Kancho Darren Murphy


Published June 2012
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Kancho Darren Murphy
Kyokushin kaikan is a style of stand-up, full contact karate, founded in 1964 by Korean-Japanese karate master, Sosai Masutatsu Oyama (大山倍達, Ōyama Masutatsu?) who was born under the name Choi Young-Eui. 최영의. Kyokushinkai is Japanese for "the society of the ultimate truth." Kyokushin is rooted in a philosophy of self-improvement, discipline and hard training. Its full contact style has had international appeal (practitioners have over the last 40+ years numbered more than 12 million).
We didn't have too travel far today as we headed off to Kancho Darren Murphy's Kyokushin Dojo in our home town of Gillingham Kent. This Dojo boasts a nice size main hall and a weights room with all you would need to keep you at the cutting edge of your game. The Dojo is open seven days a week with various membership plans to suit all pockets . Darren is currently a 6th Dan and is the head of the K.S.K. Union which has members world wide. Many thanks to Darren, Sempai Tony Card for taking over the class while we Interviewed Darren and respect to the guys who attended todays Competition especially Daniel Wyatt who gained 2nd place in his group.
A review of Spartan MMA Kyokushin can be viewed here
Kancho Darren Murphy talks to Cage Amateurs UK at his busy dojo in Gillingham Kent. Darren is a Kyokushin 6th Dan and head of the K.S.K. Union and recently took part in a 50 Man Kumite.

Recorded Approx 17th June 2012

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