The notification of Renshinkan
The Second Soke of Renshinkan Iwao Tamotsu has been dead for a month and a half.
Now we are preparing for the succession ceremony for the Third Soke, which is planned to be held on February 19th.
The Second Soke’s own younger brother Yuzo Tamotsu was officially chosen as the Third Soke at the board of directors on December 2, 2016.
By following the Japanese custom, All Japan Shorinjiryu Karatedo Federation Renshinkan is now mourning for the death of The Second Soke Iwao Tamotsu.
Notes for each head office and branch office overseas are as follows:
- All activities and events held by each head office and branch office overseas should be carried on under the pride and spirit of Renshinkan without any change.
- Please refrain from asking or consulting the Federation on teaching overseas or training or studying in Japan until the end of June because of the mourning period under the Japanese custom.
- Teaching overseas or training and studying in Japan will be accepted from July 2017, and the details will be announced by the middle of June.
- If there were any activities or events which are already planned on June or July, the plans will be arranged and dealt with individually. Please let us know at Honzan Office.
All Japan Shorinjiryu Karatedo Federation Renshinkan Honzan Office