Martial Arts Wisdom



Goju Ryu Lineage Chart



The following lineage information is a training history only, and does not reflect any 
organizational heirarchy or political agenda. 
The greatest effort is made to be accurate and un-biased.

The following legend is used throughout the chart:

Ryu Ryuko (Xie Zhongxiang)
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Kanryo Higaonna___
    |             |
    |             |
    |             |
Chojun Miyagi     |  
    |             |
    |             |
    |________Seiko Higa________
    |        (Shodokan)        |     
    |             |            |       
    |             |            | 
    |             |            |
    |________Seikichi Toguchi  | 
    |        (Shoreikan)       |    
    |             |            |
    |             |            |
    |_____________|_______Masanobu Shinjo
    |                     (Shobukan)
    |                  
    |__________________
    |                  | 
    |                  |
    |__Jitsuei Yogi____|__Gogen Yamaguchi
    |                  |  (Gojukai)
    |                  |
    |___Meitoku Yagi___|
    |   (Meibukan)
    |
    |___Ei'ichi Miyazato_______
    |    (Jundokan)          |
    |                          |
    |                          |
    |___An'ichi Miyagi______Morio Higaonna
    |                           (IOGKF)
    |
    |___Seiko Kina
    |   (Shinkokan)
    |
    |__Koshin Iha_____Koshun Iha
    |              |
    |              |
    |              |__Kosei Wakugawa
    |              |
    |              |
    |              |__Kenji Kaneshiro
    |              |
    |              |
    |              |__Masahide Matayoshi
    |
    |
    |__Jin'an Shinzato
    |         |
    |         |
    |         |__Yuchoku Higa
    |         |
    |         |  
    |         |__Seijin Nakamoto 
    |
    |
    |
    |__Kin Miyagi
    |
    |
    |__Jun Miyagi
    |
    |
    |__Shuichi Aragaki
    |        |
    |        |
    |________|__Kei Miyagi
    |               |
    |               |
    |               |__Osamu Nakamura
    |               |
    |               |
    |               |__Tadashi Nakamura
    |                    (Seido Juku)
    |
    |
    |__Jinsei Kamiya
    |
    |
    |__Keiyo Madambashi
    |
    |
    |__Yusei Tamaki
    |
    |
    |__Bunshun Tamaki
    |
    |
    |__Tatsunori Sakiyama
    |
    |
    |__Neichu So_____Shizuo Yashiro
    |             |     (Tokyo)
    |             |
    |             |__Matsutatsu Oyama
    |                  (Kyokushin)
    |                       |
    |                       |
    |                       |__Tadashi Nakamura
    |                            (Seido Juku)
    |
    |__Kiju Nanjo
    |
    |
    |__Kogyu Tazaki
    |
    |
    |__Tomonori Jichaku
    |
    |
    |__Genkai Nakaima
    |
    |
    |__Shunshin Furugen
    |
    |
    |__Kiei Tomoyose
    |
    |
    |__Eiko Miyazato
    |   (Gokenkan)
    |       |
    |       |__Eizo Mizato
    |       |
    |       |
    |       |__Ryu Shinko
    |       |
    |       |
    |       |__Curt Jones
    |       |
    |       |
    |       |__C. Michial Jones
    |           (USA Shibucho)
    |                |
    |                |__Brad Johnstone
    |
    |
    |__Kamaree Yagi
    |
    |
    |__Yuno Aragaki
    |
    |
    |__Seikichi Kinjo
    |
    |
    |__Kensei (Kanemori) Kinjo
    |      (Kushin Ryu)
    |            |
    |            |
    |            |__Seijiro Sakihama
    |               (Jugoshizen-Ryu)
    |
    |
    |__Kenichi Kanari
    |    
    |
    |__Saburo Higa
    |
    |
    |__Soichi Aniya
    |
    |
    |__Sosaburo Aniya  
    |
    |
    |__Tsuneo Arasaki
    |
    |
    |__Kenji Kanashiro
    |
    |
    |__Ryusei Aragaki
    |
    |
    |__Haruo Kochi
    |
    |
    |__Tokunori Senaha
    |
    |
    |__Seisuke Nakamoto
    |
    |
    |__Chinyei Kinjo
    |    (Hawaii)
    |    
    |__Kizo Teruya
    |    (Hawaii)
    |
    |__Mitsugu Kobayashi
    |    (Hawaii)
    |
    |__Yukinori Uehara
    |         |
    |         |
    |         |__Goho Mori (Oita Ken)
    |                |
    |                |
    |                |__Yoshiyuki Uematsu
    |
    |
    |__Sumihiko Funatsu (Mahato-Kai)
    |       |
    |       | 
    |       |_Akira Taniguchi
    |
    |
    |__Mitsuhide Miyagi
    |    
    |
    |__Kaho Tokeshi
    |
    |
    |__Chishin Bise
    |
    |
    |__Kaka Nakasone 
    |
    |
    |__Seikichi Gima
    |
    |
    |__Takeo Maruta
    |
    |
    |__Takashi Miyagi
    |    (Japan)
    |
    |__Tsuyoshi Chitose
    |     (Chito Ryu)
    |
    |__Kenwa Mabuni
    |  (Shito Ryu)
    |
    |__Tsunetaka Shimabukuro
    |
    |
    |__Eizo Shimabukuro
    |  (Shobayashi Shorin Ryu)
    |
    |__Tatsuo Shimabukuro
    |  (Isshin Ryu)
    |
    |__Tukerii_____Charles Bouton
    | (Dai Ni Goju)
    |
    |__Tomuharu Kisaki_____Shigeru Nagoya
    |    (Yuishinkan)    |    (Japan)
    |         |          |
    |         |          |__Norichika Nakayama
    |         |          |    (Japan)
    |         |          |
    |         |          |__Fritz Nöpel 
    |         |          |       |
    |         |          |       |
    |         |          |       |__Eric Schreiber
    |         |          | 
    |         |          |
    |         |          |__Toshiro Sasaki 
    |         |               (Mexico)  
    |         |                  |
    |         |                  |__Jose Hernandez_____Roberto Torre
    |         |                  |
    |         |                  |
    |         |                  |__Ricardo Betancourt
    |         |
    |         |_________
    |                   |
    |                   |
    |                   |
    |__Kenzo Uchiage____|____________Kotaro Uchiage
    |    (Osaka)                           |
    |       |                              |
    |       |                              |__Masaru Kawai
    |       |                                      |
    |       |                                      |
    |       |                                      |__Tutomu Kawai
    |       |                                              |
    |       |                                              |
    |       |                                              |__Hitoshi Mimoto  
    |       |
    |       |
    |       |__Takeshi Uchiage
    |       |    (Canada)
    |       |        |
    |       |        |
    |       |        |__Darren Choo
    |       |        |
    |       |        |
    |       |        |__Art Adamson
    |       |        |
    |       |        |
    |       |        |__Eden Hampson
    |       |        |
    |       |        |
    |       |        |__Glenn Iriye
    |       |
    |       |
    |       |__Isamu Soma
    |       |
    |       |
    |       |__Toshiyuki Kurai
    |
    |
    |__Masafumi Suzuki
         (Seibukan)    
            |
            |               
            |__Kim-Hung Wong_____Hing-Poon Chan
            |  (Hong Kong)
            |
            |__K K Lee_____Gerry Manno
            |  (Kuge Kai)
            | 
            |__Ceasar Takeshi 
            | 
            |
            |__Brian Gallon
            | (Nippon Seibukan Australia) 
            |
            |__Hiroyasu Kobayashi
              (Nippon Seibukan USA)
                       |
                       |
                       |__Stephen Boardway