Karate Sensei - Leading the dojo

Territorial Possessiveness in the Dōjō

Territorial Possessiveness in the Dōjō All Gojuryu Network (www.gojuryu.network) & SKSV (Gojuryu.net) cross-post By Johnpaul Williams - Feb 13, 2024 Introduction "At our club in the 1990s, I wasn't the 'King of the Dōjō'—that was a tacit moniker reserved for our Shihan (Sensei). I was the Big Man on Campus (BMOC)

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Johnpaul Williams receives his Seiwakai Gojuryu Karatedo Kyoshi (advanced teachers license).

2024 New Year Wishes

2024 New Year Wishes All Gojuryu Network (www.gojuryu.network) & SKSV (Gojuryu.net) cross-post By Johnpaul Williams – January 3, 2024 Dear Members, Families, and Friends of Seiwakai Karate Silicon Valley, [caption id="attachment_1689" align="alignright" width="300"] Vassie Naidoo Shihan (LA) Alexandra Alan (MP) Takahashi Satoru (JP), Johnpaul Williams (MP), Shiho Azuma Williams (MP) and Sanjit Mandal (TV). USA

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Karate certificates for Seiwakai Gojuryu Karatedo in Silicon Valley

Seiwakai Karate Silicon Valley Q4 2024 message

Cross posted via email (club specific links included) Welcome and welcome back [caption id="attachment_1557" align="alignright" width="211"] Silicon Valley Gōjūkan dba SEIWAKAI KARATE SILICON VALLEY per JKF Gōjūkai registration[/caption] By Johnpaul Williams – September 12, 2023 To our new members, a warm welcome to our group. We typically send out informational messages to

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Senshu Koen Park located in Akita City, Japan, built at Kubota-jo Castle, former castle of the Satake clan, the feudal lords of Akita

The Japan training expedition – it’s not a vacation

Preparing for Your Summer Budo Gasshuku in Japan: A Guide for Participants All Gojuryu Network (www.gojuryu.network) & SKSV (Gojuryu.net) cross-post By Johnpaul Williams – August 31, 2023 Many Sensei and instructors have undoubtedly prepared their students for summer budo (Karatedō, judo, kendo, etc.) Gasshuku, but sometimes, written instructions can be invaluable. Some portions of

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Gojuryu.net Do-gi comparison chart

Big Karate Kata do-gi review

Do-gi Review for 10 Kata Model Dogi from 8 Brands All Gojuryu Network (www.gojuryu.network) & SKSV (Gojuryu.net) cross-post By Johnpaul Williams – August 29, 2023 Before my trip to Japan in August 2023, I decided to undertake the task of reviewing 10 Kata model dogi from 8 different brands. As someone who stands at 6'3"

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JKF Gojukai Newsletter December 2022

While the Gojuryu.network (www.gojuryu.network) page is being reconstructed, we occasionally re-syndicate media such as the JKF Gojukai Newsletter December 2022 which is distributed twice a year. Below is December 2022. Enjoy! Best wishes, Johnpaul Williams

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2022 New Years greeting, wish and prayer.

Greetings to our family and friends around the world. [caption id="attachment_1802" align="alignright" width="300"] 2021 Seiwakai Gojuryu Karatedo training via Zoom[/caption] January 1 marked our New Year of 2021 and February 12 marks our Lunar New Year of the Bull (牛 Ox). This means we enter a period of hard work

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JKF Gojukai USA and Seiwakai USA questionnaires

In an effort to further organize equitable efforts for Seiwakai USA members in addition to all member dojo of the JKF Gojukai in the USA we have organized two questionnaires hosted in Google Drive for both current and potential or future members. The questionnaire for Seiwakai USA members can be

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