IKGA Developmental Timeline
UNDER CONSTRUCTION & DEVELOPMENT
|1909 - January 21||
The founder, Gogen Yamaguchi was born in Kagoshima Pref.
Gogen Yamaguchi entered Ritsumeikan University, majoring law studies.
He organized Karate studies club.
|1942 - September 28||
The present president Goshi Yamaguchi was born in Shinkyo, Manchuria.
Gogen Yamaguchi opened Dojo in Nihonzutsumi, Asakusa, Taito ward.
By Gogen Yamaguchi's proposal, All Japan Karate-do Goju-kai was united.
Asakusa Senzoku dojo was opened.
Gosen Yamaguchi went to the states to enter a university. He opened a dojo in San Francisco In 1964 Gosei, the first child and in 1965 Goshi, the third child went to the states.
International Karate-do Goju-Kai Association was formed and united.
The Suginami Goju-kan head dojo was opened.
The Chojun Miyagi Sensei's 20th memorial, visiting his grave in Okinawa.
The Goju-ryu founder, Chojun Miyagi Sensei's 30th Kensho Memorial International Friendly Match was held.
|1989 - May,20||
Gogen Yamaguchi passed away of acute cardiac arrest.
|1989 - September 26||
All Japan Karate-do Goju-kai Association funeral was held at Meiji Kaikan, in Minato ward.
Goshi Yamaguchi became the president of All Japan Karate-do Goju-kai Association and of International Karate-do Goju-Kai Association.
From November 21st through 23rd, Chojun Miyagi Sensei & Gogen Yamaguchi Kensho The 1st Karate-do Goju-kai world Tourbament was held at Chiba Port Arena.
The 1st Karate-do Goju-kai Asian Pacific Tournament was held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
The 2nd Karate-do Goju-kai Asian Pacific Tournament was held in Pune, India.
The 2nd Karate-do Goju-kai World Tournament was held in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Chojun Miyagi Sensei's 45th memorial, visiting his grave in Okinawa.
|1999 - November 20-21||The 3rd Karate-do Goju-kai Asian Pacific Tournament was held in Perth, Australia|
|2001 - Nov. 30 - Dec 2||The 3rd Karate-do Goju-kai World Tournament was held in Perth, Australia|
|2005 - November 9-14||The 4th Karate-do Goju-kai World Tournament was held in Rotterdam, Netherlands.|
|2007 - November 17-19||The 4th Karate-do Goju-kai Asian Pacific Tournament was held in Hong Kong, China|
|September 20, 2009||100th Commemoration of the birth of Kaiso Gogen Yamaguchi, will take place in Tokyo, Japan|
|October 23-26, 2009||5th Karate-do Goju-kai World Tournament will be held in Cape Town South Africa|
More updated information to follow shortly