CFA Magazine Seminars

May 2018

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Tenchi Goju Ryu Dojo/Martial Arts Center

3975 Ruby Drive Varnell GA 30756



May 2018 seminar details will be posted here as the information becomes available.

To be announced.



Our events are designed to make world class instruction available to all karate exponents in North America seeking a higher level of knowledge. All classes are taught by highly respected, experienced, and technically superb instructors whose teaching is truly inspirational. We include Q&A sessions at designated times so that our members can discuss their training and the technical aspects of karate freely with their instructors.

These seminars are sanctioned by the
Karate Do Kenkyukai Public Educational Foundation,
[Not-for-Profit IRS 501(c)(3)] and each segment earns
10 units towards Level A Certification. (
They are open to all styles, all associations, and all levels of ability and experience. You are now able to train with the best in the world, in an atmosphere of cooperation, comradeship, and mutual benefit!

Tenchi Goju Ryu Dojo/Martial Arts Center is a state-of-the-art, purpose build, 11,000 sq.ft. facility made up of two large dojo, a smaller dojo for private tuition, study areas, lounges, changing rooms and reception.

The high ceiling and wooden floor of the Higaonna dojo make it particularly suitable for Kobudo training, while the Miyagi dojo’s matted floor lends itself to studying the applications of kata that involved, throwing, take-downs, joint locks, etc.

The facility is new, professionally run, and immaculately clean and there is ample parking in the dojo’s own lot. Modeled on the Okinawan Prefectural Budokan in Onoyama Koen, Naha City, Okinawa, it has every amenity that the serious martial artist could need or want.



To be announced.

To be announced.



2017 Seminar Instructors

Zenpo Shimabukuro 10th, Dan Hanshi (Shorin Ryu-Seibukan)

Shimabukuro Sensei trained from an early age with his father, Zenryo, who was a direct student of the legendary karate master, Chotoku Kyan (Chan Mi Gwa). His karate exhibits the entire range of the Shorin Ryu system.


Yoshio Kuba 10th Dan,
Hanshi (Goju Ryu)

Kuba Sensei is the best known student of Seikichi Toguchi Sensei, a protegee of both Seko Kina and Chojun Miyagi. He is famous for his knowledge of kata applications (bunkai).


Seisho Itokazu 9th Dan Uechi Ryu, 8th Dan Matayoshi Kobudo

Itokazu Sensei is the son of Seiki Itokazu who in 1997 was recognized by the Okinawan Prefectural Government as an Intangible Cultural Asset of Karate. Seisho Itokazu Sensei was also until recently the technical director of Matayoshi Kobudo following a lifetime of study with the founder, Shinpo Matayoshi.



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