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Karate Day Traditional Karate Heavyweight Dedicated Demonstration

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At the special dojo of the Okinawa Karate Kaikan, six holders of intangible cultural properties designated by the prefecture showed their shapes.

The XNUMXth is "Karate Day".At the Okinawa Karate Kaikan in Tomigusuku City, the heavyweights of traditional karate gathered together to perform a performance.Offshore ... → Continue reading

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Prefecture-designated intangible culture

Okinawa Karate Kaikan

Okinawa Karate Kaikan(Okinawa Karatekaikan) isOkinawaTomigusuku CityIt is a facility in Tomigusuku Castle Ruins Park.


Okinawa traditional karateIt was opened on March 2017, 29 (Heisei 3) for the purpose of preserving, inheriting, and developing as a unique culture.The project cost is about 4 billion yen.The site area is 65 hectares and the total floor area is 3.8 square meters.In addition to the dojo, there are exhibition facilities, shops, and restaurants inside the facility, which can be used not only by karate officials but also by the general public and tourists.

Process until the opening of Karate Kaikan

  • 2011: Karatedo Kaikan (tentative name) maintenance survey project 
  • 2012: Karatedo Kaikan (tentative name) construction site selection
  • 2013-2014: Karatedo opening (tentative name) design
  • 2014: Name of "Okinawa Karate Kaikan" decided
  • 2014-2016: Okinawa Karate Kaikan new construction
  • 2017: Okinawa Karate Kaikan opened

In October 2016, "10thWorld Uchinanchu TournamentInitially, the Karate Kaikan was being prepared for October due to the promotion event of "", but the completion was delayed in 10 because the ground of the planned construction site was loose and it took time to strengthen it.[1].

On-site facilities

Karate dojo

  • Karate practice area. (4 competition courts)
  • Used for karate competitions and events. (380 seats)

Karate training room

  • A room for karate training.
  • Karate training tools are stored.

Training room

  • It supports seminars, meetings and conferences.
  • It is also rented out for use other than karate, and is used for cultural activities of the citizens of the prefecture.

Exhibition facility

  • An exhibition facility related to karate.

Special dojo

  • Symbol facility.
  • A facility that enhances dignity by distinguishing it from general use and by limited use such as promotion tests for high-ranking people and performances such as karate days.

Shop / food corner

  • Consists of product sales and eating and drinking facilities.

Events held

  • April 2017 International Karate Tournament
  • August 2018 "8st Okinawa Karate International Tournament" will be held

Surrounding facilities

  • Former site of Tomigusuku Castle Ruins Park

Opening commemorative stamp

To commemorate the opening, on March 2017, 3,Uechi-ryu,Goju-ryu,Liu Wei-ryu, Shorin-ryu,Kobayashi styleとAncient martial artsA stamp sheet for the "Okinawa Karate Kaikan Completion Memorial" modeled on a person such as a holder of an intangible cultural property designated by the prefecture has been released.The following 10 people became models[2].

  • (Uechi-ryu)
  • (Goju-ryu)
  • (Uechi-ryu)
  • (Kobudo)
  • (Uechi-ryu)
  • (Kobudo)
  • Miyagi(Kobayashi style)
  • (Shorin-ryu)
  • Tsuguo Sakumoto(Ryuei-ryu)
  • (Kobudo)


外部 リンク

Coordinate: North Latitude 26 Degrees 11 Minutes 12.9 Seconds East longitude 127 degree 40 min 59 sec /26.186917 degrees north latitude 127.68306 degrees east longitude / 26.186917; 127.68306


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