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Hanshi Frank Hargrove named vice chairman

posted Jul 10, 2013, 11:06 PM by Marques McCammon   [ updated Apr 6, 2015, 7:00 PM by Frank Hargrove ]

Hanshi, 9th Dan, Frank Hargrove has been named the vice chairman of the International Okinawa Shorin ryu Karate Union.  The announcement came during a meeting of Union officials at the recent Martial Arts Industry Alliance Super Show.   On hand for the meeting was Union Chief Director Kikukawa, Massanobu of Okinwa and Canada, and other union officials.  The Union’s aim is the preservation of Okinawa Shorin-Ryu Kata and improvement of skills of all Shorin-Ryu Karateka worldwide.  The Union will not interfere with activities of the member’s own associations or Dojos.  Instead, this  Union is focused on the cooperation and exchange of Karate.

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