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!
This years National Gasshuku will be held in the country town of Crookwell in the Southern [...]
This years National Gasshuku will be held in the country town of Crookwell in the Southern Tablelands of New South Wales. The event will take place in the Crookwell Basketball Stadium and Showground complex over two days.
The event will feature a range of Australian senior instructors, including Sensei Joe Roses (IOGKF 7th Dan) and the AOGKF Executive committee, along with special guest instructors. All main event instructor will have trained with Grand Master Morio Higaonna in 2014 and will be sharing their knowledge with all participants. The training will be suitable for all ages and levels, including beginners and children.
Activities at the event will include a black belt seminar, black belt luncheon, all grades training, separate kids camp, group training sessions, student choice seminars, free sparring clinic, family Karate Party and more.
The Karate Party event will be held at the newly constructed Crowne theater dinner restaurant. This location features fantastic food and drink at an affordable price, but also a three story high kids play area! This years Karate party will have a tropical Hawaiian theme to add to the fun!
Talk to your Dojo instructor for information and registration forms and take advantage of early bird specials and merchandise offers. Or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
1 (Saturday) 8:00 AM - 2 (Sunday) 4:00 PM
AOGKF Executive Committee
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