ABOUT TAI-IKU-KAI

* Tai-Iku-Kai means Self Defence Training School

* Dr.A.S.Krishnamurthy the founder of Tai-Iku-Kai School in the year 1978

* Since 1978, the School produced more than 2 Lakhs students

* Among the students

  • 310 National winners (Okinawa Karate & Kobudo)
  • 250 Bronze & Silver medals (Okinawa Karate & Kobudo)
  • 21 World participants (Okinawa Karate & Kobudo)
  • 4 South Asian Champions
  • World and International Champions as follows
    • 1) V. Deepan Raj Krishna Bronze 2005 (Vellammal School)
    • 2) P.S. Dharani Kumar Silver 2007 (Vellammal School)
    • 3) A.A. Karthik Gold 2008 (Vellammal School)
    • 4) K. Suganya Gold 2008 (Vellammal School)
    • 5) T. Thamarai Selvi Silver 2008 (Vellammal School)
    • 6) S. Priyadharshini Gold 2009 (Vellammal School)
    • 7) G. Madhan Gold 2009 (Vellammal School)
    • 8) T. Rengashree Silver 2009 (Vellammal School)
    • 9) S.K. Priyadharshini Bronze 2009 (Holy Angel,T.Nagar)
    • 10) M. Murugesan Bronze 2009
    • 11) V. Krishnakumar Gold-4 (Grand Champion) Bronze 2010 (Vellammal School)
    • 12) R. Krishnasai Bronze 2010 (Vellammal School)
    • 13) C.P.Rajineesh Bronze 2010

    has produced by the School under the guidance of Kobudo Dr.A.S.Krishnamurthy. Still the school running in India and Srilanka. Very soon we are going to open a new branch at Canada.

    About the Master Dr.Kobudo A.S.KRISHNAMURTHY, M.A.,M.Phil

    • 1972 - He started his training Karate & Kobudo
    • 1978 - He started to teach Karate & Kobudo
    • 1980 - He started to teach in other states like, Kerala (Trichur), Andhra (Tirupathi)
    • 1981 - He started to show Karate demonstration
    • 1982 - He introduced Kobudo in India
    • 1984 - He introduced Kobudo tournaments & He started to write articles about Kobudo & Karate in daily, weekly and monthly magazines
    • 1986 - He introduced mugging defence for ladies
    • 1989 - He did grand demo on Karate & Kobudo with National Achievement
    • 1991 - He became Secretary – General for the World Unified Martial Arts Federation
    • 1992 - He did his M.Phil (Sociology of Martial Arts) in Madras University
    • 1993 - He started to conduct the World Unified Martial Arts Tournament for Karate, Judo, Silambam, Kalari, Taekwando, Kobudo under one roof. Still 13 tournaments organized in various parts of India
    • 1993–2007 - He received "Best Karate & Kobudo Master" Award from Tamilnadu Cinema Kalai Mandram
    • 1995 - He organized the First Demo competition for all martial arts in Coimbatore
    • 1997 - He traveled to Okinawa – Japan to meet Hanshi Eisuke Akamine and he joined Ryu Kyu Kobudo
    • 1997 - August He is first and only person who have participated in First Okinawa Karate & Kobudo World Tournament in Kobudo category on behalf of India at Okinawa – Japan, organized by Board of Education – Japan
    • 1999 - Participated in Traditional Okinawa karate tournament in Kobudo category at Okinawa – Japan
    • 2001 - He is the only one person participated in the Kobudo Embutaikai at Okinawa – Japan also - He traveled to Belgium, Holland, Brussels, German, Switzerland & France to strengthen the world unified martial art federation
    • 2001-2005 - He introduced seminars in Kobudo & karate by World president Hanshi Hiroshi Akamine
    • 2002 - He started to show Women’s self defence techniques in SUN TV still the show going on through the worldwide
    • 2003 - He participated in the Okinawa Karate & Kobudo World Tournament in Kobudo Category
    • 2003 - He got award “Tharkappu Kalai Chemmal” by International movements for Tamil Culturals at Canada
    • 2005 - Tamil Reporters Union awarded the “Jambavan Award”
    • 2006 - Central Minister Dr. Anbumani Ramadoss awarded “Kobudo King” award
    • 2007 - Best Performer award in World Ryu Kyu Kobudo Tournament – Japan
    • 2007 - He received "Tharkappu Kalai Kalaimamani" Award From I.M.T.C. at Toronto, Canada
    • 2008 - He produced 3 International Champions
    • 2008 - He received "Peraringar Anna" Award for his dedicated Martial Arts service from All India Cultural Academy
    • 2009 - He participated in the Traditional Karate World Tournament at Okinawa – Japan with his students in the month of August
    • 2009 - He produced 5 International Champion in International Kobudo Tournament held at Okinawa – Japan
    • 2009 - He got "Kobudo Kalai Thilagam" Award from All India Cultural Academy
    • 2010 - He produced 3 International Champions in International Kobudo Tornament held at Oknawa – Japan
    • 2010 - He Produced Grand Champion in the world Karate and kobudo Tournament held at Mankato – U.S.A.
    • 2011 - "Best Master" Award from Tamil Nadu Cinema Kalai Mandram produce by High Court Judge Sri. Baskaran