Shihan K.Raghunathan is the founder of the Shadow Kai Karate-do Saito Ha Shito Ryu He started martial arts training in the mid-nineteen seventy and received his first black belt in1990. He has been teaching karate for Twenty Three years and he received his 5th Degree black belt .The Saito Ha Shito Ryu Traditional Karate do Fedration Promoted him fifth degree in 25/01/2011. He has secured several championship from National & International Tournaments. Presently hi SKI Shadow kai Karate Do has been, affiliated as a member of World Union of the Karate Do Federations since June 26 of 2008, and Traditional karate do federation international.
The founder of Traditional Karate-do Federation International and Saito-ha Shito-ryu, Del Saito, was born in 1948, in the town of Wailuku, Maui. As a young boy he began training in the art of Judo, under the instructons of Sensei Palimo. A year later he began Karate training with Sensei Al Kahalekulu, a student of Sensei Tommy Morita, who studied under Dr. Tsuyoshi Chitose Soke of Kumamoto, Japan. In the early '70s he studied with Sensei Chuzo Kotaka, a student of Sensei Genryu Kimura and Shogo Kuniba Soke. After several years serving as Sensei Kotaka's National Director, Saito began to learn Seito Shito-ryu from Master Kenzo Mabuni, the son of Kenwa Mabuni, founder of Shito-ryu.
The Roots of Okinawan karate can be traced back to Indian martial art,Which was the basis of Chinese martial art.Buddha established Buddhism around the 5th century B.C.Approximately 1000 years later,the 28th Bodhisattva was born.He would come to be known as Dharma,third child of the king of Southern India.He left home after the king died and studied Buddhism for more than 40 years.At that time,India followed the caste system,he rejected it and attempted to reform it's follower.When he realized that such a grand scale reformation was impossible he left his homeland and went to neighoring country,CHINA.He settled at the Shaloin Temple at Mt.
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