International Combat Martial Arts Encyclopedia

Styles and Systems in International Combat Martial Arts


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Renshu Ryu Kai Karate

Translation: Training the body (renshu) to understand (kai) a system (ryu) of self defence, respecting the traditions and philosophy of (karate).

Country: Ireland

Founder: Declan Savage 

Year of creation: 2008

Logo meaning: xxx

Style motto: “To believe in ones own ability – to receive respect, one must show respect

Goals: To practice the knowledge in both traditional and modern techniques of self defence under the guidance of the ancient traditions and teachings of past masters and founders. To combine various techniques from different styles to enable all to benefit from past experience.

Background of system: Karate, Judo, Self Defence System.

Description: This system has been developed and fine tuned over a period of 10 years incorporating the hard linear aspects of Karate with the grappling and throwing techniques of traditional Judo and a reality based Self Defence System. Combining a mental concentration and synchronization with hard physical motion. Emphasis is entirely based around stances, techniques. The reality based Self defence System content of the system concentrates on actual real life (research) simulations. The systems format is based on the teachings and philosophy of traditional Japanese Karate. Including Kata – Kumite. The input in this system is based on my martial arts experience over a 35 year period covering Karate - Judo – Self Defence – holding relevant Dan grades in several disciplines.

Website: under construction.



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