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January 2017

Faces of IOGKF – Ciara McGrath

By |January 14th, 2017|

When something grows as big as IOGKF International (the largest Okinawan Karate organisation in the world), you can be sure you’re always going to be in great company. Thousands […]

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December 2016

2016 Christmas Greetings

By |December 20th, 2016|

IOGKF Okinawa – Sensei Morio Higaonna (IOGKF Supreme Master)

IOGKF Canada – Sensei Tetsuji Nakamura (IOGKF World Chief Instructor)
Read end of year message from Nakamura Sensei here!

IOGKF Spain

IOGKF Australia (AOGKF)

IOGKF […]

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End of year message from Nakamura Sensei

By |December 20th, 2016|

 

Dear IOGKF Family,

I would like to thank you for all your hard work to preserve and promote traditional karate. Looking back this year, we had great success at the […]

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November 2016

A Piece of History

By |November 2nd, 2016|

CLICK HERE TO VISIT THE ONLINE GALLERIES FROM THE WORLD BUDOSAI
The history of Okinawan Goju-ryu is indeed a rich and incredible story. The martial arts journey’s of Kanyro Higaonna […]

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October 2016

Sensei Chris Larken 1953 – 2016

By |October 21st, 2016|

IOGKF International is very sad to report the passing of Sensei Chris Larken, 7th Dan &  chief instructor of Australia. To send a message of condolence, please email: admin@iogkf.com
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August 2016

2016 IOGKF WORLD BUDOSAI EVENT REPORT

By |August 25th, 2016|

For photographs from the Budosai by event photographer Roman Boldyrev click here
Today is one month to the day since the arena doors of the Okinawan prefectural Budokan burst open […]

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July 2016

The most dangerous man in Japan in a real fight

By |July 18th, 2016|

Sensei Morio Higaonna is the world famous Okinawan Karate master and living cultural treasure who has had an impact on millions of people across the globe. The founder of […]

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Remastering Mastery

By |July 17th, 2016|

Remastering mastery – the mission to restore Higaonna Sensei’s famous books.
   
 1985 seems like a long time ago. It was the year we went back to the future with Marty […]

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June 2016

Book Review: Sanchin – Three Battles

By |June 9th, 2016|

Sanchin is a Kata practiced by millions of Karate practitioners all over the world and the global popularization of Okinawan martial arts over the past 60 years has seen […]

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March 2016

Interview with Sensei Tetsuji Nakamura

By |March 17th, 2016|

Sensei Tetsuji Nakamura is world chief instructor of the International Okinawan Goju-ryu Karate-do Federation (IOGKF), the largest Okinawan traditional Karate organisation in the world. Sensei Nakamura is successor of […]

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