Welcome to the December 2009 Edition of the IOGKF Newsletter

Don't miss the release of the first 'Goju-Ryu Masters' comic book, which can be accessed through the Breaking News Section of this issue!!!
Our top stories section includes recent news on Higaonna Sensei and major IOGKF related events. Be sure to check out the most recent article for Sensei Bakkies Laubscher, as well as Gasshuku articles and reports from around the World!
Don't forget if you have any IOGKF related news - big or small, or articles we want to hear about it!
Submit all items to our editor at:  iogkfaus@bigpond.com

In this Edition:

Articles and research:

A Perspective on Self-development and Motivation in Karate - By: Sensei Bakkies Laubscher - IOGKF South Africa - 8th Dan
The Dojo, a place for study of the way - a psychological overview - By: Gabriela Karin Perez - IOGKF Argentina EN ESP
Age no barrier to Karate - By: Zeke Ezra - IOGKF Australia
Karate Collection established at the University of Hawaii - By: Charles C. Goodin

Instructor Profiles and Interviews:

Sensei Patrick Curinckx - Chief-Instructor IOGKF Belgium