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WBB Living Legend Michele Laurin Stars in Ninong
Magic Sky Entertainment is proud to announce 6 time world karate champion, Michael Laurin starring in the action/adventure Ninong. Set in the exotic islands of the Philippines, the story follows a tragic accident that has left Mike Pilon (Michael Laurin) and John Brown (Eric Gable) devastated at the loss of their loved ones. Upon their return to the US, they discover the man who is responsible- they call him Ninong. Guarded by corrupt politicians and government officials, the Ninong (Dominic Keating- Star Trek: Enterprise, Beowulf ) holds the key to discovering the truth of their tragedy. Also starring Tam Nguyen, Marc- Andre Gravel, John Michael Laurin, Fred Ochs, Andrea Melton, and Victor J. Ho. Directed by Gary Ambrosia. Released in North America by Anthem Pictures, the DVD can be found at these links:
The DVD can also be found at Borders.com.
Kyoshi Michel Laurin, is an 8th Dan and founder of the SHINDO BUDO KWAI International Schools, is a six time World Champion in Koshiki, full contact, karate, and three time Japan Champion.
There are over 20 SHORINJIRYU SHINDO BUDO KWAI Dojos located in Canada, in addition to Dojos in the United States, Chili, and Australia that have been trained by Master Laurin.
Kyoshi Laurin's experience covers over 36 years. His Dojo's in Canada have been opened for over 26 years.
At the early age of 14, Kyoshi Laurin set a goal to study Karate in Japan. When he was just 19 years old, a year after winning the nationally televised International Championship in Canada, Kyoshi Laurin left to japan, the first of several times where he would live and study Karate. Kyoshi Laurin studied under the founder of the Kenkokan School of Shorinjiryu Karatedo, honorable Doctor Masayoshi Kori Hisataka and his son, Sensei Masayuki Hisataka.
As mentioned above, Kyoshi Laurin won the Japan Championship three times. This great achievement is recognized by the fact he was the first ever non Japanese competitor to win this prestigious title.