The Palais Omnisports Pierre Dupre de Maisons-Laffitte (78) France hosted the Cup of Uechi-Ryu Saturday 4 June. For this 11th edition more 130 Competitors have traveled.

Coupe Uechi-Ryu 2016


Despite the floods and the current transport problems, it is " a turnout quite satisfactory "Which was noted by Didier Lorho, 5th Dan and president of the association Uechi-Ryu Karate Do Europe. If Yvelines stood out by winning 31 securities, the general level " was very good, both kata in combat ». A level that has enjoyed the public, came in numbers to support the competitors of the day.

side atmosphere, The competition took place in accordance with the values ​​and spirit of karate. practitioners, fighters as technicians, showed respect vis-à-vis each other, although objections were sometimes harsh.

Finally, this 11th edition was guest of honor master Hirokuni Yamashiro, 8th Dan and professor at Okinawa (Japan), invited by master Shimabukuro and Didier Lorho.


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