African Warriors Of Light Black Tie Event
31 June - 8 July Japan Cultural Exchange and Grading
8 - 11 August National Tournament in Free State
21 - 29 September Japan Cultural Exchange & Grading
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
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:
Unison (Team kata)