New president of the Ryūkyū Kobudō Tesshinkan Kyō Kai

May 22nd, 2024   Ōzato / Okinawa / Japan After Tamayose Hidemi Sensei founded the “Ryūkyū Kobudō Tesshinkan Kyō Kai” association in 1999 and led it as president for 25 years, he now transferred the presidency of the Honbu-Dōjō to his son Tamayose Tetsushi Shihan, who was also one of the founding members of the … Read more

German Championships 2024 in Ryūkyū Kobudō Tesshinkan on April 21st in Jena (GER)

Kata Single Dan Grade Mix 1st place            Doreen Schilling (Nordhausen) 2nd place           Michaela Frost (Garmisch) 3rd place            Marius Nolte (Ilmenau) 3rd place            Ramona Risch (Ilmenau) 5th place            Norbert Rogge (Ilmenau) Kata Single Kyū Grade Mix 1st place            Heike Prophet (Nordhausen) 2nd place           Kevin Freyberg (Nordhausen) 3rd place            Robert Zinecker (Ilmenau) … Read more

Honor for Tamayose Hidemi

On January 7, 2023, our master and association president Tamayose Hidemi was honored by Okinawa-Ken Karate-Dô Rengo Kai with the 10th DAN and the title of Hanshi in Karate-Dô. The Okinawa-Ken Karate-Dô Rengo Ka is the umbrella organization of the four most important karate and kobudô organizations on Okinawa and is subordinate to the prefectural … Read more

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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