Masters

PortraitMasterNotes
choki-motobu-headshotChoki Motobu
1871 - 1944
Known as The Monkey King
Most notable by his victory against a Russian Boxer
Direct Student of both Itosu and Higaonna
kosei-kokuba-headshotKosei Kokuba
1901 – October 17, 1959
Founder of Motobu-Ha Shito-Ryu Karate-Do
tommy-morita-headshotTommy Morita
1919 - 2000
aihara-headshotKiyoshi Aihara
1932 – Unknown
Known as Popeye
Direct student of Gichin Funakoshi and Egami
izumikawa-headshotKanki Izumikawa
April 16, 1908 – November 1, 1967
Master of Goju-Ryu Karate Do
Koga-Ryu Kobudo
Katsu-Ryu Kempo
shogo-kuniba-headshotShogo Kuniba
February 5, 1935 – July 14, 1992
Hereditary Leader "Soke" of Motobu-Ha Shito-Ryu Karate-Do
Founder of Goshin-Do
soke-ruiz-headshotSoke Joseph Ruiz
l943 - Current
Founder of Kotosu-Ha Shito-Ryu Karate-Do