Thursday, January 1, 2015

Certified 2015 - Poland

Butokukai Poland -
welcome with 1 Dojo 
Branch Chief: Pawel Czarzasty

Certified 2015 - Finland

Butokukai Finland -
welcome with 4 Dojo 
Branch Chief: Kyoshi André Lafond

Certified 2015 - Spain

Butokukai Spain -
welcome with 3 Dojo 
Branch Chief: Renshi Jose Manuel Garcia Nieves

Certified 2015 - Germany

Butokukai Germany -
welcome with 5 Dojo 
Branch Chief: Kyoshi Stephan Peitz

Certified 2015 - Luxembourg

Butokukai Luxembourg -
welcome with 1 Dojo 
Branch Chief: José Antonio Marzoa

Certified 2015 - Scotland

Butokukai Scotland -
welcome with 2 Dojo
Branch Chief: Alasdair MacMhaoirn

Certified 2015 - North America

Butokukai North America -
welcome with 2 Federations
Branch Chief: Hanshi Rod Sanford

Certified 2015 - Canada

Butokukai Canada -
welcome with 8 Dojo
Branch Chief: Kyoshi Joe Fournier

Certified 2015 - Zen Bei Butoku Kai

Zen Bei Butoku Kai (USA) -
welcome with 6 Dojo
Branch Chief: Kyoshi Louis Jemison

Saturday, December 27, 2014

Friday, December 5, 2014

New Blackbelt certified by the Kokusai Butokukai

Kantarakias Dimitri, 1. Dan Karate
Bajtek Jacob, 1. Dan Karate

Fader Henry, 2. Dan Karate
Baldwin Neal, 2. Dan Karate
Spry Kerry, 3. Dan Karate
Butler Frank, 3. Dan Karate
Blake Linda, 4. Dan Kobudo

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Thursday, November 6, 2014

NEWSTICKER: KOKUSAI BUTOKUKAI International Summercamp 2015


The Camp 2015 will run in August, from Sunday evening 2th to Saturday noon 8th in Macon, France
389, avenue du Maréchal de Lattre de Tassigny 
71000 Mâcon - FRANCE

We are preparing the poster and budget of the camp in order to collect from trainees the deposit (30%) in January 2015

More Informations and Details soon.

Organized by the Butokukai France (A.M.B.F)

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

New Blackbelt certified by the Kokusai Butokukai > 27.09.2014

(Butokukai Canada)
Valerio Josey, 4. Dan Karate, Kobudo
Breton Paule, 2. Dan Karate, Kobudo
McDonough Kevin, 2. Dan Karate, Kobudo
Dennis Jean, 1. Dan Karate, Kobudo
Gammie Bruce, 1. Dan Karate, Kobudo
Prendergast Shelley, 1. Dan Karate, Kobudo

Saturday, June 14, 2014

New Blackbelt certified by the Kokusai Butokukai

Wakefield Dan, 01.01.14, 5. Dan Karate (Zen Bei Butoku Kai)
Sanford Sean, 01.01.14, 4. Dan Karate (Zen Bei Butoku Kai)

Thursday, May 29, 2014

New Dojo certified by the Kokusai Butokukai

The Richmond Hill Bushido Kai Martial Arts Centre
10520 Yonge St.
Richmond Hill
ON, Canada
Sensei: Jeff Boyce

Monday, February 3, 2014

France - April Karate//Tai Chi/Chi Kung-Camp with O´Sensei Chalamon in Mulhouse

Karate, Tai Chi, Chi Kung
Mulhouse on April 26th / 27th

The Sports Center where it will take place has only a few rooms left:

- Single rooms: 24,20 Euros (only 8 rooms still available)
- There are still 4 rooms that can host 3 people ( 16,10 per person) and 2 that can host 4 to 6 people.
(16 euros per person). These "multiple" rooms are not necessarily filled up but it does not change the price per person.

The price of the stage (Karate + Tai Chi / Chi Kung - half / half ) should be 70 euros ( full) and 50 euros for only one sport ( half days) or one day. We will stop early on the sunday afternoon.


Thursday, January 2, 2014

Monday, December 23, 2013

New Blackbelt certified by the Kokusai Butokukai

Pekkinen Joonas, 15.11.13, 2. Dan Karate (Butokukai Finland)
Kalliosalo Jakkoo, 15.11.13, 2. Dan Karate (Butokukai Finland)
Lafond Kaj-Alain, 15.11.13, 2. Dan Karate, Tai Chi (Butokukai Finland)

Argant Aurélien, 22.06.13, 1. Dan Karate (Butokukai France)
Doxuan Charles Emmanuel, 22.06.13, 1. Dan Karate (Butokukai France)

Saturday, November 30, 2013

France - February Tai Chi-Camp with O´Sensei Chalamon in Chambery

Tai Chi
Instructors and Students
Saturday 01/02: 9h-18h
Sunday: 02/02: 9h-12h
Delphine et Jonathan gymnasium, Chambery

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Luxembourg - Stage 15.6.2013

Master class of Hanshi Chalamon and exam for yellow and orange belt in Self Defense EIB Luxembourg, from 10:00 to 13:00. Three participants were awarded the “yellow belt” and five the “orange belt”.

Sunday, October 20, 2013

Scotland/France - Visit to Paris 14/10/13

Alasdair who represents the Butokukai in Scotland would like to say thank you to Sensei Jean-Michel, Sensei, Max and to their class for their expert instruction and the warmth of their hospitality.  It was a pleasure to be in the company of such hard working and positive people. (I wonder if at least some of the Islay Malt is still left to share with Sensei Dominique?)

France - Karate-Camp for Instructors and Black Belts with O´Sensei Chalamon in Chambery

Saturday 23/11: 9h-18h
Sunday: 24/11: 9h-12h
Delphine et Jonathan gymnasium, Chambery

Kodansha honored by the Kokusai Butokukai

Tyndall Ron, Renshi, 14.08.13 (Butokukai Canada)
Intveld Robbert, Kyoshi, 14.08.13 (Butokukai Canada)

Sunday, August 4, 2013

Happy Birthday O´Sensei Jean

Hello O´Sensei Jean,
we wish you a beautyful Birthday and health.

All students arround the world will practies for you
"Kata Kokusai"

With love

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Spain - Stage from 19. till 20. of July in Santiago de Compostela

From 19 till 20 of July, Cécile and Manuel Estevez (Butokukai France) were in Santiago de Compostela in a stage organized by Butokukai Spain.

1st day program:
  • Tai Chi: Tuishou and Short Tao
  • Karate: Seisan (Itosu)
2nd day program:
  • Tai Chi: Short Tao
  • Karate: Seisan (Higashionna)
  • Kobudo: Tenui no Kon

Sunday, July 21, 2013

New Blackbelt certified by the Kokusai Butokukai

Khalid Khader, 2. Dan Karate, 17.07.2013 (Butokukai Canada)
Neal Baldwin, 1. Dan Karate, 08.07.2013 (Butokukai Canada)

Sunday, July 7, 2013

Scotland - Cultural Exchange

The Scottish Branch of the Kokusai Butokukai recently enjoyed a training visit to Rebel Martial Arts, Cork, Ireland where we worked on kata interpretations involving pressure points and locks with Paul O' Leary.  The visit was funded by Iomairt Chaluim Chille; a programme designed to promote cultural exchange between Gaelic Ireland and Gaelic Scotland. 
left: Paul O' Leary; right: Alasdair MacMhaoirn

Monday, April 1, 2013

France - Tai Chi Camp with O´Sensei Chalamon in Chambery

From 30. till 31. of March O´Sensei Chalamon (10. Dan) led the Black Belt Tai Chi camp in Chambery.
Hanshi Chalamon presented the 7th Dan to Kyoshi N´Guyen and Kyoshi Dominique Germon.
Sensei Argant, Sensei Germon, O´Sensei Chalamon, Sensei N´Guyen, Sensei Bouton, Sensei Peitz

Sunday, March 24, 2013

New Blackbelt certified by the Kokusai Butokukai

Manuel Estevez, 5. Dan Shorinji Ryu, 21.03.2013 (Butokukai France)
Cécile Estevez, 5. Duan Tai Chi, 21.03.2013 (Butokukai France)

Thursday, February 28, 2013

New Blackbelt certified by the Kokusai Butokukai

Karsten Lambert, 1. Duan Tai Chi, 25.02.2013 (Butokukai Germany)
Susanne Krkoska, 1. Duan Tai Chi, 25.02.2013 (Butokukai Germany)

Saturday, February 9, 2013

International Summer Camp 2013 - August 12th to 16th

Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada

Instruction by:

Hanshi Jean Chalamon, 10th Dan | Karate, Kobudo, Chi Kung, Meditation
Hanshi Rod Sanford, 8th Dan | Aiki Jiu Jitsu
Kyoshi Louis Jemison 8th Dan | Pushing Hands, Rooting
Kyoshi Joe Fournier, 7th Dan | Jiu Jitsu
Kyoshi Dominique Germon, 7th Dan | Chanbara

The registration is now available online - klick here

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Chambery - Stage with O-Sensei Chalamon 10th Dan

-Samedi 30 mars :

9h à 12h
- Rappel de quelques notions de chi
- Comment allier le mental, la puissance musculaire et le chi
- Comment travailler le chi dur, le chi doux, le chi doux-dur
- Application du chi sur les 3 cycles du grand tao.

14h à 16h
-Comment exécuter le tao de l'épée en appliquant les principes du chi.

16h à 18h
- Travail de l'épée avec un partenaire.

-Dimanche 31 mars :

9h à 10h50 : Application du chi pendant l'exécution du petit tao.

10h50 à 11h : pause

11h à 12h30 : Réflexion et débat sur les thèmes suivants :

- Le rôle du professeur des arts martiaux
- La transmission des connaissances
- La pédagogie
- La filiation
- La rémunération des professeurs
- Comment déterminer le coût des stages
- Etc.

On termine le stage à 12h30 pour permettre aux parisiens de rentrer dans l'après-midi.

Coût du stage : 50 € par participant.

Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Hanshi Robert Leong passed away on 1.1.2013...


...he will always be with love in our hearts!
From all Students and Sensei of the KOKUSAI BUTOKUKAI.

Picture: Hanshi Robert Leong (1923-2013) is teaching on the International Kokusai Butokukai Summer Camp in 2009, Feldberg, Germany.

Robert Leong at WIKIPEDIA

"Thank you for teaching us Kiba Dachi"
Stephan :))

Kodansha honored by the Kokusai Butokukai

Jemison Louis, 8. Dan Shorinjiryu, 01.01.2013 (Zen Bei Butoku Kai)
Lafond Andre, 8. Dan Shorinjiryu, 01.01.2013 (Butokukai Finland)
N´Guyen Doan, 7. Dan Shorinjiryu, 01.01.2013 (Butokukai France)
Germon Dominique, 7. Dan Shorinjiryu, 01.01.2013 (Butokukai France)

The Certificates will presented by Hanshi Jean Chalamon, 10. Dan, at 30.-31. March 2013 in Chambery, France.