Tomio Imamura

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Tomio Imamura
Born(1958-10-07)7 October 1958
Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan
StyleShotokan Karate
Teacher(s)Masatoshi Nakayama
Rank7th Dan karate (JKA)

Tomio Imamura (Imamura Tomio, 7 October 1958) is a Japanese master of Shotokan karate.[1] He has won the JKA's version of the world championships for kumite on 2 occasions. He has also won the JKA All-Japan championships for kumite on 2 occasions.[1] He is currently an instructor of the Japan Karate Association.[1]

Biography[edit]

Tomio Imamura was born in Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan on 7 October 1958. He studied at Takushoku University. His karate training began during his 1st year of university.

Competition[edit]

Tomio Imamura has had considerable success in karate competition.

Major Tournament Success[edit]

  • 36th JKA All Japan Karate Championship (1993) - 2nd Place Kumite
  • 4th Shoto World Cup Karate Championship Tournament (Tokyo, 1992) - 1st Place Kumite
  • 33rd JKA All Japan Karate Championship (1990) - 1st Place Kumite
  • 32nd JKA All Japan Karate Championship (1989) - 2nd Place Kumite
  • 31st JKA All Japan Karate Championship (1988) - 1st Place Kumite
  • 2nd Shoto World Cup Karate Championship Tournament - 1st Place Kumite
  • 30th JKA All Japan Karate Championship (1987) - 3rd Place Kumite
  • 29th JKA All Japan Karate Championship (1986) - 2nd Place Kumite
  • 26th JKA All Japan Karate Championship (1983) - 2nd Place Kumite

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c JKA: Instructor profiles – Sensei Tomio Imamura7th Dan Archived 2008-01-31 at the Wayback Machine Retrieved on 15 February 2014.