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Miyazato Eiichi - (1922-1999)

MiyazatoAfter the death of Chojun in 1953, many students continued to spread and develop Gojuryu across Japan and around the world. At a meeting of the committees general Gojuryu Okinawa in 1954, the last will of Chojun Miyagi was realized when Eiichi Miyazato Sensei was chosen as his successor. Birth: July 5, 1922 in Higashi-machi, Naha

1. Karate Training:
  • 1936 Beginning of the session by the hand of his father.
  • 1938 He became a student of Chojun Miyagi
  • 1946 Admission to the Ryukyu Police Department on the recommendation of Chojun Miyagi. Progressed as an instructor at the Police Training Academy as an assistant instructor (Sensei Miyagi)
  • 1953 Following the death of his master Sensei Miyagi was mandated training for Karate, Judo and trapping techniques in the gym, building up to the job of instructor at the dojo of Miyagi Sensei.
  • 1957 The Jundokan was established as Karate Dojo in Asato, Naha.
  • 1970 Reconstruction and expansion of contiguous property in Dojo (location)
  • 1972 Taken from the Ryukyu Police Department.
2. Major Graduations:
Karate
  • September 8, 1979: Hanshi, All Japan Karate-Do Federation
  • March 20, 1988: Hanshi, 10th Dan, Okinawa Goju Ryu Karate Do Kyokai
Judo
  • May 1, 1981: Nippon Kodokan 7th Dan
  • December 10, 1999: Nippon Kodokan 8th Dan
3. Positions
Gojuryu Okinawa Karate Kyokai
  • resident (1969 until death)
Okinawa Prefecture Karate Federation
  • Director (1981 -1990)
  • President (1991 until death)
Okinawa Prefecture Judo Federation
  • Director (1955 1962)
  • Vice President (1962 -1989)
  • Consultant (1989 death)
4. Countries in which taught:
  • USA, Canada, France, Spain, China, Korea, Taiwan, Portugal, other
4. Honours and titles:
  • 1984 May: Kodokan, official praise.
  • 1994 January: Nihon Budo Kyogikai Praise for distinguished service.
  • 1994 December: Okinawa Judo Federation, official praise.
  • 1995 January: Committee Athletic Okinawa, Letter of Commendation.
  • 1996 May: City of Naha, Letter of Recognition for services rendered.
  • 1998 October: Praise official of the Ministry of Education, Japan.
  • 1999 December: Award of Rank Ju seven
  • 1996 May: City of Naha, Letter of Recognition for services rendered.
  • 1998 October: Praise official of the Ministry of Education, Japan.
  • 1999 December: Award of Rank Ju seven.
History JundokanImages will come here
October 1953

After the sudden death of the founder of the style Gojuryu Chojun Sensei Myiagi, and according to their last wishes, in December 1953, Eichi Miyazato Sensei began teaching at the garden dojo of Miyagi Sensei (Tsuboya, Naha City).

December 8, 1955

Budo Festival conducted in the Theatre of Naha, in memory of the founder Chojun Miyagi Gojuryu

June 1956

Deployment Jundokan in its current location in Asato, Naha City.

8 October 1962

The bust was sculpted Sensei Miyagi was placed in the gymnasium of the police and a demonstration of Budo was conducted to honor the 10th anniversary of the death of Miyagi Sensei.

October 1969

The Okinawa Karate Do Kyokai Gojuryu was established, having as its headquarters the Dojo Jundokan.

1970

The Jundokan was expanded and rebuilt in concrete and steel in the adjacent land (present location).

March 20, 1988

Budo Festival held at the College of Oroku to celebrate the 35th anniversary of the founding of Jundokan.

July 25, 1993

Budo Festival held at Naha's public gym to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the founding of Jundokan.

December 11, 1999

Death of founder of Eichi Miyazato Sensei Jundokan.

July 29, 2002

Budo Memorial Festival in Budokan Hall of Okinawa to honor the third year of the death of Sensei Miyazato Eichi.

August 24, 2003

Budo Festival held at Naha's public gym to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the founding of Jundokan