Cover Star: Teruo Chinen

Born in 1941, Teruo Chinen trained as a teenager under Goju-ryu founder, Chojun Miyagi. He later trained extensively under one of Miyagi’s main students, Ei’ichi Miyazato. Chinen first travelled to the United States in 1969, initially for what was meant to be a three-month visit. However, he ended up settling in the city of Spokane. Below are some of the magazine covers to feature the great Goju-ryu master.

 April 1985  1986  September 1995
January 1998     

Author: Patrick Donkor

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