Kaz Hashimoto

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  • Rank:
    • 8th Dan (Suzuki-ha Shito-ryu Seikokai) – Shihan – Kyoshi
    • 7th Dan – WKF Certified
    • Ryukyu Kobudo – Instructor
  • Competition Record
    • Three-time Canadian Men’s Kumite Champion (1989 – 1991)
    • Four-time Canadian Men’s Kata Champion (1989 – 1992)
    • Two-time Canadian National Championships Grand Champion 1989 – 1990
    • B.C Championships: 6-time Grand Champion (1987 – 1992)
    • 1987 Japan vs Canada Good Will Tournament, Vancouver, Canada – Gold Kata, Silver Kumite
    • Two-time North America Cup Kata Champion (Mexico 1989 / Canada 1990)
    • 1989 International Good Will Games, Seatle, USA – Silver Kata
    • 1989 World Police and Fire Man’s Game, Vancouver, Canada – Gold, Team Kumite
    • 1990 Pan American Karate Championships, Rio Dejaneiro, Brazil – Gold Kata, Silver Team Kata,Silver Kumite under 65K
    • 1990 World Championships, Mexico City – 7th Place in Team Kata, 9th Place in Kata and top 16 in Kumite
    • 1992 Pan Amerian Karate Championships, Curacao – Bronze Kata
    • 1992 World Championships, Granada, Spain – 11th Place in Kata and top 16 in Kumite
    • 1994 World Championships – Kota kinabalu, Malaysia – Coach
  • Coaching Experience
    • 1993, 1994, 1995 Canadian National Team Coach