The best instructors from around the World

To make this Gasshuku truly International the Instructors teaching at this event are from all over the globe. With a combined experience of over 350 years in Karate you will receive instruction from Karate's finest Sensei. Representing Oceania, North & South America, Europe, the United Kingdom, India and of course Japan you will have access to the best of the best. The three most spoken languages in IOGKF are English, Spanish and Japanese, our World Gasshuku instructors can assist in accommodating all of these languages. Along with teaching us, these most trusted senior members will also act as the main judges of the world Kata tournament.

IOGKF Executive committee

Sensei Tetsuji Nakamura

IOGKF World Chief Instructor

7th Degree Black Belt

Chief Instructor of IOGKF Canada

Former World Champion

Sensei Ernie Molyneux

IOGKF World Vice Chief Instructor

8th Degree Black Belt

Chief Instructor of IOGKF England (EGKA)

Former World Champion

Sensei Henrik Larsen

IOGKF World Vice Chief Instructor

8th Degree Black Belt

Chief Instructor of IOGKF Denmark

Head of largest Karate Dojo in Europe

Some of the Most senior Instructors on earth

Sensei Kazuo Terauchi

9th Degree Black Belt

IOGKF Japan

Former multiple time All Japan Champion

Sensei Pervez Mistry

8th Degree Black Belt

IOGKF India Chief Instructor

Popular author of books on Goju Kata

Sensei Luis Nunes

8th Degree Black Belt

IOGKF Spain Chief Instructor

IOGKF International founding member

Sensei Roy Flatt

8th Degree Black Belt

IOGKF England (EGKA)

Received Shihan status from Higaonna Sensei


Sensei Joe Roses

7th Degree Black Belt

IOGKF Australia (AOGKF) Chief Instructor

2nd Dan Jujitsu, 1st Dan Kyokukshinkai

Sensei Linda Marchant

7th Degree Black Belt

IOGKF England (EGKA)

Most senior female member of IOGKF

Sensei Torben Svendsen

7th Degree Black Belt

IOGKF Denmark

Former assistant at IOGKF World HQ

Sensei Gene Villa

7th Degree Black Belt

IOGKF USA Chief Instructor

Practitioner of Iaijutsu

Sensei Gustavo Tata

6th Degree Black Belt

IOGKF Argentina Chief Instructor

IOGKF South American head co-ordinator