Goju-Ryu Karate

Okinawan Goju-Ryu Karate emphasizes a wide range of karate techniques appropriate to all levels of training. The traditional framework within which training is placed provides an environment that cultivates personal strengths.

Goju literally translated means hard/soft. “Go” means physical hardness and strength of character. “Ju” is the gentleness which flows from it. “Ryu” means style.


Beginning Goju Ryu


Some clubs allow you to participate in a session before you join to help you decide if you want to continue with karate. To find a club near you, check our Dojo List. Some dojos have different priorities to others, so the best thing you can do is go along and try it out to see if you like it. In any case, here is some information you may find helpful while you are starting: