Congratulations -
Shihan John Mclean

Congratulations to John McLean (formerly Shihan-Dai) on his appointment to the new rank of Shihan.

 

Kyoshi Robert Kane, UK Chief Instructor, and Kancho Mamoru Miwa, World Chief Instructor both agreed to approve John Mclean to the new rank of Shihan for his dedication and commitment to Tenshinkan Karate Federation over the last 30 years. 

 

Shihan John Mclean, 5th Dan, has during his years as a member, travelled three times to Japan to train in the Honbu Dojo with Kancho Miwa in order to improve his knowledge of Tenshinkan karate techniques.  

John has always used that experience to help Tenshinkan members in the UK to improve their skills, and he has dedicated many years to teaching both children and adults alike.

So, congratulations from all Tenshinkan UK members to Shihan John McLean on this prestigious appointment. 

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Shihan John McLean receives his Certificate from Kyoshi Robert Kane. 

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Congratulations - Sensei Chris Beddows

Tenshinkan UK have a new Shodan member who passed his Black Belt grading on Saturday 27th November 2021.

Sensei Chris has been training for many years with his Club Instructor - Sensei Tom Spasic,3rd Dan, and of course our Chief Instructor, Kyoshi Robert Kane, 8th Dan.  

Sensei Tom has commented,

     " My congratulations to Sensei Chris who performed a very strong Grading Examination. It has not been easy over the last 18 months because of the Covid-19 pandemic. But Chris religiously trained with Kyoshi Robert on Zoom virtual classes for over a year during this time. 

 

After Clubs re-opened for pyshical trainging a  few months ago, Chris has worked very hard to get himself in shape for this well deserved Shodan grading. 

 

His knowledge and experience will be a great asset to our members in our new Forthill Dojo in Broughty Ferry, Dundee. "

For more information about Forthill Dojo please visit Facebook page: 

(5) Forthill Tenshinkan Karate | Facebook

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Sensei Chris Beddows, 1st Dan, receives his Japan Certificate endorsed by Kancho, from Kyoshi Robert Kane, 8th Dan. 

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Invergowrie Dojo
Invergowrie Dojo

Junior members with trophies.

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Senseis Jonathan & Ruth
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Invergowrie Club Competition

Invergowrie Dojo held a club competition on Sunday 21st November 2021. 

Winners of the trophies are :- 

Sonoba Zuki -

Younger group - 

1st Place - Ollie Young 
2nd Place - Selin Mazibas
3rd Place - George Abbot 
4th Place - Ben Cunningham 

 

Middle group - 

1st Place - Jonathan Young 
2nd Place - Rose Nolan 
3rd Place - Vienna Hughes
4th Place - Charlotte Brady

 

Hapa Dosa ( older group )

1st Place - Anna Sampayo
2nd Place - Danny Fyffe
3rd Place - Prithvi Sudarshan 
4th Place - Leo Johnston

 

Kumite - ( fighting) 
Younger Group - 

1st Place - Ollie Young 
2nd Place - Rory Fisher
3rd Place - George Abbot

 

Middle Group - 

1st Place - Jonathan Young 
2nd Place - Rose Nolan 
3rd Place - Vienna Hughes 

 

Older Group - 

1st Place - Leo Johnson 
2nd Place - Anna S
3rd Place - Prithvi Sudarshan

Congratulations to all participants.

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Iran International 
Championships

Invitation


International Karate Championship -2022

From: Shihan Alireza Monfared, Senior Instructor of Iran Tenshinkan Karate-Do


Iran Tenshinkan Karate Federation sincerely invites you and your karate team to participate in the second International Karate Championship, from 10-14 May, 2022.

The purpose of this championship is peace, friendship  and upgrading Tenshinkan karate level.


Please join this event.


Yours sincerely.
Shihan Alireza Monfared Tenshinkan Karate Do Iran

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Tenshinkan Finmill Dojo 

Shield Winner - Junior member 2021
           Ava Baillie
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Congratulations  Ava !