Tag: Mas Oyama

Mas Oyama 20th Anniversary of his passing

April 26, 20140 Comments

Today marks the 20th year since the passing of the founder of Kyokushinkai Karate, Sosai Mas Oyama. His teachings has made a massive impact on thousands of students around the world and spurred many off-shoot systems, including: Ashihara Karate, Enshin Karate, Daido Juku (Kudo), Oyama Juku, Seido Juku, Seidokaikan, Shinkyokushin, Seibukai and many more.

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The 100-Man Kumite of Kyokushinkai

January 25, 20131 Comment

The 100-man kumite is known as one of the toughest tests of your endurance (both physically and mentally) in martial arts. It originates from Mas Oyama’s Kyokushinkai Karate, known for its ‘bare knuckle’ style of kumite (sparring). The 100-man kumite, also known as “Hyakunin Kumite” (百人組手) in Japanese, is one hundred 1.5 to 2 minute […]

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