IOGKF International is a network comprising over 75,000 members in 63 countries throughout the world, all dedicated to preserving a thousand years of history. (Photo: Roman Boldyrev)

 

Goals of the IOGKF

  • Preserve Traditional Okinawan Goju Ryu karate and pass it to the next generation.
  • Through karate training, add positive impact to our lives and improve our physical and mental abilities.
  • By teaching traditional karate, we educate our members to be better persons. By doing so, we help our society to be a better place to live.

 

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IOGKF Executive Structure

Organizational Position

IOGKF Chief Instructor (Shuseki Shihan)
Tetsuji Nakamura (Hachidan, Canada)

IOGKF Vice Chief Instructor (Fuku Shuseki Shihan)
Ernie Molyneux (Hachidan, England)
Henrik Larsen (Hachidan, Denmark)

IOGKF Administrative Director (Jimukyoku Cho)
Adrienne Langgartner (Rokudan, Canada)

IOGKF Executive Committee (Shikkoiinkai)
Tetsuji Nakamura (Hachidan, Canada)
Ernie Molyneux (Hachidan, England)
Henrik Larsen (Nanadan, Denmark)

Advisory Position

IOGKF Advisor (Komon)
Hidenobu Goya (Okinawa)
Alanna Higaonna (USA)

Technical Advisor (Gijutsu Komon)
Bakkies Laubscher (Kyudan, South Africa)
Kazuo Terauchi (Kyudan, Japan)

Okinawa Headquarters Grading Panel Members (Honbu Dojo Shikaku Shinsain)
Bakkies Laubscher (Kyudan, South Africa)
Kazuo Terauchi (Kyudan, Japan)
Ernie Molyneux (Hachidan, England)
Henrik Larsen (Hachidan, Denmark)
Tetsuji Nakamura (Hachidan, Canada)