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!
Goulburn, NSW is the birthplace of Australia's only James Bond, Mr. George Lazenby, who also happens to be a very avid martial artist. To commemorate his achievements on the world [...]
Goulburn, NSW is the birthplace of Australia’s only James Bond, Mr. George Lazenby, who also happens to be a very avid martial artist. To commemorate his achievements on the world stage Goulburn will play host to SPYFEST, the only secret agent inspired festival in Australia. For James Bond, Jason Bourne, Maxwell Smart, Austin Powers, Spy Kids and more, Goulburn will have it all on September 26-27, 2015.
There is a “Top Secret” special presentation to take place in Goulburn’s historical Belmore Park, after a parade showcasing everything to do with the secret agents we love. Following the special presentations, AOGKF’s best Black Belt instructors and members will be performing a high intensity demonstration to showcase traditional karate to the public.
See you at Spyfest!
For more information on SPY fest, please visit: www.spyfest.com.au
All Day (Saturday)
Market Street, Goulburn
Lambert Karate Dojo & Fitness Centre
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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