Our association was founded with the aim of spreading Okinawa karate and Ryukyu kobudo, which is the traditional culture of Okinawa that Japan is proud of and boast to the world, and of fostering healthy youth and promoting lifelong martial arts. There are Okinawa Headquarters and Makishi Branch in Okinawa, 5 branches in the Kanto region in Japan, and overseas branches in the United States, India, Sri Lanka, Guatemala, and Mexico. At our association, you practice regardless of age, physical strength, and gender. You can experience karate and kobudo at our dojo. If you would like to try it, please contact us in advance and come to our dojo in clothes that you can exercise.
International Uechi-ryu Karatedo Ryukyu Kobudo Yogi Kaikan
Okinawa GHQ joint training
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 18:00 - 21:00
Saturdays and Sundays: 9:30 - 11:00
Applications can be accepted also besides joint training hours and from 9am to 10pm as well.
Available upon negotiation.
About the Kancho: Yogi Kiyoshi
● 48 years of experience in martial arts (since 1971)
● Vice President of the Uechi-ryu Karatedo Federation
● Advisor of All Japan Ryukyu Kobudo Federation
● Advisor of the Ryukyu Taiwan Women's Association
● Judge of the Okinawa Traditional Karate Kobudo World Tournament
● Chairman of the All Japan Okinawa Traditional Uechi-ru Karatedo Championship Tournament
● Vice Chairman of the Uechi Kanbun Bronze Statue Construction Committee
● Executive Director of Okinawa Ken Karatedo Rengokai
● Executive Director of Okinawa Karate Kobudo Federation
Tournament award history
● 1997 The Okinawa Prefectural Tournament: Winner of senior sai division.
● 1999 The 1st Okinawa Traditional Karate Kobudo World Tournament:
Winner of bo division. Winner of sai division. Won two divisions.
● 2000 The Naha City Karate / Kobudo Tournament:
Winner of senior bo division. Winner of sai division.
Won two divisions.
● 2001 The Atlanta Okinawa Traditional Karate Kobudo World Tournament
Winner of sai division, Winner of karate kata division.
Won two divisions.
● 2001 The 1st Nishihara Town Karate / Kobudo Tournament
Winner of karate kata division. Winner of sai division.
Winner of the bo division. Won 3 divisions.
● 2011 The Fuzhou City Xishan Cup International Karate Bujutsu Exchange Tournament
Winner of tonfa division.
Winner of nunchaku division. Won two divisions.
*Won many competitions at world and international tournaments.