Yoshimasa Kakazu Sensei Hanshi 10th Dan
Kyudokan Kenshikai Sohonbu

Kakazu Sensei was born in Naha. The Kenshikai headquarters dojo is located in Uema, Naha City and the dojo will celebrate its 40th anniversary this year. In addition to the dojo in Uema, there are 12 dojos with one Shuri, Okinawa, and the rest are located overseas, mainly in Shanghai, China. Kakazu Sensei is a master 10th Dan of Okinawan Shorin-ryu, but he started Karate with a black belt from Okinawa Kempo Shigeru Nakamura Sensei, and at the age of 19 he studied Goju-ryu from Jundokan’s Eiichi Miyazato Sensei. He learned Shorin-ryu from Hiroshi Gushiken Sensei and Yuchoku Higa Sensei of Kyudokan. Kakazu Sensei has acquired skills from many experts who represent Okinawan Karate. Also, when he was young, he participated in many full contact Karate competitions. Currently, he has the skills of Ryukyu Kobudo.

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Dojo info

Dojo Name Kenshikai
Style Shorin-ryu
Area Uema, Naha

・Learn kihon, kata and applied movements of Shorin-ryu.
・Kakazu Sensei had also learned the techniques of Goju-ryu, and so you can study both Shorin-ryu and Goju-ryu.
・At the Kenshikai dojo, there is a system where beginner and advanced learners can practice repeatedly.
・You can also learn the kihon (the basics) ancient Ryukyu martial arts.

Master info
Name Yoshimasa Kakazu
Grade Shorin-ryu 10th dan
Position President of Kenshikai
Vice Chairman of Okinawa Karate and Kobudo federation

Kakazu Sensei was born in Naha. The Kenshikai headquarters dojo is located in Uema, Naha City and the dojo will celebrate its 40th anniversary this year. In addition to the dojo in Uema, there are 12 dojos with one Shuri, Okinawa, and the rest are located overseas, mainly in Shanghai, China. Kakazu Sensei is a master 10th Dan of Okinawan Shorin-ryu, but he started Karate with a black belt from Okinawa Kempo Shigeru Nakamura Sensei, and at the age of 19 he studied Goju-ryu from Jundokan’s Eiichi Miyazato Sensei. He learned Shorin-ryu from Hiroshi Gushiken Sensei and Yuchoku Higa Sensei of Kyudokan. Kakazu Sensei has acquired skills from many experts who represent Okinawan Karate. Also, when he was young, he participated in many full contact Karate competitions. Currently, he has the skills of Ryukyu Kobudo.

Lesson info

Program ・Morning Class
・Private Class
・Kobudo Class
・Group Class 
Technological system Okinawa Karate Shorin-Ryu  Kihon, Kata, Yakusoku kumite Ryukyu Kobudo Kihon,Kata
Lesson time ・10:00-12:00(Monday to Saturday)
・19:00-21:00(Monday, Wednesday, Friday)
Fee (not incuding TAX) Group lesson   6,000JP
Private lesson20,000JPY
Rule ・Black belt or your own belt if available
・Respect the Grand Master and other students (if any).
Requirement ・Your own drink
・Towel
Photo & video Photo
Video X
*Prohibited during training
*Sensei’s permission required
Certificate Ageshio version:○
*1 time traning ok
Dojo Original:○
*You need to practice more than 2 times at the Kenshikai