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Shotokan Karate of Curaçao

Shotokan Karate of Curaçao (SKC) is a non-profit organization that has been teaching traditional karate-do in Curacao since 1977. Gobin Persaud, sandan, introduced Ohshima Shotokan

Our founders

Shotokan Karate of Curaçao is affiliated to Shotokan Karate of America led by Tsutomu Ohshima

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Gichin Funakoshi
Shotokan Karate

Gichin Funakoshi is widely considered the primary “father” of modern karate due to his efforts to introduce the Okinawan art to mainland Japan, from where

Gichin Funakoshi
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Tsutomu Ohshima
Shotokan Karate of America

Tsutomu Ohshima is the founder and Shihan (Chief Instructor) of Shotokan Karate of America (SKA), and is also recognized as chief instructor of many other

Tsutomu Ohshima
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Gobin Persaud
Shotokan Karate of Curaçao

Gobin Persaud, sandan, introduced Ohshima Shotokan Karate to Curaçao and the former Netherlands Antilles. He was a Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Practitioner. Gobin Persaud passed away on February

Gobin Persaud

Shotokan Karate

Our practices consist of three parts

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Kihon

Kihon (基本, きほん?) is a Japanese term meaning “basics” or “fundamentals.” The term is used to refer to the basic techniques that are taught and

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Kata

Kata (型 or 形) (literally: “form”) is a Japanese word describing detailed patterns of movements practiced either solo or in pairs. Karate kata are executed

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Kumite

Kumite (組手) means sparring, and is one of the three main sections of karate training, along with kata and kihon. Kumite is the part of

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International School Curaçao

Emmastad

Mondays and Wednesdays: 18.30-19.30

Contact: Eric Paassen

eric.paassen@me.com

+5999 5192520

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Shotokan Karate of Curaçao (SKC) is a non-profit organization that has been teaching traditional karate-do in Curacao since 1977.