Video Clips

Shotokan Raw Power

These short clips are from the 1970s and 80s, recorded before the 'health and safety' regulations vitiated the art.

These short clips are from the 1970s and 80s, recorded before the 'health and safety' regulations vitiated the art. Our archive contains footage from an era that marked the end of 'hard' Shotokan kumite events. Although there are still a few organizations that train in the traditional early JKA style. they are few and far between. The Karate Union of Great Britain still promotes the 'Enoeda Way' and as these clips show, there is no doubt about the combat potential of original Shotokan.

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Legend Productions

We hold what is probably the largest archive of Shotokan karate film and video footage available anywhere. Dating from the 1950s through to the present day, we have produced digitally enhanced, professionally edited programs of the finest international Shotokan events ever recorded.

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