World Vice Chief Instructor

Sensei Henrik Larsen

IOGKF DENMARK

Sensei Henrik Larsen began his Karate training in the early seventies. He tried various other styles before eventually finding Okinawan Goju-ryu which has become his lifelong passion. A dedicated student of Higaonna Sensei, he is the longest serving member of the IOGKF International Executive committee, a position he was appointed to because of the trust Higaonna Sensei holds in him. Sensei Larsen teaches out of his Dojo in Nykobing F, Denmark. Such is Sensei Henrik's expertise and knowledge of Karate, he was head coach of the Danish National team for many years and has one of the largest Karate Dojo's in the world. He regularly teaches International seminars around the world, including in Okinawa.

A MASTER OF KARATE

Sensei Henrik has formally been presented with the status of Shihan (Master) by Higaonna Sensei.

8th DEGREE BLACK BELT

Sensei Larsen was awarded this grade by Supreme Master, Sensei Morio Higaonna in Okinawa.

EXPERT INSTRUCTOR

Sensei Henrik Larsen is head of one of the biggest traditional Karate Dojo in the world. 

A LEADING WESTERN AUTHORITY ON THE ART