2. Okinawa Karate World Tournament 2022

1700 starters from 24 nations met in Okinawa in the Okinawa Prefectural Budokan and the Okinawa Karate Kaikan. Here are the results of the four starters of the Ryûkyû Kobudô Tesshinkan Kyô Kai: * 1st place / World Champion Stefanie Dahlke (GER) SAI Female Adult II * 3rd place Frank Pelny (GER) BÔ Male Senior … Read more

Mourning for Donald Shapland Kyôshi

Dear members of our Tesshinkan family, Our Canadian friend Donald Shapland Kyoshi passed away on Sunday evening (June 19) after long illness. Shapland Sensei lived in Okinawa for many years, was a close friend of our master Tamayose Hidemi and a founding member of the Tesshinkan association. He brought the Tesshinkan Kobudô to Canada and … Read more

Volume 5 of the book series “Ryûkyû Kobudô Tesshinkan“ published

This fifth volume in the book series “RYÛKYÛ KOBUDÔ TESSHINKAN” completes the description of the original fighting system from Okinawa. In addition to parts 1-3 and the compendium, no technical processes are described in this book, but the underlying biomechanical concepts are explained in a generally understandable manner. 352 pages German / English / RussianISBN:   978-3-7375-1129-2 price: … Read more

Mourning for Fernando Antônio Bastos Neto

Dear members of our Tesshinkan family, It was with great sadness and consternation that I received the news today that our friend Fernando Antônio Bastos Neto from Brazil has succumbed to the Covid-19 virus. Fernando Sensei was 5th Dan Karate Shôtôkan and 3rd Dan Karate Gôjû-Ryû. In 2019 he organized the first Tesshinkan seminar in … Read more

Thuringia Open 2020

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

International Online Karate and Kobudô Tournament

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.

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2019 Okinawa Traditional Kobudo World Tournament

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

Tesshinkan Honorary Award

On July 21, 2019, the Celebration of the 20th anniversary of the founding of the Ryukyu Kobudo Kai Tesshinkan Kyô took place on Okinawa. With an Honorary Award were awarded by Tamayose Kaichô: