2012 New OKIKUKAI officials are decided
On May 13th (Sun), 2nd board meeting was held. Along with report on new official post, confirmation for May Dan promotion test, proposal for correction of kumite tournament regulations were announced. Inauguration of advisor, Mr. Asato for director of “Society for Promotion of Karatedo of Okinawa Prefecture”, was reported as well.
Report on idea for 3rd Fukyu kata* to be created by Uechiryu affiliated schools of karate. The investigative board has been organized, and Master Kiyohide Shinjyo was proposed to be a board director.
*Fukyu kata is a kata composed of simple movement patterns and basic techniques. Fukyu kata were promoted in late 1930’s with goal to spread karate in general public. There are 2 fukyu katas in Okinawa. 1st fukyu kata is created by Shorin-ryu and 2nd by Goju-ryu.
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