GOJU RYU KARATE


Goju Ryu Karate is one of the four original Okinawan styles of Karate. Okinawan Goju Ryu Karate employs hard and soft techniques with circular and linear movements. Goju Ryu has a great variety of hand and foot techniques.


Emphasis in Goju Ryu is placed on strengthening the body and mind with supplementary exercises. Goju Ryu’s most famous exponent is Morio Higaonna - chief instructor of the International Okinawan Goju Ryu Karate-do Federation (I.O.G.K.F.).


Origin of Goju Ryu Karate: Okinawa


Founder of Goju Ryu: Chojun Miyagi 1888-1953