Gogen Yamaguchi

Gogen "The Cat" Yamaguchi was a legend in karate. Few karate practitioners have had the kind of influence that he had. He was born Jitsumi Yamaguchi on January 21st, 1909…

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History of IKGA

The International Karatedo Gojukai Association (IKGA) was formed in 1965. It is a world-wide organization that currently spans over 60 countries and regions. It is the official organization representing the…

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Characteristics of Gojuryu Karate-do

Goju-ryu's origin is in the southern part of China where people use boats for their transportation. We can't miss this point when we come to think about its characteristics. Southern…

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The Birth Of Gojuryu

Goju-kai Karate-do is a mixture of traditional martial arts in Okinawa and traditional martial arts, mainly Chinese Nanpa Kenjutsu in Fuchien province, China. During the Ryukyu age, peasants couldn't have…

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