Saturday, 20 August 2016

Monday, 15 August 2016


More footage form the World Budo Festival at Okinawa at the end of July 2016.

Thursday, 11 August 2016

IOGKF Honbu Dojo

A link to the IOGKF Honbu Dojo main website, which refers to the Gojuryu Karatedo Yoyogi Ryushinkan dojo as one of the most famous karate dojos in Japan. The IOGKF was founded by Higaonna Morio Sensei in 1979. 

Sunday, 7 August 2016

Renshukai Update

Members of Gojuryu Karatedo Yoyogi Ryushinkan continue to train together as "Renshukai" at Shinjuku Sports Center.

Yakusoku Ippon Kumite, Sanchin, Tensho, Kakie, as well as the "open hand" kata, are all part of the curriculum.  

Tuesday, 2 August 2016

Gojuryu World Karate Festival

A recent news feature on Gojuryu from July 26 on the Gojuryu World Karate Festival (or Budosai) being held in Okinawa once every four years. With over 1000 participants form 63 countries, the event this year finished on July 31. RBC is an Okinawan TV startion - Ryukyu Broadcasting Corporation. More information is available here.

Monday, 1 August 2016

Gojukai All Japan Tournament

The 42nd All Japan Karatedo Championships will be held at Yokohama Cultural Gymnasium on August 27 and 28, 2016. Three members of Gojuryu Karatedo Yoyogi Ryushinkan will participate in the men’s senior kata and men’s open kata competitions. Other members will act as staff during the tournament and their support is much appreciated. Yokohama Cultural Gymnasium is an indoor sports arena located in Naka Ward, Yokohama. For more information, please see the official website of Gojukai.