Tuesday, 6 March 2012

A very interesting Japanese article on Kenshiro Abbe Sensei

 translated by Mr Syd Hoare Click here > Kenshiro Abbe Article

Left:Kenshiro Abbe Sensei 1956 - Click Photos - Abbe Sensei arrived in the UK in 1955 at the invitation of the London Judo Society - LJS - These are some of the earliest newspaper cuttings.
Demonstrating Karate and Judo at a display in Chiswick London. Photo from the Chiswick Press.(For the benefit of the many crass abusers of the KyuShinDo name - This is not KyuShinDo Karate !!)Photo Right: 1978 -Kenshiro Abbe Sensei with his sister Izumi who is highly regarded as the finest lady exponent of the Naginata in Japan. This photo taken at the Tokushima Shinto Temple, one of the last few photos of Abbe Sensei before his death.

Left:Brentford & Chiswick Times Nov 9th 1956.
Kenshiro Abbe with Bill Woods

Right: Kenshiro Abbe Sensei at his home in Japan.
Photo courtsey of John Goldman Sensei.

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