Welcome to the June 2010 Edition of the IOGKF Newsletter

In this Editon we have the first 2010 Miyagi Chojun Festival report - an event that was taken by Higaonna Morio Sensei.

Also in this edition we have an exclusive interview with Sensei Bakkies Laubscher IOGKF 8th Dan, a report on the success of the IOGKF 2010 South American Gasshuku & we pay tribute to Shihan David Lambert 10 years on!

Including many reports and articles from all over the world, in different languages and with high quality pictures & video - The IOGKF International Newsletter is definately back!

To submit an item to the newsletter please email: lambert@goulburnkarate.com

In this Edition:

Articles and research:

Exclusive Interview with Sensei Bakkies Laubscher - Conducted by: David Lambert - IOGKF International Editor
Sensei Henrik Larsen turns 50! - By: Alexander Egeberg - IOGKF Denmark
Meeting Eido Shimano Roshi in Kozenji - By: Sensei Paolo Taigo Spongia - IOGKF Italy Chief Instructor EN IT FR ESP
IOGKF EGKA members help raise funds for Childrens Hospice - By: Dave Bruce – IOGKF England EGKA
IOGKF helps provided safer communites after USA murders - By: Michelle Roether - IOGKF USA

Events Reports:

2010 IOGKF European Gasshuku Preview - From: Sensei Henrik Larsen - IOGKF Executive committee member
IOGKF Israel Gasshuku with Sensei Tetsuji Nakamura - By: Sensei Sara-Rivka Ernstoff - IOGKF Israel
IOGKF Australia Gasshuku with Sensei Bakkies Laubscher - By: David Lambert – IOGKF Australia
IOGKF Belgium Gasshuku with Sensei Bakkies Laubscher - By: Johan Dries – IOGKF Belgium
IOGKF Canada Black Belt Gasshuku & Friendship Tournament - By: Joe van Troost - IOGKF Canada
IOGKF Italy Gasshuku with Sensei Luis Nunes - By: Mimma Pietrucci – IOGKF Italy EN IT
IOGKF Russia Gasshuku with Kuramoto Sensei - By: Sensei Bogdan Kurilko - IOGKF Russia EN RU
IOGKF USA Gasshuku with Nakamura Sensei - By: Sensei Steve Duz – IOGKF USA
IOGKF Romania Gasshuku with Sensei Victor Panasiuc - By: Cristian Lambrea - IOGKF Romania
Ken Zen Ichinyo Gasshuku - By: Thomas Meißner
Susquehanna Martial arts symposium report - By: Sensei Jeffery Mann – IOGKF USA
Visit to IOGKF Canberra - By: David Lambert – Editor IOGKF International

Instructor Profiles and Interviews:

Instructors Profile: Sensei Gene Villa - IOGKF USA Chief Instructor
Instructors Profile: Sensei Gustavo Tata - IOGKF Argentina Chief Instructor