The story of the International Goju-Ryu Sakura-Kai

Shihan Takeji Ogawa is one of the greatest personalities and living legends of Goju–Ryu Karate–Do.
His students from Slovakia, Ukraine, Belgium, Switzerland and Hungary established International Goju-Ryu Karate–Do Sakura–Kai in his honour in 2007 in order to keep Shihan Takeji Ogawa’s techniques and doctrines alive and make it officially available for younger generation. In addition it is supposed to develop professional and personal relationships of Shihan students living in different countries.

In 2013. shihan Takeji Ogawa withdrew from Sakura-Kai in consideration of his age. In 24. 06. 2014. the International Goju-Ryu Karate-Do Sakura-Kai is getting into Okinawa Goju-Ryu Karate–Do Ken Pou Kai organization. From this time we continue our activities lead by Hanshi Yoshio Kuba, 10th dan.

Okinawa Goju-ryu Karate-do Kenpou-Kai

  • Headquarter: Okinawa
  • Founder and chief instructor:

Hanshi Yoshio Kuba 10.Dan

  • Okinawa Goju-Ryu Karate-Do Gand Master

Yoshio Kuba is a 10th Dan black belt and is the head of the Kenpokai in Okinawa, Japan. He was a direct student of Seikichi Toguchi Sensei, who was a student of Chojun Miyagi Sensei and Seiko Higa Sensei. Kuba Sensei epitomizes the understanding of Goju and his understand of its concepts and application is legendary but off and on the dojo floor. He run a full time acupuncturist practice in Okinawa and is head of the Acupuncture Association in Japan.

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International Goju-ryu Karate-do Sakura-kai

  • Chief instructor:

Shihan László Harsányi 6. Dan

  • Represent of Okinawa Goju-Ryu Karate-Do Kempou-Kai Europa

Sensei Laszlo Harsanyi was born on 4 June, 1963. From 1982 to 1987 he studied at Kossuth Lajos Military College. Having got his mechanical engineer degree he served as a professional military officer. During this period, he learned the North Korean military close combat, the Kyoksul techniques from Korean instructors. From 1997 to 1999 he studied at Godollo University of Agricultural Sciences Teacher Training Institute and graduated as a Mechanical Engineering teacher. In 2011 he got a degree in safety engineering at Zrinyi Miklos National Defence University.

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