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IOGKF ‘Under Siege’ – Steven Seagal visits Higaonna Dojo

Information provided by: Mr. Miguel Da Luz – www.okinawakaratenews.com

Photographs provided by: Mr. Okihiro Medoruma – Higaonna Dojo

Article by: David Lambert

Being extremely successful in multiple fields is a feat achieved […]

By |April 18th, 2017|Breaking news|Comments Off on IOGKF ‘Under Siege’ – Steven Seagal visits Higaonna Dojo

Sensei Carlos Martinez

 

IOGKF International is very sad to announce that Sensei Carlos Martinez, Representative of IOGKF in Panama, has passed away after a battle with cancer.

On the behalf of our International […]

By |March 5th, 2017|Breaking news|Comments Off on Sensei Carlos Martinez

Chief Instructors Gasshuku Date Change

Please take note of the date change for the 2017 IOGKF World Chief Instructors Gasshuku with Higaonna Sensei in Okinawa.

The Gasshuku will now be held from October 11 – […]

By |February 10th, 2017|Breaking news|Comments Off on Chief Instructors Gasshuku Date Change

Faces of IOGKF – Ciara McGrath

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 […]

By |January 14th, 2017|Breaking news|Comments Off on Faces of IOGKF – Ciara McGrath

2016 Christmas Greetings

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 […]

By |December 20th, 2016|Breaking news|Comments Off on 2016 Christmas Greetings

End of year message from Nakamura Sensei

 

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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Message from Mrs. Kerri Larken

The passing of Chris has left a huge hole in my heart and my life, yet we were given 9 months longer to prepare for this time, than first […]

By |November 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Message from Mrs. Kerri Larken

A Piece of History

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The history of Okinawan Goju-ryu is indeed a rich and incredible story. The martial arts journey’s of Kanyro Higaonna […]

By |November 2nd, 2016|Articles and Research, Breaking news|Comments Off on A Piece of History

Sensei Chris Larken 1953 – 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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By |October 21st, 2016|Breaking news|Comments Off on Sensei Chris Larken 1953 – 2016

Messages of condolence for Sensei Chris Larken

Sensei Chris Larken was a great karate-ka.  The development of IOGKF Australia today owes a lot to him.  I have known him over 40 years and have a lot […]

By |October 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Messages of condolence for Sensei Chris Larken