Ryukyu Kobudo Shimbukan Western Cape

Ryukyu Kobudo Shimbukan Western Cape

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I would like to thank Jannie Le Grange sensei for organizing and running a very good tournament on Saturday.The passion that he shows for Kobudo is unparalleled and inspirational.

I would also like to thank Betsie Le Grange sensei, black belts,judges and supporting staff for an excellent job.

Lastly the competitors(Kobudoka)well done and keep on training.
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The first official South African Presidential Kobudo team to compete in the Okinawa World Kobudo championships 1-8 August, Okinawa, Japan.Jannie le Grange,Amanda Rosser, Betsie Le Grange(coach)Ernie Hayter,Karen Fouche.Absent Stephan Coetzee(Gauteng)Kamal Hamdulay(Western Cape)team manager
happy birthday sensei hope you have a fantastic day

Society for the Preservation and Promotion of Ancient Martial Arts of the Ryukyu Islands.The weapons

Operating as usual

Photos from Ryukyu Kobudo Shimbukan Western Cape's post 26/06/2021

Kyu Grade Gashuku and Grading under leadership of Rocher le Grange sensei ~ Well done and congratulations to all that passed their Grading.

21/03/2021

Saturday morning Zoom class. Rocher le Grange sensei explaining Bo Kihon...

12/03/2021

Tuesday kyu grade class, brushing up on basic kata. Akamine Bo Kihon kata ichi.

Photos from Ryukyu Kobudo Shimbukan Western Cape's post 26/02/2021

George Shibu dojo, our kyu grades in action under the leadership of Rocher le Grange sensei

26/02/2021

Kyu grade kobudo at George Shibu dojo.

30/01/2021

Saterday morning our dedicated Black belt class ..
Spending time on Chatan Yara nu sai working on proper stance, line of movement, power generation and timing.with Connor Smith and Jason van Tonder who started Kobudo at 12 years of age.

Photos from Ryukyu Kobudo Shimbukan Western Cape's post 30/01/2021

Western Cape Shibu dojo under leadership of Hiroshi Akamine Kaicho, Saturday morning black belt training at George dojo with Rocher and Jannie sensei.

03/12/2020

It is tradition at the George Shimbukan and OGKK Shibu dojo to hand out certificates at our annual Black belt function. Sadly, for the first time in 30 year, due to Covid this is now cancelled. Tonight at kobudo practice we handed out our Shimbukan Nidan certificates to Rico Coetzee, Sieg and Siegfriet Minnie. Absent Earnie Hayter now in UK.

27/10/2020

SATURDAY 24 October George Dojo Kyu grading groups. Congratulations to all that received their 1 st kyu grade. Well Done .

03/10/2020

Rocher le Grange sensei spending time with his students in preparation for the forthcoming kobudo Shodan grading.

01/09/2020

Great memory 2018.. First historical Ryukyu kobudo team to take part at the Okinawa World Karate and Kobudo tournament , Naha city Okinawa.

02/08/2020

Jigen Manji no Sai... the end and most difficult part of this kata. Main focus on the fundamentals and technique, tanden breathing, wakashime on the double strikes and applying chinkushi. At my age of 71 its not about speed but striving to better my technique and understanding

28/07/2020

Things are getting back to normal at the George Shibu dojo.

29/02/2020

George Shibu Dojo... Ryukyu Kobudo Black Belt Gashuku ~ Bo Tai Bo and Bo tai Tunfa practise.

27/02/2020

George Shibu Dojo Ryukyu Kobudo ~ Kyu grading February 2020.

15/11/2019

Congratulations to Angelo Prins sensei ( 6 th dan OGKK ) who succesfully past his ikkyu grade Brown belt grading last night in Ryukyu Shimbukan kobudo. He is a kobudo student of sensei Rocher le Grange ...Well done..

21/10/2019

Ryukyu Kobudo Plumstead Cape Town... First Kobudo kyu grading conducted on Saturday 18 October 2019. Well done to all.

South Africa Ryukyu Kobudo Shimbukan Tournament 2019 05/08/2019

First RSA Ryukyu Tournament. George Town .

First RSA Ryukyu Tournament. George Town .

South Africa Ryukyu Kobudo Shimbukan Tournament 2019 04/08/2019

First RSA Ryukyu Tournament. George Town .

First RSA Ryukyu Tournament. George Town .

01/08/2019

N.G. Church Hall , Coutenay street George. Commencing at 09h00.

27/07/2019

Okinawa 2019

08/06/2019

Southern Cape Ryukyu Kobudo White Belt Gashuku and Kyu Grading. George Shibu dojo June 2019

25/04/2019

Well done to all, congratulations

18/04/2019

Ryukyu Kobudo Pre-Grading Gashuku with Black Belts. @ George Shibu Dojo 13 April 2019.

05/03/2019

Spending time at our dokokai dojo Cape town under the leadership if Kamal sensei.

04/10/2018

September Yudansha Gradings at Western Cape Shibu dojo George. Congratulations to our three new Sandans Karin Fouche Susan Alexander, Amanda Rosser & four Nidans Adrian and Natalie May, Kamal Hamdulay and Awie de Villiers. Apporoved by Hiroshi Akamine sensei.

20/09/2018

Congratulations to Jody with passing his green belt.

03/09/2018

First Ryukyu Kobudo Inter Provincial Tournament. Southern Cape vs Eastern Cape.

01/07/2018

Cape Town Dokokai Gashuku. Congratulations to Chris Williams who graded to Brown Belt.

01/07/2018

George Shibu dojo Ikkyu Grading. Congratulations to all.

12/06/2018

Port Elizabeth Dokokai gashuku and kyu gradings June 2018

10/04/2018

Back home from Johannesburg after a 5 day Ryukyu Kobudo gashuku with Hiroshi Akamine sensei hosted by sensei Stefan Coetzee. Excellent training covering most of Shimbukan Katas up to the most senior katas such as Choun no Kon, Chiken Shikiyan aka no kon and Manji no sai , for the most senior members in attendance. Well done to the four candidates that tested for Shodan, congratulations to all. Awsome hospitality excellent food, huge thank you to sensei stefan and his very supportive wife, Hanlie. Next stop Okinawa World champs in August for some...

13/03/2018

Congratulations to Deon Nel with receiving his second dan Ryukyu Kobudo certification from the Shimbukan dojo in Nesabu Okinawa.

04/03/2018

Western Cape Shibu Black Belt Gashuku and Shodan certification ... Great attendance all in Good spirit.

25/01/2018

The newly found South Africa Ryukyu Kobudo Federation Inauguration Tournament Cape Town 20 January 2018.

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George Shibu Dojo Ryukyu Kobudo ~ Kyu grading February 2020.
Southern Cape Ryukyu Kobudo White Belt Gashuku and Kyu Grading. George Shibu dojo June 2019
Spending time at our dokokai dojo Cape town under the leadership if Kamal sensei.
First Ryukyu Kobudo Inter Provincial Tournament. Southern Cape vs Eastern Cape.

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19 Barnard Street
George

Opening Hours

Monday 15:30 - 19:30
Tuesday 15:30 - 19:30
Wednesday 15:30 - 19:30
Thursday 15:30 - 19:30
Friday 16:00 - 17:00
Saturday 08:00 - 10:00
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