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Kenzo Mabuni dead?

Discussion in 'The Martial Arts Forum' started by grenadier, Jul 2, 2005.

  1. grenadier

    grenadier

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    I heard of Soke Kenzo Mabuni (Shi to Ryu) passing away very recently. Can anyone confirm this?

    If this is true, then it's a sad day, indeed.
     
  2. Roundeyesamurai

    Roundeyesamurai Sensei Member

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    It is true, he's died.

    On top of that, he hadn't designated an heir to the style, so now there will be difficulties with regards to maintaining the style.
     

  3. grenadier

    grenadier

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    ;w

    RIP, Mabuni Soke.

    Thanks for the information, Roundeyesamurai.

    I hope there isn't a power struggle, and wish the best of luck to the Shi to Ryu style.