KIYOBUKAN

MEMBER DOJO

Okinawa, Japan
Kiyobukan Hombu Dojo
Itoman-shi, Okinawa, Japan

California
Nintai Ryokukan Karate
One Civic Center
San Marcos, CA
Maryland
Harriday's Karate and Fitness
Columbia, MD

Kennion's Okinawan Karate Studio
Baltimore, MD
Virginia
Brian Hobson's Tekkikan Karate
Kiyobukan North American Shibu Headquarters
Armistead Ave
Hampton, VA

Dojo of Three Rings
817 Main Street
Alta Vista, VA
Canada

Sping of Life Dojo
Fort Saskatuchwan, Alberta
Fudoshin Dojo
Vaughn, Ontario

Gyoshi Martial Arts
Toronoto, Ontario

Gyoshi Martial Arts II
Toronto, Ontario
Other links

NRK Karate is a proud member of the Okinawa Shorin-Ryu Kiyobukan Kyokai. The Shorin-ryu Kiyobukan was founded by Hanshi (Grandmaster – 10th Degree Black Belt) Seiei Nakaza to preserve the rich tradition that is Shorin-Ryu Karate.

HANSHI JUDAN (10TH DEGREE BLACK BELT) SEIEI NAKAZA

Hanshi Nakaza, widely hailed as one of the most senior Shorin-Ryu practitioners of his generation, believes that the practice of Karate should be pure and holistic impacting all aspects of the practitioners life.

KYOSHI BRIAN HOBSON, SO HONBU CHO

Globally he Kiyobukan is led by Kyoshi (Master – 8th degree black belt) Brian Hobson, So Honbu Cho (Heaquarters Director). Kyoshi Hobson is the first American to be named Headquarters Director of a Traditional Okinawa based Karate Association. With 30 years of training in Okinawa Shorin-ryu Karate. Kyoshi (7th degree black belt) Brian K. Hobson is one of the nations best martial artist. A 45 time state champion, 20 time U.S. National Champion, a 21 time All American, and 2 time Pan American Games Champion Brian Hobson is regarded as one of Americas karate competitors. He is one of few to have achieve successive gold medals for long weapons, short weapons open hand forms, and fighting. He is also one of the nations leading karate instructors. His Tekkikan Dojo has over 200 active students and is recognized by the Amateur Athletic Union as one of the top twenty karate schools in the country.

CURRICULUM

Gold - Kihon 1 – 3
Orange - Fukyu 1 & 2
10th Kyu Purple - Fukyu 3, Taikiyoku 1 & 2
9th Kyu Blue - Taikiyoku 3 – 5
8th Kyu Blue (1stripe) - Fukyu 4 & Naihanchi 1
7th Kyu Blue (2 stripes) - Naihanchi 2 & 3
6th Kyu Green - Pinan 1 – 3
5th Kyu Green (1stripe) - Pinan 4 & 5
4th Kyu Green (2 stripes) - Passai Sho
3rd Kyu Brown - Passai Dai
2nd Kyu Brown (1stripe) - Kusanku Sho
1st Kyu Brown (2 stripes) - Chinto
SHODAN - Kusanku Dai
NIDAN - Gojushiho