During the summer holidays, Okinawa Karate lost two important legends of Goju Ryu Karate-Do. Hanshi Yoshio Hichiya 10th Dan passed away after a severe illness 25.7.2017 and Hanshi Seikichi Kinjo 10th Dan also passed away after a severe illness on 28.7.2017. Both in Naha Okinawa. Let’s pay tribute to these legends, respecting the WGKF family…

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It is my sad duty to inform you all that past Sunday (19th March) the Austrian Karateka BENJAMIN RATH (22 years old), passed away. Benjamin was the EGKF-Kata-Champion 2016. To the family, his friends and the ÖSTERREICHISCHER KARATEBUND I want to express my sympathies and those of the European Goju-ryu Karate-do Federation.

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Dear Friends, we keep on to prepare the EGKF championship 2014 for all category (cadete, junior and senior). As attachmend you receive pre information about accomodation , categories and sports-hall. As announced we planned to start with the general meeting on Thursday, 4th Sept. and go on with the championship from Friday 5th – till…

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Since 28 of October this year, Europe has a new 9º Dan in Goju-Ryu. It is with great pleasure that we inform that Hanshi Jaime Sequeira Pereira, from Portugal, was graded to this highest qualification by Hanshi Kiichi Nakamoto (Okinawa Dento Karate Kobudo) , probably the last remaining student of Chojun Miyagi Sensei. An active…

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