JY Skacto Super Reviewer. Dear sensei, Thank you for your input. In fact, the name of the style, Shotokan, believe it or not, shows its influence. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Whatever the color your belt may be, you certainly wear it every time you train.

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In the early period of Shotokan karate glack highest rank one could attain was Godan 5 th degree as they followed suit to the system in judo. A military troop arrives at a dojo where 3 guys practice karate with an old master and they soon engage in a fight.

Kousaku Yokota on October 18, at Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends. Japanese with English Subtitles. After their Sensei dies a wounded student named Choei, played by Yuji Suzuki, a shodan in karate, is in charge of determining who shall inherit Sensei’ kuro obi black Belt and the style. Set in the early years of the Showa Era in Japan, the story revolves around three men who aspire to receive the “kuro-obi” that can go only black belt kuro obi the rightful successor.

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Choei Rest of cast listed alphabetically: This is not the case in karate as well as in all budo. Amidst these circumstances the master of one of these dojos lbi before passing on the Kuroobi to his successor, leaving three of his pupils the task of deciding amongst themselves who deserves it most.


The basic idea is to start from white no color and the belt blacl darker towards black. I have already watched this movie four times, not counting the number of times I watch the last scene and the credits, as both Naka and Yagi perform kata with Sato’s music playing in the background It is so much a part of our karate training, yet there are many facts about karate belts black belt kuro obi you may not know.

There is nothing to exaggerate here, because even the simplest, shortest moves look so perfect and powerful that it needs no explanation.

There is a lot of story in this film and the fight scenes are short but black belt kuro obi. Yagi is a 7th Dan in Blacj Ryu, and also displays belr acting and martial arts skills. Dear Sensei Reay, Sorry for the late response.

What is Kuro Obi (Black Belt)? 黒帯とは何ぞや?

Kendo is another budo that has a dan system and their highest rank used to be 10 th dan rank. With this system this student has to take 20 kyu examinations before he reaches 1 kyu to go for a black belt. Terms and conditions apply.

The Spiritual Legacy of the Master. What you shared black belt kuro obi correct but I still believe there was an influence from Kodokan. The name of judo headquarters was Kodokan and black belt kuro obi was a very reputable name in the martial arts society in Tokyo at that time.


Movie Info Director Shunichi Nagasaki and screenwriter George Iida ponder the delicate balance between fierce confrontation and moral reflection as related to the realm of defensive martial arts in this thoughtful tale of two students divided by their disparate beliefs. A popular question I receive is if the colors to the kyu ranks are fixed or if there is a universal order. A violent gang is abducting and killing women around Thailand.

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This movie makes a lot of things more clear about b,ack, and gives meaning to it. I bought a brand new one and I plan to wear it until it turns to white. Many years later I found that the kyu system had been intentionally structured this way. So, what do you think of your kuro obi now?