Ronin 77

kyokushin-karate:

Judd trained in Japan as an “uchi deshi” under Sosai Masutatsu Oyama from 1990-1993. “Uchi deshi” means live in student and in Kyokushin Karate it was a 1000 day program of training all day every day. The few students chosen to enter the program were known as the “wakajishi” or young lions. The Kyokushin Karate honbu dojo is located in Ikebukuro in Tokyo and this photo is of Sosai and his young lions taken inside the honbu in 1990.
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kyokushin-karate:

Judd trained in Japan as an “uchi deshi” under Sosai Masutatsu Oyama from 1990-1993. “Uchi deshi” means live in student and in Kyokushin Karate it was a 1000 day program of training all day every day. The few students chosen to enter the program were known as the “wakajishi” or young lions. The Kyokushin Karate honbu dojo is located in Ikebukuro in Tokyo and this photo is of Sosai and his young lions taken inside the honbu in 1990.