From Thursday 3rd April - Monday 7th April Matsubayashi International Ireland will be hosting a very special TOKKO event for Europe for 2014. Over the coming days seminars will be run by a host of instructors with Hanshi Smith & Sensei Alexandru to name a few. This year is going to be one of the biggest events this organisation has ever run with an influx of international vistors from Poland, England, United States, United Kingdom to name a few . This event has being possible due to the hard work by all organisation members. For further information please email for further details, this event will fill up fast as numbers are limited. We would like to take this opportunity to invite all other Matsubayashi Practitioners in Ireland to join this event as all are welcome Weekend Info
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Matsubayashi Shorin-Ryu International is very privileged to announce that from July 2013 this organisation is the official representative for the TOKKO in the UK & Ireland.
The Purpose of the Traditional Okinawan Karate/Kobudo Organization, USA (“TOKKO”)
Promote - the martial arts cultural treasure of Authentic Okinawan Karate and Kobudo as a life style to improve health, peace and strength of character.
Represent - the Okinawan Ken Karate and Kobudo Rengokai as an affiliate member in the USA by supporting the goals and activities of the “Rengokai”.
Grow - the awareness and participation in the USA of the “Rengokai’s activities and efforts to spread traditional Okinawan Karate and Kobudo throughout the USA.
TOKKO Organizational Structure
“Rengokai” Advisory Board - representatives appointed by the “Rengokai” consisting of (3) Shorin Ryu members (2) Goju Ryu members (2) Uechi Ryu members (2) Kobudo members. These members will provide technical advice to TOKKO members.
Through the TOKKO organizational rank is endorsed for all members
The linage of this proud organisation is easily seen.