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)

Date Details  Location
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 A1
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
Okinawa 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
・Cheers ・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)

10:00-10:30 Okinogu
1. Funakoshi Gichin Monument
2. Okinogu Shrine Walk

10:45-11:15 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 entrance
(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

Date Nov.6 (Wed) 〜 Nov.9 (Sat)
Venue 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
Including 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)
Notes 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!

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

Booking accommodation

Dojo training

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.

 Estimate  Free
After application〜15 days before the activity day   25% cancellation fee
8〜14 days before   50% cancellation fee
 Within 7 days  100% cancellation fee


・You need to respect Okinawan Karate Grand master.
・You have to bow when entering and leaving the dojo.
・Do not bother other students.
・Please bring your own Karate uniform, towel, and drink(s).
・Make sure you arrive at least 20 minutes prior to the start of lesson.
・Be sure to turn off your mobile phone during the lesson.
・You are not allowed to take pictures nor record without the permission of the sensei.

We hope you have a great time in this workshop.