Sunday 24th of September 2017
 

Soke with Sosai Mas Oyama, 10th Dan. Kyokushin Karate is the style that was developed by the legendary Sosai Mas Oyama 10th Dan. Kyokushin Karate is a system that is famous for its tough fighters. It was the first Karate system that incorporated low kicks as a main part of the system.

Soke Cook 10th Dan, spent fourteen years with Sosai Mas. Oyama's Kyokushin Organisation. He is the author of the two excellent books based on the Kyokushin Style - Power Karate, Volumes I & II and more recently a revised edition.

Power Karate Vol 1.   Power Karate Vol 2.

In 1977 he was one of the first two Europeans to complete the 50 Man Kumite. (Fifty rounds of full contact Kyokushin fighting, two minutes each, without any rest periods).

At one time he was a Kyokushin Branch Chief and the Chairman of the Swedish Karate Kyokushinkai.

In 2010 Soke Cook developed and added 4 Fighting Combinations to each of the grades from 10th Kyu to 3rd Dan in the TSG-Kyokushin Syllabus, a total of 50 fighting combinations, in order to improve the fighting knowledge of the students. Soke Cook still teaches fighting techniques at Kyokushin Karate seminars.

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