fke_kanku_kanjiJust in case you were wondering about the calligraphy in the top right of my header:

“The symbol shown to the right is worn on the front of the gi (uniform) on the left of the wearer’s chest. The symbol is Japanese calligraphy artwork for “kyokushinkai,” which is the name given by Sosai Mas Oyama to the karate style he created.”

For more information on the calligraphy and kankai, click here.

On the note of Kyokushin, here’s a bit of news regarding Kyokushin Karate’s ongoing saga, click here.