Karate Legend DVD by Hirokazu Kanazawa - Budovideos Inc

Karate Legend DVD by Hirokazu Kanazawa

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A commemorative masterpiece packed with invaluable footage of Karate legend Hirokazu Kanazawa, renowned as the "Kanazawa of the World." He secured numerous legendary achievements in the Karate world, including victories at the inaugural All Japan Karate-do Championship organized by the Japan Karate Association, and sweeping both kumite and kata divisions at the second tournament. Kanazawa has traveled the world since ancient times, literally spreading Karate and earning resounding fame worldwide.

This eternal preservation piece is entirely composed of precious footage, featuring match videos from his active days, youthful images captured overseas, and the latest interviews and demonstrations.

Contents:

Interview: First experience with karate.

Interview: Finding the ideal karate club.

Japan Karate Association, 7th National Championship, Match (1963).

Japan Karate Association, 17th National Championship, Demonstration (1974).

Interview: Experience as the first JKA trainee.

Kata: Enpi (Swallow Flying).

Kata: Sochin (Tranquil Force).

International Shotokan Karate Federation, 1st World Championship, Demonstration (1983).

Interview: Spreading Karate outside of Japan.

JAPANESE MASTERS OF KARATE.

Interview: Master.

Kata: Heian Nidan (Peaceful Mind, Second Level).

Kata: Heian Yondan (Peaceful Mind, Fourth Level).

Kata: Tekki Shodan (Iron Horse, First Level).

Interview: Kumite.

Japan Karate Association, 1st World Championship (1975).

Kata: Enpi (Swallow Flying).

The town of Iwaki's 1st Mayor Cup Junior Karate-do Competition (2000).

Interview: Practicing Life Martial Arts.

International Shotokan Karate Federation, 1st World Championship, Demonstration (1983).

Interview: Karate-do is moving Zen.

Kata: Tekki Sandan (Iron Horse, Third Level, 2007).

Interview: What is Karate-do?

International Shotokan Karate Federation, 9th World Championship, Demonstration (2006).

This work is composed based on very old footage. Some video and audio may contain noise, but please understand that it is highly valuable footage.

Featuring:

Hirokazu Kanazawa Born in 1931 in Iwate Prefecture. In 1922 (Taisho 11), he learned Karate from Yachigusa Yoshitane, who introduced Karate to the mainland for the first time at the Ministry of Education-sponsored First Physical Education Exhibition, and from Master Nakayama Shoji. In 1957, he won the individual kumite at the first All Japan Karate-do Championship organized by the Japan Karate Association. The following year, at the second championship in 1958, he achieved the remarkable feat of winning both individual kumite and kata. In 1960, he was dispatched as an instructor to Hawaii, where he spent approximately two and a half years. Since then, he has traveled extensively to the United States, Europe, Africa, South America, the Middle East, Asia, and various other countries around the world, dedicating himself to the spread and instruction of Karate. In 1978, he founded the International Shotokan Karate Federation. From 1981, he held annual national championships and every three years, starting in 1983, world championships. He passed away on December 8, 2019.

Language: Japanese with English subtitles
Run time: 87 min.
SPD-1835

Karate Legend DVD by Hirokazu Kanazawa - Budovideos Inc

Karate Legend DVD by Hirokazu Kanazawa

Regular price $39.95 USD
Regular price $49.00 USD Sale price $39.95 USD