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  WELCOME to the Takahashi-ha no Ryūkyū - Shuri-te Karate-do Website.

The Takahashi-ha no Ryūkyū - Shuri-te Karate-do Oceania Kokusai Renmei Hombu Dojo is dedicated; in preserving the traditional lineage, and Okinawan cultural teachings of OSensei Takahashi, and the Chibana Ha from the land of Karate; "Okinawa" .

Keeping entrust the Ryukyukan (Okinawan) cultural heritage for the next generation of traditional deshi- students. If you are genuine about learning a traditional Okinawan Martial Art, we then invite you to join our traditional legacy.

"Our family art is based on integrity, respect and honour, we believe that positive results are achieved through trust, mutual understanding and enthusiasm."


The Oceania Hombu dojo is beautifully located in the scenic township of Mount Beauty; The Mount Beauty School Of Traditional Martial Arts, which is situated in the Victorian Alpine Region of Australia.

Indeed the traditional budo teachings and philosophies shared; are a gift from our traditional Ryukyukan ancestry.

Our traditional martial art was established and introduced into Australia by; Garry O'Connor Hanshi in 1980, after he received authorisation from his teachers; OSensei Takahashi Kentsu - Soke; of the Takahashi-ha no Ryūkyū - Shuri-te Karate-do Kokusai Renmei - Japan, and OSensei Suzuki Masafumi; of the original Seibukan in Japan.

Please note:

Our website here can only go so far. So, please feel welcome to visit our traditional karate school - (Dojo) and observe some of the Okinawan Karate Do classes which are available. Or better still, make an appointment to participate in "Four Introductory Lesson Free." Just give us a call on the "information number" listed below.



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Garry O'Connor Hanshi - Judan -10th Dan

Born in 1952.

The principal sensei for the Honbu Dojo, and head examiner for Oceania, he has trained in traditional budo continuously for the past 52 years, giving 40 years to teaching others. He has been acknowledge as the senior deshi (student) of; O'Sensei Takahashi Soke - 10th Dan (1900 -1994) Japan, and Ichirou Ito - Shihan Hachidan - 8th Dan (1947 - 2006 ) Japan.

Traditional Yudansha Registrations and Menkyo Kaiden attained:

Judan-Ryukyu- Shuri Te.

Yondan - Nihonjin, Ryukyu Kobudo, Tuite Jitsu.

Nidan Kawashi Jiu Jitsu - Japan N.S.J.J.K.F

Korea - D.M.Y.F . New Zealand - SPJJS. Holland - N.J.J.B

"Welcome back to Honbu Dojo Classes."

"New Class Enrolments Are Now Open for our traditional Shuri-te Classes."

Training Tuesday and Thursday evenings:

7.00pm to 8.00pm *Junior - Students* 10 years and above.

7.00pm to 9.00pm Adult - Students 16 years and beyond.

Dojo Location:

"The Mount Beauty Community Centre."

Kiewa street Mount Beauty, Victorian Alpine Region Australia.

Please phone: 03 5756 2775

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