The Australian Okinawan Goju-ryu Karate-Do Federation (AOGKF National) is the representative organisation for IOGKF International, the traditional Karate Federations with over 75,000 members in over 55 different countries. Australia is one of the original founding countries and AOGKF has some of the world’s highest ranked and most talented instructors in its structure. Whatever your goals, aspirations or abilities, Goju-ryu Karate has become a beneficial passion for thousands of Australians & our martial art schools have something for you and your children!
2015 AOGKF Friendship Tournament & Club Championships August 2, 2015 Yass, New South Wales The 3rd Annual AOGKF Friendship Tournament & Club Championships will be [...]
2015 AOGKF Friendship Tournament & Club Championships
August 2, 2015
Yass, New South Wales
The 3rd Annual AOGKF Friendship Tournament & Club Championships will be held in Yass, New South Wales on August 2nd, 2015. Each Dojo’s team will be competing for the National Champions trophy and club champions cup under the banner of friendship that the AOGKF feels so strongly about.
Usual competitions and more will be held throughout the day including:
* AOGKF Kata Competition
* AOGKF Iri Kumi (free sparring) Competition
* Dojo Tug – O – War Competition
* Pee-wee Sumo wrestling Competition
* and more!
The venue for this year featured plenty of seating and heating making it a comfortable day for all those who wish to spectate.
Mandatory equipment: AOGKF approved hand mits, mouth guard and groin guard for males.
(Sunday) 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
AOGKF Yass Valley Dojo
91 Comur St, Yass NSW 2582, Australia
IOGKF World Chief Instructor, Sensei Tetsuji Nakamura, will be Australia's special guest in his first visit to Australia's capital. [...]
IOGKF World Chief Instructor, Sensei Tetsuji Nakamura, will be Australia’s special guest in his first visit to Australia’s capital. Sensei Nakamura is the head of the IOGKF Karate World Body and is a direct student of Goju-ryu Grand Master Morio Higaonna.
Sensei Nakamura will be coming all the way from Burlington in Canada, where he currently lives. He speaks fluent English and will be teaching all grades and group sessions for all ages and levels, including kids classes.
The visiting World Chief Instructor will be teaming up with Australian head instructor, Sensei Joe Roses (IOGKF 7th Dan) for this special event. A wealth of talented instructors and assistant instructors will be on hand to make this event like no other and to ensure your Gasshuku experience is a great one.
A Black belt dinner and one of Australia’s famous Karate party dinners for all attendees and their families will be held over the course of the weekend and students will have time to enjoy all that Canberra has to offer.
A mini website for this Gasshuku event has been set up and can be visited via the red button above this summary. All updates, new information and registration can be complete through this site. Please join us for the biggest event in Australia in recent years!
October 30 (Friday) - November 1 (Sunday)
AOGKF Honbu Dojo
16 Barr-Smith Avenue Bonython ACT 2905
AOGKF Executive Committee
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