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Bulletin for 3rd WGKF Championship in New Zealand

Please find enclosed the relevant information regarding the WGKF Championships to be held in Auckland (New Zealand) from 26th until 29th November, 2015.

Congratulations to Mr. Hanshi Jaime Sequeira Pereira

Since 28 of October this year, Europe has a new 9º Dan in Goju-Ryu. It is with great pleasure that we inform that Hanshi Jaime Sequeira Pereira, from Portugal, was graded to this highest qualification by Hanshi Kiichi Nakamoto (Okinawa Dento Karate Kobudo) , probably the last remaining student of Chojun Miyagi Sensei.

Next championship will be in New Zealand in 2015

On behalf of the NZGKF and the Oceania Goju Ryu Karate Federation it is my pleasure to welcome you all to New Zealand for the next WGKF World Karate Championships. A special thank you to Sensei Lilian Kattan for organising the wonderful World Championship we have just had in the beautiful city of Stellenbosch, South […]

Results from 2nd WGKF Championship 2013, South Africa

Download results from the 2nd World Goju-Ryu Championship in Stellenbosch, South Africa September 10. – 15.  2013  is here: WGKF results 2013 (ZIP – PDF 996 kB)

Photogallery from 2nd WGKF Championship

Photogallery from 2nd WGKF Championship in Stellenbosch, South Africa. (September 10 – 15, 2013) Photo by

2nd WGKF Championship – INFO

75 countries have been invited to participate in the 2nd World Goju Ryu Karate Championships for Cadets, Juniors and Seniors which will be held in Stellenbosch, South Africa from 9 to 16 September 2013. If your country has not been included, or information has not reached you, please download these documents to review: More information […]

O.G.K.K. South Africa Seminar 2013

Dear WGKF Friends As your personal hosts in South Africa, Elias and Lilian Kattan, founders of the Africa Goju Ryu Karate Federation, hereby invite you to experience some Traditional Okinawan Goju Ryu training with us, by attending a seminar with two of our Okinawan teachers, after completion of the WGKF Championships. Please circulate this invitation […]

Info – 2nd World Championship Karate Goju-Ryu

Team Manager’s Notes ~ General Notice Notice from WGKF Chief Referee Each nation must provide minimum 2, maximum 6 Judges/Referees. Fines may be imposed if not. It is only possible to Judge/Referee at a WGKF Championships with an international WGKF or WKF license. To qualify for WGKF license, training and examination can be done as […]

Decision National Teams

Decision of the DC concerning the constitution of National teams by WGKF members
(to be added at future Congress to the Statutes)

Sensei IHA KOSHIN 10.Dan (OGKK) passed away

We have very regrettable news for you. KOSHIN IHA sensei our honorary chairman passed away in this morning. (28.01.2012)

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