O-sensei, Ohtsuka Tadahiko (1940-2012)

Master Ohtsuka Tadahiko was the founder of the Goju Kensha (House of the hard – soft fist). 

Kin Shin Kai is squarely based on Ohtsuka sensei’s Goju Kensha and he remains our most important inspiration.

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Below is a speech given by Kin Shin Kai director, George Ciechanowicz, at a memorial event honouring Ohtsuka sensei

Tokyo, June 7, 2015

 

 

Sensei George Ciechanowicz is the founder, director and chief instructor of Kin Shin Kai. He commenced his martial arts training in 1972 and currently holds a 7th Dan Black Belt

 

 

Our dedicated students in action

 

 

Learning important skills & having fun at the same

 

 

Experienced instructor keeping a keen eye on the group

 

 

Students showing their awards & medals

 

 

“Seiza!” – A black Belt group sitting in Zazen meditation…

 

 

Serious fun with traditional weapons

 

 

Our leadership group – Sensei’s Mate Lezaja 3rd Dan, Michael Mules & Nick Bell 4th Dan, George Ciechanowicz 7th Dan. All have an unwavering commitment to traditional karate values and educating students for life.