Kagami Biraki 鏡開き is a unique martial arts tradition in many ways. Literally centuries old, the event celebrates the global community of karateka and unites us in the training that we all share.
During the month of January, millions of men, women, boys, and girls (kids can take part!) crowd their dojo floors and raise their strong spirit to amazing levels.
This year, our Kagami Biraki will be on Saturday, January 13th, 2024. Here's a great round-up of Kagami Biraki-related articles that will help you get ready and give you a great perspective on the history and context of this seminal event.