NEW IOGKF INTERNATIONAL STRUCTURE

The IOGKF moved into a new era in 2012 when Higaonna Sensei announced his retirement from the position of chief instructor of our Federation. Before leaving his empire to the next generation, Higaonna Sensei applied the following structure to IOGKF International naming Sensei Tetsuji Nakamura as his official successor…

Honorary Position

IOGKF Honorary Advisor (Meiyo Komon)
Shuichi Aragaki (Judan)

IOGKF Advisor (Komon)
Hidenobu Goya
Alanna Higaonna

Technical Advisor (Gijutsu Komon)
Bakkies Laubscher (Hachidan)
Kazuo Terauchi (Hachidan)

Organizational Position

IOGKF Supreme Master (Saiko Shihan)
Morio Higaonna (Judan)

IOGKF Chief Instructor (Shuseki Shihan)
Tetsuji Nakamura (Nanadan)

IOGKF Vice Chief Instructor (Fuku Shuseki Shihan)
Ernie Molyneux (Hachidan)
Henrik Larsen (Nanadan)

IOGKF Administrative Director (Jimukyoku Cho)

Adrienne Langgartner (Godan)

IOGKF Executive Committee (Shikkoiinkai)
Tetsuji Nakamura (Nanadan)
Ernie Molyneux (Hachidan)
Henrik Larsen (Nanadan)

Headquarter Grading Panel (Honbu Dojo Shikaku Shinsain)
Morio Higaonna (Judan)
Bakkies Laubscher (Hachidan)
Kazuo Terauchi (Hachidan)
Ernie Molyneux (Hachidan)
Henrik Larsen (Nanadan)
Tetsuji Nakamura (Nanadan)