• members account sign-in link
  • Link to Goju Ryu kata video library: Effective Traditional Karate
  • Sensei Lisa Burt
  • Sensei Jane Read
  • Sensei Simon Bushby
  • Sensei Bournemouth EGKA Summer Black Belt Grading
  • Sensei Peter Galer
  • Sensei Feridun Shakir - Kent
  • Sensei Damian Gosling
  • Sensei Felix Nelson and Sensei Roy Flatt
  • Sensei Jason Rogers
  • Sensei John Birch
  • Concentrating on basic punching increases stamina and power, a prelude to the quicker and more effective techniques used in sparring
  • Sensei Michelle Noble
  • Sensei Roy Flatt
  • Goju-Ryu block and counter mawashi geri
  • Sensei Steve Gouldson
  • Sensei Neville Kinghorn
  • Sensei Ffil Norman

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1.1 This website is operated and owned by the English Goju-Ryu Karate-Do Asociation (henceforth referred to as the 'EGKA' in the remainder of this document).

1.2 Correspondence concerning the content of this website should be sent to: The EGKA, 44 Willow Way, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 1LA.

1.3 Telephone enquiries concerning the content of this website can be made to telephone number +44(0)1202 474545.

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2.4 Any new features added to the site in the future, shall be subject to the same terms and conditions, unless otherwise stated.

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5.1 No one should attempt any of the martial art techiques shown or described on this EGKA website, unless they are fully supervised by a suitably qualified martial arts instructor - even then great care and control must be exercised at all times. The techniques shown and described on this website will result in severe injury if misused or missapplied. Any person who uses the techniques shown or described on this website must take full and sole responsibility for the consequences of their actions.

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