Shito-ryu Shukokai Union - World Governing Body for Yamada-ha Shito-ryu Shukokai Karate Do - 山田派糸東流修交会空手道世界連合
 

Yamada Haruyoshi sensei and Denis Casey sensei teaching seminars in Yamada Cup 2014, Heraklion, Crete, Greece Iraklis Remidianakis, a Greek SSU fighter, performing an ura-mawashi during his kumite fight - Yamada Cup 2014, Heraklion, Crete, Greece Soke Yamada along with a young karateka - Yamada Cup 2014, Heraklion, Crete, Greece Mr. Vardavas, Deputy Mayor of Heraklion city, hands over an honorary award to Kamohara Tsutomu sensei, 9th Dan - Yamada Cup 2014, Heraklion, Crete, Greece Mr. Sirigonakis, Regional Councillor of Crete, hands over an honorary award to Yamada Haruyoshi sensei, 10th Dan - Yamada Cup 2014, Heraklion, Crete, Greece Yamada-ha Shito-ryu Shukokai Karatedo Union World Yamada-ha Shito-ryu Shukokai Karatedo Union World Shito-ryu Shukokai Karate Do - Soke Yamada Haruyoshi, 10th Dan, Honorary President of Shito-ryu Shukokai Union Shito-ryu Shukokai Karate Do - Tsutomu Kamohara sensei, 9th Dan, Vice President of Shito-ryu Shukokai Union Photo from the Official Dinner of the SSU World Congress in Japan Yamada soke, 10th Dan, teaching seminars in Vienna, Austria, 2013 Kamohara Hanshi, 9th Dan, teaching seminars in Vienna, Austria, 2013 Dr. Thomas Hausner, 7th Dan, teaching seminars in Vienna, Austria, 2013 Yamada soke, Kamohara sensei and Sakitani sensei with young Karatekas Japanese Karate students training in Vienna, Austria Shito-ryu Shukokai Karatedo - Seminars Day 1, September 21st, 2013, Vienna, Austria Shito-ryu Shukokai Karatedo - Seminars Day 1, Amagasaki, Hyogo, Japan Shito-ryu Shukokai Karatedo - Seminars Day 2, Amagasaki Baycom Gymnasium, Hyogo, Japan Shito-ryu Shukokai Karatedo - Seminars Day 1, Amagasaki, Hyogo, Japan - Toshiyuki Kurai sensei, Hanshi, 8th Dan National Representatives of Shito-ryu Shukokai Union 2013 Yamada-ha Shito-ryu Shukokai Karatedo Union World Cup 2013 Yamada-ha Shito-ryu Shukokai Karatedo Union World Cup - Seminars with Yamada Haruyoshi Soke, 10th Dan 2013 Yamada-ha Shito-ryu Shukokai Karatedo Union World Cup

 
20.12.2014

 

Photos from the seminars in Portugal


There are some really great photos from our Portuguese friends, from the seminars they had with Tsutomu Kamohara sensei and with

Denis Casey sensei! Check out our photo gallery HERE

For more photos, check out their photo album on Facebook HERE (ALBUM A) and HERE (ALBUM B)!

 


 
06.12.2014

 

YAMADA CUP 2014 - PHOTOS & REPORTS


Yamada Cup 2014 in Greece was completed with full success! Seminars were lead by Yamada Haruyoshi soke (10th Dan, Honorary President and Chief Instructor of the SSU), KAMOHARA Tsutomu sensei, 9th Dan, Hanshi, SAKITANI Sueo sensei, 8th Dan, Hanshi and Denis CASEY sensei, 8th Dan, Hanshi.
There was a massive promotion in the local media by Crete TV, where Kamohara Tsutomu sensei from Japan, Thomas GEIGER sensei from Germany and the Greek members of the SSU sensei Nikolaos KARAISKAKIS, sensei Anna HOURDAKI and Dimitris Petrakis, International Liaison Officer of the SSU, appeared in 3 different shows: Kriti Simera (Crete Today), Mikti Zoni (Mixed Zone) and Kalo Mesimeri (Good Afternoon), as well as on the central news broadcast of Channel 4U.

You can find a huge variety of photos that have been added in the website of Shito-ryu Shukokai Union Greece. More specifically:

 

Photos from the seminars can be found HERE


 

Photos from the competition day can be found HERE


 

Photos from the competition day's awards ceremony can be found HERE


 

Photos from the Dan Gradings can be found HERE

 

 

You can also find photos from the tv shows in the SSU Greece website. More specifically:

Photos from the "Kalo Mesimeri" TV show of Crete TV can be found HERE






Photos from the "Mikti Zoni" TV show of Crete TV can be found HERE

 

 

 

 

 
10.10.2014

 

"YAMADA CUP 2014" Shito-ryu Shukokai Karatedo World Tournament in Greece!

Yamada Cup 2014 Shito-ryu Shukokai Karatedo World Cup Greece


We are being informed from the Greek Shito-ryu Shukokai Union that the preparations for the "Yamada Cup 2014" Shito-ryu Shukokai Karatedo World Tournament that will take place in Heraklion of Crete, Greece, in 8 days from now (Saturday 18th of October 2014) are more than successful!
Shito-ryu Shukokai Union Greece have achieved a massive promotion for the event, with a fantastic support from the local authorities, as this is event is officially co-organized by the Region of Crete and supported by the Municipality of Heraklion! Not only that, but the seminars as well as the world cup itself will take place in "Dyo Aorakia" stadium, which is the biggest closed stadium of Crete, with a capacity of 5.222 spectators and super-modern facilities! The entrance will be completely FREE for all spectators to enjoy the "Yamada Cup 2014". The stadium belongs to the Municipal Organization for Sports Facilities of Heraklion!

 

Κρήτη TV

"Crete TV", the biggest regional tv station of Greece, have accepted to become the official TV sponsors for the "Yamada Cup 2014" World Karate Tournament of Shito-ryu Shukokai Union! Crete TV will not only cover the events, but will also host sensei Nikolaos Karaiskakis (6th Dan), Vice President of SSU Greece, sensei Anna Hourdaki (6th Dan), President of SSU Greece and sensei Dimitris Petrakis (3rd Dan), International Liaison Officer of SSU World in 3 different shows, for more than 2 hours on air in total! This is a GREAT promotion and we would also like to thank Crete TV!

For those who want to watch Mr. Karaiskakis, Mrs Hourdaki, Mr. Petrakis and their team, along with possibly more instructors of the World SSU, you can watch the programme online at the following URL: http://www.cretetv.gr/live-stream/

"When Can I watch them live?"

They will appear at the evening show "Mikti Zoni" (meaning "Mixed Zone") with the presenter "Stelios Maltezakis on Monday night, 13.10.2014, between 22:00 and 24:00 GMT+2

More news will follow soon about their live appearances!

 

THE "DYO AORAKIA" STADIUM:

The "Dyo Aorakia" Stadium is the biggest stadium on the island of Crete. It can host up to 5.222 spectators, has a modern design and architecture and different areas such as many parking lots, changing rooms, VIP areas, Press Conference areas, warming up areas and of course the big main area of sports events.

Shito-ryu Shukokai Union Greece have designed all necessary working diagrams of the stadium, to use its potential to the maximum possible level, along with the precious help of the people of the Municipality of Heraklion, Mr. TSIRAKOS Dimitrios and Mr. MAMATZAKIS Georgios. Security guards will exist wherever they are needed. There are even 3D Visualization images available on how the tatamis will be set and where the main areas of the spectators will be (See following images - Click to ENLARGE!)

Dyo Aorakia Stadium - 2014 Shito-ryu Shukokai Karatedo "Yamada Cup 2014" Karate World Tournament - Heraklion, Crete - Greece Dyo Aorakia Stadium Plan Dyo Aorakia Stadium Plan

 

Dyo Aorakia Stadium Plan - 3D Visualization - Yamada Cup 2014 Shito-ryu Shukokai Union

Yamada Cup 2014 Shito-ryu Shukokai Union 3D Visualization of Dyo Aorakia Stadium

Dyo Aorakia Stadium Plan - 3D Visualization - Yamada Cup 2014 Shito-ryu Shukokai Union

Dyo Aorakia Stadium Plan - 3D Visualization - Yamada Cup 2014 Shito-ryu Shukokai Union

 

More news to follow soon!

 

 

 

 

 
22.09.2014

 

ANNOUNCEMENT


After an attempt to build a strong cooperation with Mr Eric Nilsson from Sweden, this attempt has not been proven fruitful for both sides. Therefore, Mr. Nilsson's group are no longer members of the SSU.

 

 

 
19.07.2014

 

New Member Country: SWITZERLAND!


Shito-ryu Shukokai Union Schweiz - Switzerland

 

 

Sensei Urs Spoerri - 6th Dan, Switzerland

We are at the pleasant position to announce the birth of a new prosperous cooperation with sensei URS SPÖRRI, 6th Dan, from Switzerland!

Sensei Spörri, after discussions, visited us in Slovenia and in Germany, where he was invited and was finally accepted as an official representative of the SSU in Switzerland!

Willkommen Schweiz!

 

 

 

New Website of Shito-ryu Shukokai Union Greece for the "Yamada Cup 2014" and not only!

Shito-ryu Shukokai Karate Union Greece 2014 Yamada World Cup

Shito-ryu Shukokai Union Greece have updated their website with vital information concerning the 2014 Shito-ryu Shukokai "Yamada World Cup" which will take place in Heraklion of Crete, Greece, between the 14th and the 19th of October. Seminars will also be taught by:

- Sensei Haruyoshi YAMADA, 10th Dan (Japan)
- Sensei Tsutomu KAMOHARA, 9th Dan (Japan)
- Sensei Sueo SAKITANI, 8th Dan (Japan)
- Sensei Denis CASEY, 8th Dan (UK)

There will also be Iaido seminars by Sensei Ioannis PAPADOPOULOS, 4th Dan and Kobudo seminars by Sensei Nikolaos KARAISKAKIS (6th Dan), both from Greece!

Have a look at their new website by clicking here: Shito-ryu Shukokai Union Greece

 

 

 

 

 
 
25.06.2014

 

Seminars in France Slovenia & Germany with Tsutomu KAMOHARA sensei, 9th Dan, have been successfully completed!

Seminars in France  Slovenia & Germany with Tsutomu KAMOHARA sensei, 9th Dan, have been successfully completed!
Seminars in France  Slovenia & Germany with Tsutomu KAMOHARA sensei, 9th Dan, have been successfully completed!
Seminars in France  Slovenia & Germany with Tsutomu KAMOHARA sensei, 9th Dan, have been successfully completed!

(Photos from the seminars in Germany - Clcik on the images to enlarge in new window!)

 

All seminars have been completed successfully in Europe, under the guidance of sensei Tsutomu KAMOHARA, 9th Dan Hanshi from Japan. The seminars took place in:

- Carnac, France on the 7th & 8th of June
- Sainte foy Lagrande & Bordeaux, France, on the 17th & 18th of May
- Žalec, Slovenia, on the 14th & 15th of June
- Bad Kötzting, Germany, on the 21st & 22nd of June

The seminars in Germany took place with the assistance of sensei Denis CASEY, 8th Dan from the UK, sensei Thomas Hausner, 7th Dan from Austria and sensei Thomas Geiger, 6th Dan from Germany. There was a very strong participation of nearly 400 students. There were also participants from Austria, Greece, Portugal, Switzerland and the UK. Also, the Italian team joined the seminars in Slovenia.

More news and photos from the seminars will follow very soon. Stay tuned!

 

The next big event?

The next big event will be the Yamada Cup, a Shito-ryu Shukokai Union world cup that will take place in Heraklion of Crete, Greece, between the 14th and 19th of October. Seminars will be lead by Haruyoshi YAMADA soke, 10th Dan, assisted by Tsutomu KAMOHARA Hanshi, 9th Dan, Sueo SAKITANI Hanshi, 8th Dan, Denis CASEY Hanshi, 8th Dan, accompanied by many high graded SSU Instructors from all over the world.

More news concerning this big event will follow next week.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
02.05.2014

 

Seminars all over Europe!

Sensei Tsutomu KAMOHARA, 9th Dan Hanshi, will be teaching in a series of seminars during the next few months. Specifically:
- Seminar in Sainte foy Lagrande / Bordeaux on 17th & 18th of May
- Seminar in Carnac / France on 7th & 8th of June
- Seminar in Slovenia on 14th & 15th of June
- Seminar in Munich, Germany, on June 21st & 22nd
- Seminars in Heraklion, Crete, Greece, between the 14th and 19th of October, along with Haruyoshi YAMADA sensei, 10th Dan, Soke, Tsutomu KAMOHARA sensei, 9th Dan Hanshi, Sueo SAKITANI sensei, 8th Dan Hanshi and Denis CASEY sensei, 8th Dan, Hanshi, for the 2014 worldwide Yamada-Cup.

Our organization is always active and many news are coming up in our next update, very soon!

 
 
08.10.2013

 

Report from the seminars in France with sensei Tsutomu KAMOHARA (9th Dan, Hanshi), sensei Sueo SAKITANI (8th Dan, Hanshi) and sensei Toshiyuki KURAI (8th Dan, Hanshi)

Shito-ryu Shukokai seminars in France with sensei KAMOHARA, sensei SAKITANI and sensei KURAI

(Click image to enlarge!)

 

Sensei Tsutomu KAMOHARA, 9th Dan Hanshi, was leading the seminars organized by Shito-ryu Shukokai Union France in late September, accompanied by high-graded Japanese instructors Sueo SAKITANI (8th Dan, Hanshi) and Toshiyuki KURAI (8th Dan, Hanshi). Unfortunately, Yamada soke was very ill during the days of the seminars in France and could not attend, however, the attendants reported that the Japanese masters who lead the seminars have done a wonderful job! Congratulations for the wonderful seminars and a big "Thank You" to our instructors!

 

 

 

 
 
02.10.2013

 

Report from the events for the 20th Anniversary of Shito-ryu Shukokai Union in Austria

Shito-ryu Shukokai Seminars in Austria 2013 with Yamada Haruyoshi soke

The events for the 20th Anniversary of Shito-ryu Shukokai Union in Austria have been completed with absolute success!
Dr. Thomas Hausner, 7th Dan, President of the Shito-ryu Shukokai Union and Chief-Instructor for Austria, along with his team, have done a fantastic job and we all would like to congratulate them and thank them very much for their efforts! It has been a wonderful experience!

Seminars with soke Yamada Haruyoshi, 10th Dan, sensei Kamohara Tsutomu, 9th Dan (Hanshi), sensei Sakitani Sueo, 8th Dan (Hanshi), assisted by sensei Dr. Thomas Hausner (7th Dan) and sensei Christopher Mileham (7th Dan), have also been completed succesfully. Basic Kumite techniques of Shito-ryu Shukokai were taught as far as Kihon syllabus is concerned. Furthermore, Suparinpei kata was taught in its Shukokai version by Yamada soke and sensei Dr. Thomas Hausner, Tomari Bassai kata was taught by Kamohara sensei and Seisan kata, amongst others.

You can find many pictures from our seminars in the photo gallery, specifically by clicking here

If you want to see the pictures from the official dinner, please click here

 

 

 

 

 

11.09.2013

 

Seminars in Chartres, France, with soke Yamada (10th Dan)

Shukokai

 

Soke YAMADA Haruyoshi (10th Dan) will also be visiting Chartres, France, end of this month, for seminars to be taught for 2 days!

For more information, please get in contact with SSU France: ssu-france@gmx.fr

PDF File Click HERE to download a PDF file with all the information (in French)

 

You can also contact sensei Jean-Pierre Courtade for more information:

Jean-Pierre Courtade, 4th Dan, France Jean-Pierre COURTADE, 5th Dan
3, Rue de la Libération
28150 Prasville
FRANCE
Tel/Fax: +33.(0)2.37.32.20.76 
Email:  ssu-france@gmx.fr
Internet: www.shukokai-france.org

 

 

18.08.2013

 

Seminars in Viseu, Portugal, with soke Yamada (10th Dan)

Shukokai

 

Soke YAMADA Haruyoshi (10th Dan) will also be visiting Viseu, Portugal, this fall, for seminars to be taught for 4 days!

For more information, please get in contact with sensei Luis Pereira, 4th Dan, representative of Portugal!

PDF File Click HERE to download a PDF file with all the information

Click on the following image to view the map in big size:

Shito-ryu Shukokai Union - Portugal Seminars Map - Click to enlarge


Luis Pereira
, 4th Dan
Bairro Quinta das Lameiras, Lote 41-A,
Gumirães
3500-045 VISEU
PORTUGAL
Mob: +351 916 504 719
Email: cekskarate@gmail.com
Internet: www.shukokai-portugal.org
Facebook: cekskarate

 

 

06.06.2013

 

Seminars in Vienna, Austria, with soke Yamada (10th Dan)
September 20-22, 2013

Shukokai

 

We would like to remind everyone that soke YAMADA Haruyoshi (10th Dan) will be visiting Vienna, Austria, this fall, for the celebrations of 20 years Shukokai in Austria!

Deadlines are getting very tight, so please hurry in booking your hotel rooms and flights.

Please click on the "read more" link on the right for more information!

read more

 

 
29.05.2013

 

sensei Tsutomu KAMOHARA

Seminars in Italy with sensei Tsutomu KAMOHARA (9th Dan, Hanshi)

 

Sensei Tsutomu KAMOHARA, 9th Dan Hanshi, will be visiting Italy for seminars. The seminars are organized by Shito-ryu Shukokai Union Italia and will take place at Club Primula Hotel Residence - Pescasseroli (AQ), Italy from Friday May 31st to to Sunday June 2nd, 2013.

 

For more information, please contact SSU Italia at www.shukokai-italia.it - Tel. +39 (0)774 331642 - e-mail info@shukokai-italia.it

 

 
 
13.05.2013

 

Shito-ryu Shukokai Union: World-governing body for Yamada-ha Shito-ryu Shukokai Karatedo

After a successful week of events in Amagasaki, Hyogo, Japan, Shito-ryu Shukokai Karate Union Europe has changed both its name and logo to "Shito-ryu Shukokai Union", which has been appointed to act as a world-governing body for Yamada-ha Shito-ryu Shukokai Karatedo.

Three great events took place in Japan, the SSKU 2013 World Congress, the SSKU World Cup along with the 40th Gishinkan Cup and seminars with Yamada Haruyoshi, 10th Dan, Soke, along with high-graded Japanese instructors...

Rare Photographs of Shukokai


 

 

 

 

 

 

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