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History of Kyokushin as well as the general art of Karate

50 years in Canada

Celebrating 50 years in Canada the IKO first Dojo opening in 1966

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Masutatsu Oyama

An early start Masutatsu (Mas) Oyama was born Yong I-Choi on the 27th of July, 1923, in a village not far from Gunsan in Southern Korea. At a relatively young age he was sent to Manchuria, in Southern China, to

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Masoyama’s Mottoes

1. The Martial Way begins and ends with courtesy. Therefore, be properly and genuinely courteous at all times. 2. Following the Martial Way is like scaling a cliff – continue upwards without rest. It demands absolute and unfaltering devotion to

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Masutatsu Oyama

An early start Masutatsu (Mas) Oyama was born Yong I-Choi on the 27th of July, 1923, in a village not far from Gunsan in Southern Korea. At a relatively young age he was sent to Manchuria, in Southern China, to

Posted in Karate History