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You can reinforce your mental toughness.

Yamabuki dojo is located in kagurazaka in shunjuku-ku. Our dojo is a member of World Shitoryu Karatedo Federation.
We provide a small group of lesson so that every member can get a techinical advice from our teachers (sensei) that
leads you to higher level.
Lesson could be tough for you at first but the member is very friendly and you will find yourself enjoying a lesson
at the end.
Throughout the lesson, you can imporve not only your karate skill but also your mental toughness.

We are welcome a new joiner for both adult and kids lessons.
We are also welcome a joiner who has no karate experience. We provide you with a detail lesson from the beginning level.
Why donft you do karate with us at our dojo?


What is Yamabuki dojo?
œWe have one to two lessons a week.
œOur teachers (sensei) are well experienced and provide you with very detail lessons.
œEach lesson consists of small group of member; i.e. less than ten persons per lesson so sensei can focus on each member.
œOur dojo is located in northern part of Shinjuku-ku (Yamabuki cho), where is very convenient to our members who
come to our dojo after work or school.
œWe have a training camp once a year in summer time.

Lesson hoursF
every Tuesday, Wednesdayand Saturday (No lesson in national holiday, the beginning of the year, and other event
such as get together party.)

Adult class (over 18 years old)
every Tuesday and Saturday from 19:00 to 21:00
every Wednesday from 20:00`21:00(Basic training for Biginners)

Kids class(age between 6 and 12 years old)
every Saturday from 17:30 to 18:30

Lesson schedule
1.warm up
2.Basic training
3.Advanced training
4.Kata
5.Weight training/stretching
The basic training is the most important.
After the warm up, we start with a basic training and weight training to focus on your weak point.
Based on the above training, we move on to the advance training such as kumite (sparring) or kata
<What is Kata?>
Kata is the series of movement of attack and protection against the virtual opponent.
There are number of kata and the World Shitoryu Karatedo Federation has the most kata among other federations.
The last part of the lesson, we do stretching that eases the tense of your body.

Our advanced members who have brown or black belts have graduated from the grad schools in USA so that you can communicate with them in English.


Introduction of our teachers(Sensei)


The director of Yambuki Dojo
Shigeo Asamura-3rd Dan i3rd grade of black belt)
PADI.M.S.D
Native of Kobe, Blood type:O

The senior teacher(Seinsei)
Noboru Toya-5th Dan(5th grade of black belt)
A member of representatives of World Shitoryu Karatedo Federation.
@@@@@@@@An executive director of World Shitoryu Karatedo Federation in Chiba branch
Native of Chiba, Blood type:B


<Black belt holders>
Tatsuya Miyagawa-3rd Dan (3rd grade of black belt)
Native of Tokyo, Blood type A

Michiya Yamamoto (2nd grade of black belt)
Native of Okayama Pref. Blood type A

Yoshihiro Sawayama-1st Dan (The first grade of black belt)
Native of Chiba, Blood type O

Masaru Takagi (The first grade of black belt)
Native of Tokyo, Blood type O

Azusa Isu (The first grade of black belt)
Native of Siga Pref. Blood type A

Y.Kobayashi (The first grade of black belt)
Native of Fukushima Pref. Blood type A

Hiroji Tanikawa (The first grade of black belt)
Native of Kanagawa Pref. Blood type A

Ruri Matsubara (The first grade of black belt)
Native of Tokyo, Blood type O

Y.Asai (The first grade of black belt)
Native of Miyazaki Pref, Blood type A

Hiromitsu Kobayashi (The first grade of black belt)
Native of Nagano Pref, Blood type A



<A membership guidance>
We are welcome a person who is interested in our dojo and
a trial lesson or dojo visit is available anytime.
Please feel free to contact us.

<Membership qualification>
For kids class: Age between 6 and 12 years old
every Saturday from 17:30 to 18:30

For adult class: Age over 18 years old and in good physical condition
Require an additional interview with sensei for those who is under 18 years old
every Tuesday and Saturday from 19:00 to 21:00

<Fees>
For adult class: Membership fee(One time) JPY5,000
Lesson fee (monthly) JPY7,000: The first two months of lesson fee is required to be paid by cash. From the 3rd month, lesson fee is paid by bank remittance.
Lesson fee is pre-paid basis; i.e. every month end, the fee is paid for the next month.

For kids class: membership fee (One time) JPY5,000
Lesson fee (monthly) JPY5,000: The first two months of lesson fee is required to be paid by cash. From the 3rd month, lesson fee is paid by bank remittance
Lesson fee is pre-paid basis; i.e. every month end, the fee is paid for the next month.

Sports insurance premium (annually) JPY1,850 for adult and JPY800 for kids

<Address>
Kokubo building 2F, 294 Yamabuki-cho, Shinjuku-ku Tokyo 162-0801

<Access>
14 minutes walk from Idabashi Tokyo Metro/JR station
7 minutes walk from Tokyo Metro Yurakucho line, Edogawabashi Station at exit 2
7 minutes walk from Tokyo Metro Tozai line, Kagurazaka Station at exit 2

Take to the small street at the Tokyo Shinkin Edogawabashi Branch, and you will see the second building on the right side. (1F of that building is a printing factory.) 2F of that building is our Dojo.

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Take to the small street between Lawson and Tokyo Shinkin (see the picture on the left side), and you will see the signboard called Akutasu(ƒAƒNƒ^ƒXjon the right side of the street.(see the picture on the right side)


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<Contact us>
We are welcome a person who is interested in our dojo and
a trial lesson or dojo visit is available anytime.

Please feel free to contact us with this email address below.
yamabuki@e-honpo.com

Contact person:Yoshihiro Sawayama



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