The health and safety of all of our students, their families and our community is of paramount importance. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all C.N.G.K. events have been postponed. During this time, the Senseis have provided alterntive options for training from home. Please contact your Sensei for more information.
We strongly encourage you to continue to train. The positive holistic qualities of Goju Ryu Karate-Do are so beneficial for the mind, body and spirit of all students. This can be a wonderful opportunity to explore aspects of your training with a new perspective. Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions. We wish you all the best and good health!
A Book of Five Rings
Thoughts by: Dan Preston, Nidan, Arthur Goju Ryu Karate Dojo
11/22/2018 Earth Scroll:
“you should not have any special fondness for any particular weapon” M.M. Musashi uses the comparison of carpentry to martial arts, in not just mastering your craft and
tools but in also teaching. A master carpenter would teach his students the proper steps to
assemble a house as a I would teach a student. Teaching them one thing
I grew up in specific period of Karate tradition, before the explosion of MMA and
even before the internet existed. Its now hard to imagine a time where there was hardly
any access to information for a young enthusiast and answers to questions were
delivered in a stern voice from a Sensei in one or two words. Giving everything you had
with a “no pain no gain” attitude was expected at every class and I was more than happy
to smash my fists, feet, arms, elbows and knees in
The Guelph Open Shiai, in support of the Children's Wish Fund, took place at Centennial C.V.I. (Guelph, ON) on Saturday, November 17th, 2018. Participant came from various cities across Southern Ontario and many karate styles and dojos were represented. Karate practitioners were able to celebrate the Martial Arts in a fun and safe environment where they were able to also support a 'broader picture' in contributing to the charitable organization, Children's Wish Fund of Guel