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About Kanazawa Kancho
1931   Kanazawa, Hirokazu is born in Iwate, Japan
 
1956Graduated from Takushoku University & joined Japan Karate Association
1957Kumite Champion - 1st JKA All Japan Championship Tournament
1958Kumite & Kata Champion - 2nd JKA All Japan Championships
1961Chief Instructor in Hawaii, USA (5thDan), JKA
1966Chief Instructor of Karate Union of Great Britain (6thDan), JKA
1967 Chief Instructor of JKA Europe & German Karate Federation
1968 General Manager - European Team - World Championships in Mexico
1971 (7thDan), JKA Director & General Mgr of International Division of JKA Int'l
            Shihan @ Musashikogyo, Kantogakuin & Kitasato Universities
1972 General Mgr of Japanese Team @ 2nd WUKO Championships: Paris, France
1973  (7th Dan), All Japan Karate Federation
1976 Referee 1st IAKF World Championship in Los Angeles & JKA Asia-Oceania Championships, Hong Kong