Kyokushin is a way of life, a way of living, a lifestyle. Bushido is a code of conduct, where discipline and moral values are of the utmost importance a total commitment. For the Samurai it was to his master, death before dishonour. When there is no fear of death then you are free, this is Kyokushin Karate a total commitment.

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What´s in a title?

There are many of us who use exotic titles before our names, such as Shihan or Hanshi etc.  Are we [...]

Practicing Kata

This week we went through the pinans with the 10-7 kyu. They tried hard but kata is not easy, there [...]

German winter camp 2016

A long walk to the top, pictured here with some of the instructors. Sosai mentioned about continuing upwards without a [...]

Japan 3rd World tournament

Found an old photograph from the old days. Shihan Attila, the founder of Gothenburgs Karate Kai myself and Gerhard Draxler [...]

Well it’s over…

Well it’s over, Christmas and the new year celebrations are slowly becoming a distant memory. 2015 was a big year [...]

Grading is over…

Well the dojo grading is over for this year. I changed the concept a little, making it a little harder for [...]

Japan 2015

Well by know everyone is back in their own countries after a hectic few days in Japan. The World tournament [...]

Familiarity breeds contempt

We are supposed to have a Budo style of Karate but sometimes we forget and become too familiar with our [...]


Honbu 1971 consisted of a basement where there were changing rooms and showers. The first floor was the entrance and [...]

Outside training 1972

On the left that's me under the famous winter camp water fall. While most students did not really stand directly [...]


Humility to be humble is part of who we are, after all line five of Dojo Kun says that we should [...]

Are we keeping up with the times?

In the beginning there was the point system or no contact competitions, then semi contact and full contact and so [...]