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Photos from different venues are available at webshots photo album
During July 2005 a team of 9 people from South Africa, went to India to participate in the international tournament which was hosted in Chennai, Tamil Nadu India.
The South African team would like to thank sensei Kalaimani, his students, friends and family for the wonderful time spent in India. We were all well looked after and a lot was learned about India that week.
Arrangements are underway to send a big team to Chennai in July 2006. We hope that other countries will join us there.
On our return, we got "stuck" in Mumbay for 6 days, The first day due to SAA strike and thereafter the Monsoon rains.
Our deepest sympathy goes to all our Indian friends who lost loved ones in the floods caused by these rains.
There are photos posted at webshots Or copy and paste this address in your addressbar of your browser. http://cards.webshots.com/invite/pickup/104607319ymsO/album/441031647hTrqcA
June 2001 - We had a gusshuku at T.O.Strand on the South Coast of Kwa Zulu Natal. SABC TV was there to film us and the following article was on the internet news
the training session at T.O. Strand in June 2001 was taken by some of
the students and we have made an album to share at www.webshots.com
on the home page of this website you can download webshots screensaver
and wallpaper manager for free, once this has been done you can download
the photos into this manager and have them as sceensavers and wallpaper,
or, you can look at them here. Click
here for the photos
2003 Soke Masuyama and Christien van Zyl visited India Shitoryu, and we welcome them into our organization. May we have a long and happy karate relationship.
2004 Soke Masuyama and some of his students visited South Africa and competed in our national tournament at Uitenhage near Port Elizabeth. The trip was very successful and the students enjoyed themselves a lot.
2005 South Africa and Japan will send teams to compete in the All India Shitoryu Ryushinkan Tournament.