2019.11 The 40th years anniversary of KENSHIKAI (拳志會) Dojo

The 40th-year Anniversary Event of the KENSHIKAI Dojo by Goju-ryu 10th Dan Master Tetsuhiro Hokama Sensei on November 6th-9th (4 days), 2019 in Okinawa. This anniversary event is produced by Ageshio Japan Co.,Ltd.

Features of this seminar

1. The main instructor is Tetsuhiro Hokama sensei who is one of the most famous Karate masters all over the world. On top of that, Hokama sensei has a karate demonstration video on YouTube which has been viewed more than 8 million times.

2. You can learn a lot of Goju-ryu techniques by Hokama sensei such as Pressure point, KATA and BUNKAI, Training and breathing method and so on.

3. Included in the four days are various programs such as two days of Goju-ryu Karate training, an Okinawan Karate History Tour guided by Hokama sensei, a Memorial ceremony, a social party celebrating the KENSHIKAI Dojo 40th anniversary, and so on.

Introduction of main instructor “Tetsuhiro Hokama sensei“

Tetsuhiro Hokama sensei is a 10th Dan Gojuryu Karatedo Hanshi, President of the Okinawa Gojuryu Kenshi Kai Karatedo Kobudo Association and founder of the first Karatedo museum in the World. Although not as well known all over the world compared to other Okinawan Gojuryu teachers, Hanshi Hokama is one of the most knowledgeable Gojuryu Karatedo masters. He has a deep understanding of the “Old Ways” of Karate.
Steven Segal came to Okinawa to visit Tetsuhiro Hokama
Tetsuhiro Hokama Goju-Ryu Techniques

Schedule (11/6〜11/9)

11/6 (Wed) 8:30- Reception opens
9:30-10:00 Opening ceremony
Participants entry, Opening greetings,
Ryukyu dance, Karate performance

10:00-12:00 1st Practice
①Preparation movement / Description of each movement
②Basic motion / Explanation of each motion
③Basic KATA & Bunkai

12:00-14:00 Lunch / Break
※13:00-14:00 Japanese calligraphy by Hokama Sensei by request

14:00-16:00 2nd Practice (2 hours)
②Practice method · Breathing method
Convention Center
Conference Building A
11/7 (Thu) 9:00- Reception opens

10:00-12:00 3rd Practice
①Preparatory movement / Basic movement
②Pressure point 1

12:00-14:00 Lunch / Break
※13:00-14:00 Japanese calligraphy by Hokama Sensei by request

14:00-16:00 4th Practice (2 hours)
①KATA & Bunkai
②Pressure point 2

16:00-17:00 Grading (Applicants only)
※Grading is only branch Dojo
※Require a certificate or copy of the current grade
Convention Center
Conference Building B
※Room may change
the day before
11/8 (Fri) 18:30-19:00 Reception
19:00-19:30 40th Anniversary Ceremony
①Speech by Tetsuhiro Hokama sensei
②Speech by representative of some countries
③Seminar Award

19:30-22:00 40th Anniversary Party
・Speech by Kenshikai branch Dojo
・Ryukyu dance
・Performance by special guest Uechi-ryu Yogi Kaikan
・Performance by Kenshikai head quarter member
・Performance by Kenshikai foreign branch member
・Closing remarks
Laguna Garden Hotel
Banquet Room
"Hagoromo no Ma"
11/9 (Sat) 9:00 Rendezvous (Makishi Park entrance - in Naha)

1. Funakoshi Gichin Monument
2. Okinogu Shrine Walk

Matsuyama Park
1. Higaonna Kanryo & Miyagi Chojun Monument
2. Kume Sanjurokusei

11:30-12:00 Kobudo Grandmaster Monument

12:15-13:15 Lunch

13:30-14:00 Shōrin-ryū Grandmaster Monument

14:30-15:30 Okinawa Prefecture Karate Museum (Nishihara Town)

16:00 End of History Tour (Makishi Park entrance - in Naha)
Makishi Park
(in Naha)

Price list (tax included)

*Children are the same price as adults. In addition, children's participation is required with parents.
4-day Participation
40,000 JPY
3-day Participation
30,000 JPY
2-day Participation
24,000 JPY
1-day Participation
12,000 JPY
Half-day Participation
6,000 JPY
Performance & Memorial Ceremony Participation
10,000 JPY

Details of seminar

Nov.6 (Wed) 〜 Nov.9 (Sat)
Karate training Okinawa Convention Center
Address : Ginowan City Mashiki 4-3-1, Okinawa prefecture
TEL : 098-898-3000
URL : http://www.oki-conven.jp

Ceremony and Social Drinking party Laguna Garden Hotel
Address : Ginowan City Mashiki 4-1-1, Okinawa prefecture
TEL : 098-897-2121 
URL : https://www.laguna-garden.jp
①Goju-ryu Karate training (for two day)
②Okinawan Karate history tour (including lunch)
③Memorial ceremony and Social drinking party of Kenshikai Dojo 40th anniversary
Not including
Accommodation, Transportation, Meal
(If there are any request, we can help you)
Grading is only for branch Dojo members, and require a certificate of copy of the current grade.

Option menu

If you have any request, please feel free to ask us anytime!

Booking accommodation
Dojo training
Shuri kannondo zazen1
Culture experience and sightseeing

Cancel policy

If you want to cancel your reservation, there will be a cancellation fee depending on the following cancel policy. Date back from the lesson day.
After application〜Before 15 days
25% cancellation fee
Before 8〜14 days
50% cancellation fee
Within 7 days
100% cancellation fee


・You need to respect Okinawa Karate Grand master.
・You have to BOW when you entrance DOJO and leaving DOJO.
・Do not bother other students.
・Please bring Karate uniform, towels and drink for lesson by yourself.
・Make sure you arrive 20 minutes prior to the start of lesson.
・Be sure to turn off the mobile phone during lesson.
・You are not allowed to take a picture or record without permission in lesson.

We wish you have a great time in this seminar!