TAI SABAKI by Tak Kubota - Soke Tak Kubota founded the Gosoku-ryu style of karate, and is the founder and president of the International Karate Association. Kubota holds the title of Sōke for his development of the Gosoku-ryū style of karate. He is also the inventor and holder of the trademark of the Kubotan self-defense key chain. Soke Kubota was a self-defense instructor for the Tokyo Police department in the 1950s, where he was noted for his expertise in practical karate. He has devoted his life to learning, creating, and teaching the application of self-defense techniques to military, law enforcement, and civilian personnel. He has earned black belt degrees in karate, judo, aikido, kendo, and iaido.
BASIC NUNCHAKU by Fumio Demura - Shihan Demura is the founder and chief instructor of Shito-Ryu Karate-Do Genbu-Kai International created in 1999. The Genbu-Kai organization has schools teaching Shito-Ryu karate throughout the US, and in 30 countries around the world. Shihan Demura also has done a great deal to develop Batto-Do (sword) and Kobudo (weapons) organizations, training methods, and competition opportunities within his own organization and around the world.