News & Events

IOGKF Black Belt Gasshuku Online 2021

November 6th & 7th, 09:00 Toronto time

The last major international event of the year is coming up fast! Don’t miss this opportunity to train with some of the top-ranked masters in the IOGKF! Visit IOGKF website for more details.

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IOGKF World Gasshuku Online 2021

IOGKF International is hosting an World Gasshuku event for its members using Zoom on March 6-7, 2021!

LOCATION: Hosted online, via Zoom.
This is a rare opportunity to train with top IOGKF instructors without having to travel.
All participants must be members of IOGKF age 13 and older.

DATE: March 6th & 7th, 2021

TIME: 10:00 am – 12:45 pm (Eastern Daylight Time, Toronto, Canada)

INSTRUCTORS:
Sensei Tetsuji Nakamura (7th Dan , IOGKF World Chief Instructor)
Sensei Bakkies Laubscher (9th Dan, IOGKF Technical Advisor)
Sensei Ernie Molyneux (8th Dan, IOGKF Vice Chief Instructor)
Sensei Henrik Larsen (8th Dan, IOGKF Vice Chief Instructor)
Sensei Jorge Monteiro (8th Dan, IOGKF Advisor)

TIMETABLE & TRAINING:
The training for this two-day event will be divided up into three rank levels. This will allow for intense training at your current level.
Class 1: 10:00-10:45 (Canada Toronto time)
Class 2: 11:00-11:45 (Canada Toronto time)
Class 3: 12:00-12:45 (Canada Toronto time)

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IOGKF World Black Belt Gasshuku Online

This is a rare opportunity to train with top IOGKF instructors without having to travel. Higaonna Sensei will teach a special live lecture.
All participants must be Black Belt members of IOGKF.

Date: October 3rd & 4th, 2020 Time: 9:00 am – 12:10 pm (Eastern Daylight Time, Toronto, Canada)

Instructors:
Sensei Morio Higaonna (IOGKF Founder, Supreme Master)
Sensei Tetsuji Nakamura (7th Dan , IOGKF World Chief Instructor)
Sensei Bakkies Laubscher (9th Dan, IOGKF Technical Advisor)
Sensei Ernie Molyneux (8th Dan, IOGKF Vice Chief Instructor)
Sensei Henrik Larsen (8th Dan, IOGKF Vice Chief Instructor)
Sensei Jorge Monteiro (8th Dan, IOGKF Advisor)

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IOGKF World Online Charity Gasshuku

IOGKF International is hosting an World Online Charity Gasshuku to raise funds for the United Nations, UN COVID-19 Response & Recovery Fund, to combat the global impact of the coronavirus.

Date: Saturday, June 6 (3:00-6:10 pm London, England time)

Registration Dead Line: May 31, 2020

Instructors: Sensei Tetsuji Nakamura (IOGKF World Chief Instructor), Sensei Ernie Molyneux (IOGKF World Vice Chief Instructor), Sensei Henrik Larsen (IOGKF World Vice Chief Instructor), Sensei Jorge Monteiro (IOGKF World Advisor)

Location: Zoom online meeting appThis event is for IOGKF members (age 15 and up)

Minimum donation: USD$20 per person or $40 per family (one spot for Zoom meeting)

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Sensei Bakkies Gasshuku – Wirral 20/22 September 2019

Sensei Ernie is looking forward to greeting you at the EGKA training course with this rare opportunity to train with Sensei Bakkies, IOGKF 9th Dan, one of the leading IOGKF Goju-Ryu Instructors.
This great weekend of training begins Friday 20th September until Sunday 22nd September 2019.

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2019 World Gishiki & IOGKF 40th Anniversary Celebration

Naha, Okinawa, Japan
July 29 – August 4, 2019

Event headed by:

Master Morio Higaona – IOGKF Supreme Master
&
Sensei Tetsuji Nakamura – IOGKF World Chief Instructor

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2018 IOGKF European Gasshuku in London

London will host the 32nd IOGKF European Gasshuku.
Sensei Ernie Molyneux, Chief Instructor of the English Goju-Ryu Karate Association, invites all IOGKF students to come along and experience our capital city, our culture – and of course train with the best teachers in the world.

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