Here are a number of links to site our students may find useful.
Kata. There are some great videos at this link. Each kata is performed by Sensei Gene Villa, who is Chief Instructor of USA IOGKF (Family Karate Center, Spokane): https://www.spokanekarate.com/kata/
The IOGKF-USA page is loaded with facts and historical information about the IOGKF (The International Okinawan Goju-Ryu Karate-do Federation) as well as Okinawan Goju-Ryu.
The International Okinawan Goju-Ryu Karate-Do Federation official (international) Web Site (iogkf.com).
Gear & Equipment:
Kumite MMA Fight Gear & Apparel. Top quality MMA equipment and fight gear.
Asian Word of Martial Arts: We are a retail outlet for any of the equipment and gear carried by AWMA, if you see something you like (or simply MUST have) let us know and we can get it for you (generally at a substantial discount from the listed prices.)
Century Martial Arts: Just like AWMA above, we are a retail outlet for any of the equipment and gear carried by Century, if you see something you like let us know and we can get it for you (generally at a substantial discount from the listed prices.)
Northwest IOGKF Dojos:
- Spokane Family Karate Center (Spokane, Washington) Sensei Gene Villa
- Valley Karate & Jiu-Jitsu (Lewiston, Idaho) Sensei Steven Smith.
- West Plains Goju-Ryu Karate (Cheney, Washington) Sensei Mark Taylor
- Goju-Ryu Karate of Selah (Selah, Washington) Sensei Andy Franz
- The Karate Center (Belleview, Washington) Sensei Brent Hartwig
- Seikeikan Uptown Karate (Vancouver, Washington) Sensei Dennis Pfendler