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Shobukan Lineage Chart



Chojun Miyagi___________________________________
      |           |              |              |
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      |           |              |              |
      |     Seiko Higa      Meitoku Yagi   Seikichi Toguchi       
      |           |              |              |
      |           |              |              |
      |___________|______________|______________|
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Masanobu Shinjo
      |
      |
      |__Seizo Azuma
      |  (Shobukai President - Okinawa)
      |
      |__Seiki Takushi
      |  (Shobukan Sohombu Kansho - Okinawa)
      | 
      |__Hitoshi Madamabashi
      |   (Director of Administration - Okinawa)
      |
      |__Yoshio Taira
      |  (Teruya Branch Kancho - Okinawa)
      |
      |__Masami Matsumoto
      |  (Chairman of the Board - Okinawa)
      |
      |__Seibin Chibana
      |   (Yomitan Branch Kancho - Okinawa)
      |
      |__John Porta
      | (International Rep and USA Kancho)
      |
      |__Morihiro Yamauchi/Morimasa Yamauchi
      |   (Brazilian Rep)
      |        |
      |        |__Paulo Moritoshi Nakaema
      |            (Shoreiryu Brazil)
      |
      |__Hosi Batliwala
      |   (India Rep)
      |
      |__Andre Lincoln/Reggie Lincoln
      |     (S. Africa Rep)
      |
      |__Frank Van Lenten____Jerry Thomson
      |   (Goshinkai)     |
      |                   |
      |                   |__Dean C. French
      |                   |
      |                   |
      |                   |__Marvin Labatte
      |                   |
      |                   |
      |                   |__Frankie "Dr. Speed" Mitchell
      |                   |       |
      |                   |       |
      |                   |       |__Eric T. Washington
      |                   |
      |                   |
      |                   |__Candy Romania
      |                   |
      |                   | 
      |                   |__Peter Musacchio
      |                           |
      |                           |
      |                           |__Wes Yager  
      |                           |
      |                           |
      |                           |__Gregory Tearney 
      |                                    |
      |                                    | 
      |                                    |__Jay Rotella
      |                                    | 
      |                                    |
      |                                    |__Jay Custin
      |
      |__Glen Grabow
      |       |
      |       |
      |       |__Garrett Grabow
      |       |
      |       |
      |       |__Matt Henderson
      |                |
      |                |
      |                |__Lance Henderson  
      |
      |
      |__Lee Gray
      |  (USA Chairman)
      |     |
      |     |__Sam Walker
      |
      |__Kinei Nakasone
          (Seibukai)


Frank Van Lenten, Glen Grabow and Kinei Nakasone are no longer affiliated
with the Shobukan, but did train under Shinjo Sensei at some point in time.