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Dojo News

Kagami Biraki 2015

Kagami Biraki -- the traditional New Year's workout at dojos throughout the world -- will be held on Sunday, January 11th, 2015…

Happy New Year - 2015 Dojo Event Calendar Released

Happy New Year! Sensei and the entire Goju Karate dojo community wishes all of our students, staff, family-members, and friends…

October Rank Testing

Rank Testing for adults and kids occurs this month, on Saturday October 25th. Rank Testing for all adults and all kids' age…

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Vote for Goju Karate's Mission Mainstreet Grant

Posted by   Goju Karate on   Sep 18, 2014

Help Support Goju Karate's Special Needs Programs

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Rank Testing August 2014: Results + Photos

Posted by   Goju Karate on   Sep 1, 2014

Promotion Results, Photos, and More -- Rank Testing August 2014

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Olympic Day: Recap + Photos

Posted by   Goju Karate on   Jun 23, 2014

Goju Karate was honored to host the Olympic Day celebration for Northern California in 2014.

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Goju Karate Anniversary Tournament


Hit the Hidden Target

Iru Fumei Teki [Pronounced “ee-roo foo-may tek-ee”] Iru Fumei Teki means to “hit the hidden target” — a perspective that urges…

Be a Master Artisan

Shokunin [Pronounced “show-koo-nin”] Shokunin is a “master artisan” — a person who wholly and completely devotes their mind…

Just Sitting

Shikantaza [Pronounced “she-khan-tah-zah”] Shikantaza means “just sitting” — and describes both a type of meditation, and the…

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