I would like to Officially announce the following
- Saiko Shihan Goshi Yamaguchi President of IKGA promoted
Clayton Thom and Hans Haasbroek Jnr. to the title of Shihan Renshi with immediate effect
- Francious Du Plessis passed to Rokudan (6th Dan)
- Heren Mannie passed to Yondan (4th Dan)
- Andre van Dyk passed to Sandan (3rd Dan)
We had a very successful week in Japan training very hard every day 6 hours.
A small group of 14 instructors from South Africa and Namibia accompanied me on this life changing experience, I would like to congratulate them all, they have made Africa proud.
President, All-Africa Karate-do Goju Kai
Group after training at Masatoshi Shihan’s dojo.
Front: Leonard Martin Shihan, Craig Kansley Shihan, Peter Brandon Hanshi, Saiko Shihan Goshi Yamaguchi, Frank Brandon Shihan, Francois du Plessis Shihan
Back: Andre van Dyk Shidoin (newly appointed), Franco Botha Shidoin, Heren Mannie Jokyo (newly appointed), Siegmund Thetard Jokyo, Clayton Thom Shihan (newly appointed), Sean Ahmed Jokyo, Herschel Maasdorp Jokyo, Rob Dekenah Jokyo, Dean Theisinger Jokyo