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hojun Miyagi. (1888 1953) was an Okinawan martial artist who founded the Goju-Ryu school of karate. He was born in Naha, Okinawa, and was the adopted son of a wealthy businessman. Miyagi began his study in karate at the age of nine. He first learned martial arts from Ryu Ko Aragaki, who then introduced him to Naha-te Master Kanryo Higashionna when

“The stronger one becomes, the more that person should express their gentler side. This is the meaning of Goju.�

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Masters Hall of Fame Magazine issue 5  

Soke David Dye, Masters Hall of Fame Banquet 2011, Remembering Our Martial Legacy, Bushi Chojiun Miyagi, The Sport Karate Museum, Kickpics,...

Masters Hall of Fame Magazine issue 5  

Soke David Dye, Masters Hall of Fame Banquet 2011, Remembering Our Martial Legacy, Bushi Chojiun Miyagi, The Sport Karate Museum, Kickpics,...

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