Profiles By Style

Goju-ryu

Kyokushin

Ryuei-ryu

Shito-ryu

Shotokan

Wado-ryu


Goju-ryu

Meaning “hard-soft style“, this is an Okinawan style of Karate created by Chojun Miyagi.

Higa, Seiko Higaonna, Morio Izumikawa, Kanki Kisaki, Tomoharu
Merriman, Chuck Miyagi, Yasuhichi Miyazato, Eiichi Morris, Steve
Okamura-Hamasaki, Suzuko Rowen, Chris Seigo, Tada Singh, Gurmit
So, Meichu Toguchi, Seikichi Toru, Iwai Uchiage, Kenzo
Ujita, Shozo Wakai, Atsuko Yagi, Meitoku Yamaguchi, Gogen
Yamaguchi, Gosei Yamaguchi, Goshi    

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Kyokusin

Meaning “the ultimate truth“, this is a Japanese style of Karate created by Mas Oyama.

Arneil, Steve Ashihara, Hideyuki Bluming, Jon Collins, Howard
Fitkin, Brian Hovhannisyan, Artur Hug, Andy Kazumi, Hajime
Kurosawa, Hiroki Masuda, Akira Matsui, Shokei Midori, Kenji
Nakamura, Tadashi Ninomiya, Joko Royama, Hatsuo Thompson, Michael
Yamaki, Kenji      

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Ryuei-ryu

Originally the Karate style of the Nakaima family, this is an Okinawan style of Karate.

Nakaima, Kenko Sakumoto, Tsuguo    

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Shito-ryu

A style of Karate created by Kenwa Mabuni, this style is practised in both Okinawa and Japan.

Au-Fonseca, Elisa Coulter, David Demura, Fumio Diaz, Antonio
Hayashi, Teruo Inoue, Yoshimi Knighton, Stan Mabuni, Kanei
Mabuni, Kenwa McKay, Pat Morris, Tommy Nakayama, Mie
Okamura-Hamasaki, Suzuko Sakagami, Ryusho Sakagami, Sadaaki Sawayama, Masaru
Tani, Chojiro Tomoyori, Takamasa Usami, Rika Watanabe, Masaru

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Shotokan

This is a style of Karate founded by Gichin Funakoshi and later extended by his son Yoshitaka.

Abe, Keigo Adkins, Caylor Alcheik, Jim Asai, Tetsuhiko
Bell, Vernon Best, George Bindra (Laville), Pauline Brennan, Frank
Carroll, Thomas ‘LaPuppet’ Cattle, Steve Cope, Frank Dorfman, Malcolm
Egami, Shigeru Enoeda, Keinosuke Field, James Funakoshi, Kenneth
Hall, Elwyn Harada, Mitsusuke Hazard, Dave Higgins, Billy
Kagawa, Masao Kanazawa, Hirokazu Kase, Taiji Kato, Sadashige
Mack, Charles Mikami, Takayuki Milon, Michael Mimura, Yuki
Miyazaki, Satoshi Mochizuki, Hiroo Mochizuki, Minoru Murakami, Tetsuji
Nagai, Akio Nakayama, Masatoshi Nishiyama, Hidetaka Nowak, Frank
Obata, Isao Ochi, Hideo Okamoto, Hideki Okazaki, Teruyuki
O’Neill, Terry Osaka, Yoshiharu Ohshima, Tsutomu Otis, Edmond
Ozawa, Osamu Plee, Henri Pinna, Christophe Poynton, Bob
Rhodes, Bob Rielly, Robin Robinson, Norman Schmidt, Stan
Sherry, Andy Shirai, Hiroshi Tamang, Pemba Tanaka, Masahiko
Trimble, Aidan Valdesi, Luca Valera, Dominique Whitcher, Eddie
Yahara, Mikio      

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Wado-ryu

This is a Japanese style of Karate founded by Hironori Ohtsuka.

Abe, Hidetaka Adam, Hamish Ajari, Yoshiaki Arakawa, Toru
Bo, Hideo Charles, Vic Codrington, Eugene Donovan, David ‘Ticky’
Eriguchi, Ehichi Etienne, Mervyn Horiguchi, Kenichi James, Doug
Kono, Teruo Nash, Bob Ohtsuka, Hironori Ohtsuka, Jiro
Sakagami, Kuniaki Shiomitsu, Masafumi Seaton, Walter Spanton, Peter
Sugasawa, Fumio Suzuki, Tatsuo Takamizawa, Toru Takagi, Hideho
Tanabe, Shigetoshi Thompson, Chris Thompson, Geoff  

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