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James Ryan
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Shintani: The Legacy of a Master Written by James Ryan Originally published in Black Belt Magazine under the title: Master’s Legacy Lives on in Canada (December 2018/January 2019 issue) The story of the Shintani Wado Kai Karate Federation (SWKKF) is an interesting one to say the least. Most martial arts organizations seem to fall...
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Interview with SWKKF Senate Member Sensei Brad Cosby By: Sensei James Ryan St. Catharines Wado Kai Karate “Sensei Shintani never looked at karate as ‘that’s all there is, it’s a static art.’ It was always evolving, changing for the better.” – Sensei Brad Cosby (Hachidan) Recently, I had the opportunity to sit down with...