has even come from … Read more


In the Ukrainian city of Rovno the 1st internatinal Ryûkyû Kobudô Tesshinkan seminar under the guidance of the chairman of the International Traditional Martial Arts League, Sensei Sergey Mirutenko (8th Dan Karate, 3rd Dan Kobudô, World and European champion), took place from 24th of April to 26th of April in 2015.

A total of 47 karateka, spanning a range from 8th Kyû to 5th Dan, gathered to the Gôjû-Ryû school of president Anatoly Girak (5th Dan Fudokan Karate, 5th Dan Gôjû-Ryû Karate).

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Competition in Anzhero-Sudzhensk (Russia)

Last Sunday, on the 26th of April, there were urban championships of WKF Karate and Kobudo Tesshinkan among young people in the sport school “Sibiryak”.

There were guests from Tomsk apart from Boris Grigorievs students participating in the competition. Recently Mr. Grigorievs students have been to the seminar, where they learnt Karate techniques. And then it was the chance for them to show their knowledge during the competition against sportsmen from Tomsk. There were 5 different age groups in the Karate Kata competition: 6-7, 7-8, 8-9, 10-11 and 12-13 years old. There were two rounds and the sportsmens performances were judged in the ten-point system.

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