Sempai Suchinthi Fernando's visit to Okinawa, Japan.
Sempai, Suchinthi Fernando (1st Dan Instructor) underwent Karate-do training in Okinawa Island, Japan, the birthplace of Karate-do under the most senior masters of Kyudokan Karate.
Sensei, Indishe Senanayake participated the Okinawa Traditional Karatedo World Tournament, seminars and demonstrations as the sole
participant from Sri Lanka. Sensei Indishe also trained in Hombu Dojo of Kyudokan Karate-do and Ryukonkai Kobudo in Okinawa
under Grand Master Minoru Higa (10th Dan), Grand Master Kotaro Iha (10th Dan) and other senior masters in Okinawa, Japan.
20th February - 02nd March 2009
Sensei, Indishe Senanayake visited Mumbai, India to participate and assist in Karate-do and Kobudo Training Seminar Series
conducted by Hanshi, Oscar Higa (World Technical Director of Okinawa Shorin Ryu Kyudokan Karate-do Federation).
13 January 2009
Master, Ali Walmsley of Man Lian Tai Chi Club of England conducted a Tai Chi Seminar at Heiwa Dojo, Moratuwa.
Master Ali Walmsley is an instructor of Man Lian Tai Chi Club of UK and a senior student of Master Liu Yong. He has studied Tai Chi under famous
Chen Style Tai Chi Masters in the world to explore the world of Tai Chi See Photos
17 - 23rd November 2008
Sensei, Indishe Senanayake visited Singapore and participated training at Shitokai Singapore of Shihan Wong. See Photos
05 - 12th November 2008
Hanshi, Oscar Masato Higa, World Technical Director of Okinawa Shorin Ryu Kyudokan Karate-do Federation conducted a
series of Karate-do and Kobudo Seminars in Moratuwa, Sri Lanka.
06th November 2008
The new Hombo Dojo of Kyudokan, Heiwa Dojo was inaugurated by Hanshi, Oscar Higa, World Technical
Director of Okinawa Shorin Ryu Kyudokan Karate-do Federation on 06th November 2008.
Many leading Karate instructors from different Ryuha and Kaiha were present at the inauguration ceremony and demonstrations.
Sensei, Roman Berny (Czech Republic), Sensei, Arun Bodake (India) and Sensei, Vijay Tambadkar (India) were also present.
08th July 2008
Miss. Suchninthi Anuradha Fernando won the Silver Medal at 2,1st Kyu Kata event at National Karate-do Champinoship organized by Sri Lanka Karate-do Federation (National Body).
01st July 2008
3 Kyudokan students participated at Western Province Karate-do Championship organized by Sri Lanka Karate-do Federation
and Miss. Suchinthi Fernando placed 2nd in 2,1st Kyu Kata event and Mr. Radeev de Silva placed 3rd at 5,4,3rd Kyu Kata event.
29th March 2008
5 students of Kyudokan participated in the 6th National Okinawan Karate Kobudo Championship 2008 held on 29th March at Ratnapura organized by Okinawan Karate & Kobudo Association (Matsubayashi Ryu of Eihachi Ota sensei) and achieved 3 Gold medals and 2 Silver Medals.
01-04th February 2006
Sensei Indishe Senanayake was invited as a special invitee at B.K. Ramaraj vanarayar Memorial 11th National Karate Championship Orgamized by Okinawa Shorin Ryu Karatedo India at Pollachi, Coimbatore, India on 2nd and 3rd of February 2006.
20th November 2007
First stone was layed for the New Hombu Dojo of Kyudokan Sri Lanka in Moratuwa See Photos
15- 25th November 2007
Indishe Senanayake Sensei visited Thailand at an invitation from the Man Lian Tai Chi Club of Thailand.
26- 31st August 2007
A team of Indian Karateka with Sensei Arun Bodake (Indian representative of Kyudokan) visited Sri Lanka to train Kyudokan Karate-do under Indishe Sensei for one week.
16th August 2007
Indishe Senanayake Sensei was promoted to Yondan (4th Dan) with the title Shihan-Dai in Seiyo
No Shorin Ryu Karate Kobudo Kai, by Soke, Dan hausel (10th Dan), Grandmaster of Seiyo No Shorin-Ryu
Karate Kobudo Kai, USA.
03rd August 2007
Mr. Michael Collins from Thailand visited our Hombu Dojo on 03rd August 2007. Michael is an Australian citizen who lives in Thailand and a student of Man Lian Tai chi Club of Thailand. . See Photos
04-24th January 2007
Sensei Indishe Senanayake visited India on 04th January 2007 to conduct a series of Karate
and Kobudo seminars in Mumbai and Alibag. He also participated at Karate Tournament in Kannur,
Kerala organised by Shihan K.V. Manoharan of Uechi Ryu Kenyukai Karate-do. Also he conducted a
Karate seminar in Cochin. Indishe Sensei travelled from Trivendrunm to, Cochin, Kannur, Mumbai,
Alibag, New Delhi, Agra, Kanpur, Varanasi, Gorakpur, Kushinagar..... in his three weeks stay in India. . See Photos
Master Liu Yong (President of the International Chen Style Tai chi Chuan Man Lian Club
of China) visited Sri Lanka on 16th August 2006 to conduct a series of Tai Chi Seminars and
to establish the Sri Lanka Branch of Man Lian Tai Chi Club under his Sri Lanka Representative
Indishe Senanayake. See Photos
Sempai, K.M.Y. Lahiru has been promoted to 1st Dan Black Belt by Hanshi, Minoru Higa, President of
Okinawa ShorinRyu Kyudokan Karate-do Federation. Photo shows Sempai Lahiru receiving his 1st Dan
Certificate issued by Kyudokan Head Quarters in Okinawa, Japan under the signature of Minoru Higa Sensei
from Indishe Senanayake Sensei at the Kyudokan Sri Lanka Hombu Dojo.
Shihan Krishna Gopal from Holland (Founder of Tai Jutsu Kurodaiya Ryu) visited Kyudokan Sri Lanka Hombu Dojo on
on 14th of May with his Sri Lanka Representative Sensei S. Medonza.
06- 07th May 2006
A team of Indian Karateka visited Sri Lanka on 06th May 2006 to participate at a two
day training seminar in Shorin-Ryu Kyudokan Karate, conducted by Indishe
Senanayake Sensei (Sri Lanka Representative of Okinawa Shorin-Ryu Kyudokan
Karate-do Federation). The seminar was followed by a Friendship Karate tournament among
Indian & Sri Lankan children. Kyudokan Indian Representative Arun Bodake Sensei received personal
training from Indishe Sensei for four days.
Sensei Indishe Senanayake has been appointed as the Official Representative of
Ryu Kyu Kobudo Ryukonkai (Kobudo) Association in Sri Lanka by Kotaro Iha Sensei (9th Dan - Hanshi),
Grand Master & Founder of Ryukonkai on 1st May 2006.
Sensei Indishe Senanayake was awarded as the 'International Instructor of 2005' by Soke Dan Hausel
in Seiyo No Shorin Ryu Karate Kobudo Kai for his achievements 2005.
Miss. Veronika Cernikova from Ostrava Czech Republic visited Kyudokan
Sri Lanka Hombu Dojo on 18 December 2005 with Mr. Paul and Mr. Richard
from Czech Republic. Veronika is a long time friend of Indishe Sensei and
a member of the Ostrava Jujitsu Club. Also, she helps us financially in Kyudokan
Tsunami Aid Project through her school. Richard San is a member of Aikibudo
in Czech Republic.
Hanshi Oscar Higa (Technical director of Shorin Ryu Kyudokan Karatedo) visited Sri Lanka on 05th November 2005. Master Higa conducted a series of Karatedo and Kobudo seminars in Sri Lanka.
Sensei Roman Berny from Kyudokan Czech Republic, Sensei Arun Bodake (Kyudokan Indian Representative), Sensei Vijay Tambadkar (Ryukonkai Indian Representative) and three other Kyudokan students from India were also present in these seminars.
More than hundred students participated at the seminars conducted by Hanshi Oscar Higa.
Sensei P. Ratnapala (Indian representative of Shorin-Ryu Seibukan Karate do visited Kyudokan Sri Lanka Hombu Dojo on
02nd November 2005 with 3 Karate do practitioners from India. See Photos
Shihan Krishna Gopal from Holland (founder of Tai-Jitsu ryu Kurodaiya)
visited Sri Lanka in August 2005. Master Krishna Gopal conducted
few Tai-Jitsu training camps in Sri Lanka. See Photos
Sensei K.V. Manoharan (Indian representative of Uechi Ryu Kenyukai Karate do), Sensei P.P.
Hemanth Kumar (Indian Representative of Gohakukai Karate do), Sensei Prabhakaran
Namath (Indian Representative of KWF) visited Kyudokan Sri Lanka Hombu Dojo in
March 2005 with 9 Karate do practitioners from India. See Photos
March 2005 Kyudokan Tsunami Aid Project
Shorin Ryu Kyudokan Karatedo Sri Lanka Branch conducted aid projects
for Tsunami Victims in Panadura & Galle with the support of Kyudokan
Italy (Co-ordinated by Daniel Biasci Sensei), Kyudokan Tanvald Czech
Republic, Roman Berny Sensei of Kyudokan Czech Republic, Carter's
Martial Arts USA & Episcopal Secondary Grammer School, Ostrava, Czech Republic (co-ordinated
by Veronika Cernikova) to the value of 3.5 Lakhs of Sri Lankan
Rupees (US$3500). Our kind thanks goes to all the people who supported
our people who were affected by the Tsunami Disaster on 26th December
2004. Our Special thanks goes to Rev. Matugama Gunaratana Thero for
co-ordinatig our project in Galle district & to Rev. Kurupita
Dhammananda Thero for co-ordinating our project in Panadura Area.
October 2004 Bushite Ryu Karate Seminar by Shihan Sakhria Mourad (7th Dan) of Tunisia
We had a wonderful experience of Karate with, Bushite Ryu founder, Tunisian Shihan Sakhria
Mourad for two weeks in Sri Lanka from 23rd October to 4th November 2004. Shihan Sakhria
conducted training seminars at our hombu dojo, YMCA dojo, Ananda College Dojo and Kamkaru Sewana
Hall Ratmalana with Sensei Indishe Senanayake.
The main seminar was held at Kamkaru Sewana Hall Ratmalana on 30th October with nearly 100
participants. Master Mourad emphasized on KI energy, body hardening, Internal energy and
spiritual growth, breathing exercises, Co-ordination of body and mind, Kata, Kumite And also
Tamashiwari in his seminar. Master Sakhria showed his amazing ability by keeping a big concrete
block over his head while sitting in seiza and a Sensei broke the block by a hammer. And Kyudokan students
did a wonderful demonstration of one hour.
See photos of Shihan Sakhria’s Seminar & visit at the hombu dojo.
Kyudokan Sri Lanka Representative Indishe Senanayake Sensei returned to Sri Lanka after a successful tour in Malaysia and Singapore in May 2004. See Photos
Soke, Dan Hausel , founder of Seiyo No Shorin Ryu Karate Kobudo Kai USA has promoted his Sri Lankan representative
Sensei, Indishe Senanayake to 3rd Dan and Ruwan Herath to 2nd Dan in Seiyo No Shorin Ryu Karate & Kobudo.
The famous Indian Sensei Mr. K.V. Manoharan (Indian Representative of Uechi Ryu Kenyukai Karatedo & Shorin Ryu Reihokan Kobudo) visited Hombu Dojo of Kyudokan Sri Lanka
(Home Dojo of Indishe Sensei) in February 2004 with two students Mr.Asif & Mr. Faizal. See Photos
Sensei, Indishe returned to Sri Lanka after a successful tour to Okinawa. Indishe Sensei participated in the 2003 Okinawa Karatedo
Kobudo World Tournament and related seminars and demonstrations as the sole participant from Sri Lanka.
In this visit he trained Shorin Ryu Kyudokan Karatedo under his Grand Master Minoru Higa (9th Dan - Hanshi) Sensei, Technical director Oscar Higa Sensei (9th Dan - Hanshi) and Kobudo under
Kotaro Iha Sensei (9th Dan - Hanshi), founder of Ryukonkai Kobudo. See Photos
Sempai Ruwan conducted the summer camp of Pakistan Galaxie Tae Kwon Do Members in the home dojo
of Sensei, Indishe in August as Sensei, Indishe was in Okinawa.
Sensei, Indishe conducted a Karate and Kobudo seminar at his home dojo for Indian and Bahrain students of Renshi, Mohana Kumar of India at his request on 27, 28 & 29 th of July 2003. See Photos
Sensei, Indishe will be participating in the Okinawa Karate Kobudo World Championships which will be held on August in Okinawa.