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James Ryan
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...
James Ryan
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...