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28-09-2011, 08:28

Tsuyoshi Hiroshige

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Tsuyoshi HiroshigeTsuyoshi Hiroshige, the vice-president of Kyokushin-kan International Karate Organization, 8th Dan
Born on November 1, 1947. Started practicing Kyokushin karate in dojo attached to the headquarter of International Karate Organization Kyokushin kaikan in 1971 at the age of 24. Since 1980 was the chief of International Karate Organization Kyokushin kaikan branch in Jonan part of Tokyo, Japan. Several times prize winner at All Japan Open Weight Championships, a participant of the 2nd Open Weight World Championship (1979). The most successful coach in history of Kyokushin karatedo, being the coach of 3 Kyokushin absolute world champions: Kenji Midori (1991), Kenji Yamaki (1995), and Norichika Tsukamoto (1999), and of several All Japan champions.