Goju Ryu Grading Syllabus: Purple Belt (4th Kyu)

Goju Ryu Grading Syllabus: Purple Belt (4th Kyu)

This post provides a summary of the Goju Ryu grading syllabus for the 4th kyu (purple belt) based on the grading syllabus of the International Okinawan Goju-Ryu Karate-Do Federation (IOGKF), a few other Goju Ryu schools, and my personal experience. As every Goju Ryu...
Goju Ryu Grading Syllabus: Brown Belt (3rd Kyu)

Goju Ryu Grading Syllabus: Brown Belt (3rd Kyu)

This post provides a summary of the Goju Ryu grading syllabus for the 3rd kyu (brown belt) based on the grading syllabus of the International Okinawan Goju-Ryu Karate-Do Federation (IOGKF), a few other Goju Ryu schools, and my personal experience. As every Goju Ryu...
Goju Ryu Grading Syllabus: Brown Belt (2nd Kyu)

Goju Ryu Grading Syllabus: Brown Belt (2nd Kyu)

This post provides a summary of the Goju Ryu grading syllabus for the 2nd kyu (brown belt) based on the grading syllabus of the International Okinawan Goju-Ryu Karate-Do Federation (IOGKF), a few other Goju Ryu schools, and my personal experience. As every Goju Ryu...
Goju Ryu Grading Syllabus: Brown Belt (1st Kyu)

Goju Ryu Grading Syllabus: Brown Belt (1st Kyu)

This post provides a summary of the Goju Ryu grading syllabus for the 1st kyu level based on the grading syllabus of the International Okinawan Goju-Ryu Karate-Do Federation (IOGKF), a few other Goju Ryu schools, and my personal experience. As every Goju Ryu...
Goju Ryu Grading Syllabus: Black Belt (Shodan)

Goju Ryu Grading Syllabus: Black Belt (Shodan)

If your goal is to earn a black belt one day, congratulations, you are finally here. This will be the most challenging grading and probably the most physically demanding event that you ever participate in your life. By now, your basic techniques should be in very good...