events 2016-2017

Kuba Sensei’s Goju Ryu Seminars May 20-22, 2016.

Venue: Tenchi Martial Arts Center, Dalton, Georgia. A series of seminars given by Yoshio Kuba Sensei, Goju Ryu 10th Dan Hanshi focusing on the applications of the Goju Ryu Kata, and how to maximize their effectiveness in real life situations. This event will also include supplementary seminars in throwing and grappling techniques.

CFA/Kenkyukai Fall Seminars, September 30 - October 11.

Venues: JKA World Headquarters, Tokyo: Okinawa Prefectural Budokan, Naha, Okinawa. Instructors: Higa, Higaonna, Itokazu, Kuba, Kurashita, Naka, Shimabukuro, Toyama, Uechi, Uehara, Yamashiro. Ancillary events: Visit to the Funakoshi Memorial and Engakuji Temple, Kamakura; Naha Orientation, Bus tour of Southern Okinawa, Sayonara party.

CFA/Kenkyukai Spring Seminars April 2017.

Venues: Prefectural Budokan, Seibukan Dojo, Kenbukan Dojo. Instructors: Higa, Higaonna, Itokazu, Kuba, Kurashita, Shimabukuro, Toyama, Uechi, Uehara, Yamashiro. Bus tour, Northern Okinawa. Sayonara party, Japanese Restaurant, Shokaku.

Opening of the Karate Memorial Hall, Tomigusuku, Okinawa, Japan. March 31, 2017.

The brand new Karate Kaikan (Karate Memorial Hall) currently under construction on the site of an old hilltop castle in Tomigusuku, Okinawa, will be opened by His Excellency, Governor Takaji Onaga of Okinawa. This beautiful facility will include training areas, The Karate Museum, a Karate Research Center, restaurant, etc.

Event Services

  • Travel arrangements made with major airline carriers.
  • Accommodations arranged, hotel rooms or studio apartments in Naha.
  • Supervised orientation at location.
  • Private bus transportation provided.
  • Cultural/karate tours designed and organized.
  • Meetings and social events organized.
  • Services provided for individuals and (dojo/organization/style) groups.
  • Group and personal tuition provided by the best classical karate teachers in the world.
  • Public training venues: Okinawa Prefectural Budokan, Okinawa City Budokan.
  • Private training venues: Higaonna Dojo, Kyudokan Dojo (Minoru Higa Sensei), Toyama Dojo (Awase), Kodokan Dojo (Itokazu Sensei, Matayoshi Kobudo), Seibukan Dojo (Shimabukuro Sensei), Kenbukan Dojo, Yoshio Kuba Sensei.