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Winter 2021

ZANSHIN, Winter 2021


I first met Sensei Mike Foster in Seattle in the early 1990’s. His reputation preceded him. Many karate magazines had written articles about this ‘giant’ of a karate man out of Florida, USA and how he and his organization had dominated karate in the region. I knew of Sensei Foster as we were from the same lineage (Chito Ryu) and he, along with Masami Tsuruoka (Canada), Bill Dometrich (USA) and Shane Higashi (Canada) were the pioneers of Chito Ryu and Yoshukai in North America.