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

Sunday, April 6, 2014

France - Summercamp 12 to 19 July 2014 in Paris

We invite you to our summer camp next july in Paris ; this camp will be leaded  by Kyoshis Dominique, Jean-Michel and Renshi Manu and Cécile.
Register before 30th of April.
For details please contact the office.

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:

Prices
- 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.

Registration

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?)
Thanks
Alasdair

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

KARATE
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
Stephan

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.
Participants
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.

Sunday, December 2, 2012

Welcome the Dojo and Federations at the Kokusai Butokukai for 2013

Thank you all to stay together - O´Sensei Kim will be proud of us - wherever he will be and sitting with a smile. We are looking forward to have a great budo year 2013 with the finest kind of budo spirit.

BUTOKUKAI EUROPE with 7 Federations
BUTOKUKAI FINLAND with 4 Dojo
BUTOKUKAI FRANCE with 7 Dojo
BUTOKUKAI GERMANY with 3 Dojo
BUTOKUKAI LUXEMBOURG with 1 Dojo
BUTOKUKAI POLAND with 1 Dojo
BUTOKUKAI SCOTLAND with 2 Dojo
BUTOKUKAI SPAIN with 4 Dojo

BUTOKUKAI NORTH AMERICA with 2 Federations
BUTOKUKAI CANADA with 7 Dojo
ZEN BEI BUTOKU KAI with 6 Dojo

Saturday, November 24, 2012

Kokusai Butokukai Summer Camp 2013

At Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada.
So it is CONFIRMED for Monday August 12th through Friday 16th. More Details coming soon.

Sunday, November 18, 2012

New Blackbelts certified by the Kokusai Butokukai

Bamberger Ute, 3. Dan Karate, Kobudo, 04.11.2012 (Butokukai Germany)
Rieff Martin, 2. Dan Karate, Kobudo, 04.11.2012 (Butokukai Germany)
Steinbacher Thomas, 1. Dan Kobudo, 04.11.2012 (Butokukai Germany)

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Kyoshi Dominique GERMON as Technical Director Butokukai Europe

By appointing authority, from july 27 2012

Hanshi Jean Chalamon, 10. Dan, appoints Kyoshi Dominique GERMON as Technical Director Butokukai Europe.

Sunday, April 1, 2012

NOTICE: Spain - Stage with Hanshi Chalamon, 10th Dan

DATES: June 30th and July 1st, 2012
PROGRAM:
30-06 morning: Chi-kung and Karate (Yabu-Chinto & Saifa)
30-06 afternoon: Kobudo (Nobury ryu no Tanbo & Arakaki no Jo)
1-07 morning: Chikung & Tai-chi (Great Tao)
PLACE: Santiago de Compostela
PRICE: 35 Euros
INFO & REGISTRATION: adgalaika@gmail.com
OPEN TO ANY PARTICIPANT

Saturday, March 24, 2012

New Blackbelts certified by the Kokusai Butokukai

Stoker Rick, 2. Dan Shorinjiryu, 21.3.2012
Tanasescu Alex, 2. Dan Shorinjiryu, 21.3.2012
Labau Taylor, 1. Dan Shorinjiryu, 21.3.2012
Landgraf Julia Sìleas, 1. Dan Karate, 24.3.2012
Speirs Mìcheal, 1. Dan Karate, 24.3.2012

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Florida - Stage with O-Sensei Chalamon 10th Dan

Stage with Hanshi Jean Chalamon from 27.2.-2.3.2012
Black Belt Class

Easy Rider: Kyoshi Jean-Michel Argant and Kyoshi Max Bouton

Monday, December 26, 2011

Saturday, December 24, 2011

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Chambery - Stage with O-Sensei Chalamon 10th Dan

A three days camp for AM BUTOKUKAI FRANCE instructors took place in Honbu Dojo Chambery from 11 to 13 November 2011 leaded by O' Sensei Jean Chalamon.
Theme: KOBUDO / TAICHI
1st day program
kobudo technics + kata weapons jo (noburo), nunchaku (chatan yara no nunchaku), kama (kanegawa)
2nd day program
Kobudo: technics + katas weapons tanto (sekiun), katana (sekiun)
Taichi: harmonization great Tao and Taichi fight
3rd day program
Chikong bouddhist
Tao tsien (sword)

Posted by Kyoshi Jean-Michel Argant

Sunday, November 20, 2011

Hanshi James Miyaji is given the 10th Dan

At the 5th of November, Hanshi James Miyaji is given the 10th Dan Shorinji Ryu Karate Do by Hanshi Robert Leong in the Name of the Kokusai Butokukai in Ouhau, Hawaii.
Photo in the Kuni Restaurant (Front row: Sensei Leong (l) Sensei Miyaji (r))