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Loss of two Goju-Ryu legends

During the summer holidays, Okinawa Karate lost two important legends of Goju Ryu Karate-Do. Hanshi Yoshio Hichiya 10th Dan passed away after a severe illness 25.7.2017 and Hanshi Seikichi Kinjo 10th Dan also passed away after a severe illness on 28.7.2017. Both in Naha Okinawa. Let’s pay tribute to these legends, respecting the WGKF family […]

Bulletin for 4th WGKF Championship in Romania

Please find enclosed the relevant information regarding the 4th WGKF Championships to be held in Bucharest (Romania) from 13rd until 17th September, 2017. Download Bulletin vr 1.1.: WGKF_Bucharest_2017_v1_1 Download Entry Form: WGKF-Divisions-vr02 Please send the Entry Form to: and copy

Sad news from Brazil

I have the unfortunate duty to report the death on February 10, 2017 of Kyoshi Ydenir Prudenciano Machado, President of Liga Brasileira de Karate-do Goju-ryu, our delegate in Brazil and Vice President of the South American Karate Union Goju-ryu. To the family, to the Brazilian Goju-ryu and to all his friends, among whom I’m included, […]

WGKF 2015 Congress Minutes

WGKF Congress held on Thursday, Nov 26th. 2015, Auckland, New Zealand. Last information about events WGKF (World Goju-Ryu Karate federation)…

15th European Gasshuku O.G.K.K. 2016

From 1st until 4th June in Hustopeče, Czech republic will be 15th European Gasshuku from O.G.K.K. Please on website  you can see the latest information about 15th European Gasshuku O.G.K.K. 2016 in Czech republic. If you will have any question can you write to mail

Photo from 3rd World Championship

Photogallery from 3rd World Goju Ryu Karate Championship in New Zealand 2015.

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)

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