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East Coast Black Belt Gasshuku

When: November 16, 2018 – November 18, 2018 all-day
Where: Bronx, NY, USA

This year’s Black Belt Gasshuku is hosted by Sensei Tapia.  More details to come.  Save the date!

CT IOGKF Shiai Karate Tournament & Regional Team Qualifier

When: April 7, 2018 @ 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
Where: Fitch High School, 101 Groton Long Point Rd, Groton, CT 06340, USA

This one-day CT IOGKF Shiai Karate Tournament and Regional Team Qualifier consists of the following events: blocker sparring, IOGKF kata, Sanbon Shobu (3 Point match) and Iri Kumi ju (continuous sparring). Enrollment into the Iri Kumi go knockdown and Kobudo divisions are with the approval of Sensei only. Students 4-6 years old register for FREE! The event is hosted by Sensei Ralph Batty Jr and arbitrated by Sensei Chris deWet. …Read More

IOGKF-USA Gasshuku – SF 2018

When: March 9, 2018 – March 11, 2018 all-day
Where: Gateway High School, 1430 Scott St, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA

2018 West Coast Regional & IOGKF 2018 Black Belt Instructors Gasshuku Hosted by Zanshin Martial Arts Download Flyer/Registration (PDF) World Vice Chief Instructor 8th Dan, Ernie Molyneux

CT IOGKF Fall Sawayaka Taikai

When: November 18, 2017 @ 7:30 am – November 19, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Where: Fitch Senior High School, 101 Groton Long Point Rd, Groton, CT 06340, USA

Saturday Nov 18 will be the Shiai Sunday Nov 19 will be the Gasshuku led by NE Coordinator Sensei Chris deWet Download Schedule (PDF) Please address questions or concerns to: Ralph Batty, Jr. karateman108@yahoo.com (860)917-8105 CT IOGKF

2017 West Coast Beach Training

When: September 15, 2017 – September 17, 2017 all-day
Where: IOGKF Beach House, Depoe Bay, OR 97341, USA

Space is Limited to e-mail Sensei Andy to get your spot saved as soon as you can!

2017 National Instructors Gasshuku

When: September 29, 2017 – October 1, 2017 all-day
Where: Hillsborough Township, NJ, USA

The bridge between kata & self defense. Training and teaching the IOGKF syllabus This is a national event. Please mark your calendar. This event is open to Sankyu and above. More information coming soon!

Bachelor Party Gasshuku

When: May 12, 2017 – May 14, 2017 all-day
Where: Nez Perce County Fair Building, 1229 Burrell Ave, Lewiston, ID 83501, USA

Help celebrate Sensei Steven and Jen’s nupitals with 3 days of Goju-Ryu training. Featuring IOGKF-USA Chief Instructor Sensei Gene Villa.

San Francisco Gasshuku

When: May 5, 2017 @ 5:00 pm – May 7, 2017 @ 2:30 pm
Where: Zanshin Dojo, 640 Stanyan St, San Francisco, CA 94117, USA

Zanshin Dojo celebrates their 10 year anniversary of the Stanyon Street location with a special weekend of training with USA Chief Instructor, 7th Dan Sensei Gene Villa. All students are encouraged to attend Schedule: Friday, May 5th 5pm – 6pm (kids class) 6pm – 8pm (all adults) Saturday, May 6th 9:30am – 11:30am (all adults) 1:30pm – 3:30pm (black/brown belts) Sunday, May 7th 12pm – 2:30pm (all students)  All training …Read More

Goju & Zen 3-Day Gasshuku

When: June 23, 2017 – June 25, 2017 all-day
Where: Green Dragon Temple, 1601 Shoreline Hwy, Muir Beach, CA 94965, USA

Spend 3 days training with 7th Dan IOGKF Chief Instructor Katsuya Yamashiro Sensei and learn the art of Zen meditation. This Gasshuku is only open to IOGKF students (Shodan and up). Space is limited. Download Flyer (PDF)

2017 IOGKF Connecticut Spring Shiai

When: April 8, 2017 @ 8:00 am – 7:00 pm
Where: Robert E. Fitch Senior High School, 101 Groton Long Point Rd, Groton, CT 06340, USA

Groton Parks and Recreation Organizer: Ralph Batty, Jr. Chief Arbitrator: Sensei Chris deWet Head official: Sensei Ralph Batty, Jr. Events: IOGKF Kata, Adaptive Kata, Kobudo Blocker Sparring, Sanbon kumite, Irikumi ju/go, knockdown sparring *All competitors must have a white dogi and the proper safety equipment to compete (punches, kicks, head gear for all competitors under the age of 13, mouth guard and an athletic supporter/ cup for male competitors) *all …Read More