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UPCOMING EVENTS

March

African Warriors Of Light Black Tie Event 

June/July

31 June - 8 July Japan Cultural Exchange and Grading 

August

8 - 11 August National Tournament in Free State

September 

21 - 29 September Japan Cultural Exchange & Grading

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JAPAN JUNE/JULY 2024

 Due to the longstanding relationship between the Hombu Dojo, Japan and South Africa Goju Kai and the many groups of students visiting Japan, Saiko Shihan and his staff have graciously agreed to host karateka and parents from Western Province. The parents will participate in all activities except attending the training and grading. 

  • The grading will be headed by Saiko Shihan Yamaguchi, Peter Brandon Hanshi and Masatoshi Yamaguchi Shihan.

 

The following outings are planned whilst in Japan: 

  • Tour to the beautiful countryside of Kamakura to see the great Buddha and ancient temples 

  • Training with Saiko Shihan at the Headquarters 

  • A cultural exchange/training seminar with Japanese children 

  • Shinjuku and Harajuku by night 

  • Sightseeing at the Meiji gardens 

  • Visit to Disneyland 

Japan 2024
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NATIONAL TOURNAMENT 2024

The 44th National Tournament will be held in Free State from 8 - 11 August 2024. Participants, families, and friends from across the country will come down in the spirit of Goju Kai Karate.  

The competition will include the following events:

  • Kumite 

  • Kata 

  • Bunkai 

  • Jiyu Kumite 

  • Team Kumite 

  • Unison (Team kata)

Nationals 2024
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