Whole Body Education
A Dynamic Approach to Fitness
Karate training develops character and emphasizes cooperation, precise technical expression, and in-depth study of classical Goju Ryu katas for self-defense and personal growth.
“The ultimate aim of karate lies not in victory or defeat,
but in the perfection of one’s character”
Goju Ryu translated is “the firm and gentle way”. Karate is two words “kara” meaning empty and “te” meaning hand. Goju Ryu, the original karate of Okinawa, was named and codified by Master Chojun Miyagi (1888-1953), established at the Jundokan school in
Jundokan translated means “following the Way”. Sensei Miyazato pays tribute to his teacher, Sensei Miyagi, by naming the new dojo in this way after his teacher’s death in 1953.
Sensei Teruo Chinen of
Sensei Chinen, a 8th degree black belt, started karate as a small boy on the
After training in Goju Ryu karate for over 50 years, Sensei Teruo Chinen has earned the right to be called Master yet wishes simply to be called Sensei, which is Japanese for teacher. He passes his passion for training onto students young and old with “hands on” dedication.
Sensei Michael David began training in karate in 1978, is a 4th degree black belt instructor of Goju Ryu karate and a 2nd degree in Isshinryu Karate. He started his training with Sensei Chinen in 1987 and opened the
Goju Ryu Karate
Classes are held Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
Junior Students - 8 to 13 yrs old 5:15 to 6:15pm
Senior Students - teens and above 6:15 to 7:45pm