The 1st Seminar of Taira Masaji Sensei is coming soon !

Registration deadline : April, 15th, 2012



Seminar in Italy : Nirina gets his 5th Dan

Good morning everyone !

As you know, Nirina and Vero went to Italy this last week-end to attend a seminary held by our now karate style’s possessor, Sensei Masaji Taira, within his Europe tour. And to say the least, french ones know how to stand up ! Indeed, Nirina was given the presitigious 5th DAN rank under Taira’s warm greetings. He has shown great support and said being very satisfied of the level displayed. He can’t wait getting, next May, for the seminar in Paris. We all congrat Nirina for the well done work.

It is the mind full of new moves and technics that Nirina and Vero landed in Paris this monday, very excited to share all this with the students. That’s been said, we’ll see you at training next saturday, April 7th, at the usual dojo to shaire and celebrate as it should be all those good news.


(Here is the videos of the event in galery)


Note from the president

           Note from the President
Welcome on the website of our all new association dedicated to the teaching of karate and located in Vanves (France). As the President of the Gojuryu Karate Do French Institute (IGKDF), I thank you first of all for taking a few minutes of your time to discover a passion common to all our members and which, I hope, after your browsing through these pages, will be brought to become yours. Before being a sport, Karate is a martial art that we teach the values to our pupils for a practice in everyday life. Joining IGKDF is joining a club but also a big family; children and grown-ups can find their respective interests, whether it is for a playful, competitive or more traditional practice. Our teachers are trained to allow you an improvement adapted to your objectives. You can find in the various pages of the site additional information on these last ones as well as on the life of the club generally. I sincerely hope to find you very soon on our tatamis, and count you among our members.
IGKDF’s President.