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Tatsuya Naka

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Tatsuya Naka
Naka Tatsuya sensei. Picture taken in his dojo in Myogadani.[1]
Born (1964-05-29) May 29, 1964 (age 60)
Tokyo, Japan
ResidenceJapan Tokyo, Japan
StyleShotokan Karate
Rank7th dan karate

Tatsuya Naka (中 達也, Naka Tatsuya) (born May 29, 1964 in Tokyo) is a Japanese master of Shotokan karate. He is a full-time instructor of the Japan Karate Association. He holds a 7th dan from JKA.[2] He has also starred in films such as Kuro Obi, High Kick Girl! and Karate Girl.[3]


Naka started karate in his first year of junior high school. He attended Takushoku University.

Major tournament wins[edit]

  • 35th JKA All Japan Karate Championship (1992)
1st place kumite
  • 4th Shoto World Cup Karate Championship Tournament (Tokyo, 1992)
3rd place kumite
  • 43rd JKA All Japan Karate Championship (2000)
3rd place kumite


  1. ^ "Naka Tatsuya sensei dojo in Tokyo". Archived from the original on 2014-10-16.
  2. ^ "指導員紹介 – Jka 公益社団法人日本空手協会". Archived from the original on 2014-01-05. Retrieved 2014-04-11.
  3. ^ Tatsuya Naka at IMDb