Vale Kumie Dawkins (1955-2024)

Dear all, The VKR is sad to announce that Kumie Dawkins passed away early on Wednesday, 6 March, 2024, following a long illness with cancer. Kumie has been an active …

New book – Women and Martial Art in Japan

New book – Women and Martial Art in Japan by Dr Kate Sylvester, Life Member of AKR https://www.taylorfrancis.com/books/mono/10.4324/9781003256229/women-martial-art-japan-kate-sylvester This book, based on extensive original research, examines the practice by women …