Seizo Izumiya

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Seizo Izumiya
Born (1961-10-12)12 October 1961
Hokkaido, Japan
Style Shotokan Karate
Teacher(s) Masatoshi Nakayama
Rank 7th Dan karate (JKA)

Seizo Izumiya (Izumiya Seizo, 12 October 1961) is a Japanese master of Shotokan karate.[1] He has won the JKA All-Japan championships for kata.[1] He is currently an instructor of the Japan Karate Association.[1]

Biography[edit]

Seizo Izumiya was born in Hokkaido, Japan on 12 October 1961. He studied at Komazawa University. His karate training began during his 1st year of junior high school.


Competition[edit]

Seizo Izumiya has had considerable success in karate competition.

Major Tournament Success[edit]

  • 8th Shoto World Cup Karate Championship Tournament (Tokyo, 2000) - 2nd Place Kata
  • 43rd JKA All Japan Karate Championship (2000) - 2nd Place Kata
  • 42nd JKA All Japan Karate Championship (1999) - 2nd Place Kata
  • 41st JKA All Japan Karate Championship (1998) - 2nd Place Kata
  • 7th Shoto World Cup Karate Championship Tournament (Paris, 1998) - 2nd Place Kata
  • 40th JKA All Japan Karate Championship (1997)  - Tournament Grand Champion; 1st Place Kata; 2nd Place Kumite
  • 37th JKA All Japan Karate Championship (1994) - 3rd Place Kumite







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