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Kyokushin-kan’s Aim

Kyokushin Karate is a karate which my teacher,

Sosai Mas Oyama created from his hard training through studying and experiencing various martial arts. Now it spreads all over the world and many people, beyond the boundaries of country, ethnic and religion, practice Kyokushin Karate to train their body and soul.

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HISTORY OF BELTS IN KYOKUSHIN KARATE

Colored belts have their origin in Judo, as does the training ‘gi’,

or more correctly in Japanese, ‘dōgi‘ or ‘Keikogi’. In Kyokushin the order of the belts varies in some breakaway groups, for example replacing orange with red, but they follow the kyu ranks for the most part.

HISTORY BELTS KYOKUSHIN KARATE

Contrary to popular belief, using colored belts to denote rank or ability in martial arts hasn’t been around that long, being introduced around the turn of the 20th century. Continue reading “HISTORY OF BELTS IN KYOKUSHIN KARATE”