Naha, Ryūkyū Kingdom
|Died||1966 (aged 67–68)|
|Teacher(s)||Higaonna Kanryo, possibly also Chōjun Miyagi|
|Notable students||Seikichi Higa (son), Choboku Takamine, Juei Tamaki (kobudo)|
At age 13 he began to study under Higaonna Kanryō until Higaonna's death 4 years later. He continued his studies with Miyagi Chōjun for 38 years until Miyagi's death. Among Higa's students were Choboku Takamine, his son Seikichi Higa (who carried on his father's dojo in Okinawa), Kanki Izumigawa who spread Goju-Ryu in mainland Japan Kawasaki area, Seiichi Akamine (creator of the Ken-Shin-Kan, spread Karate-do in South America). Seikichi Toguchi (creator of the Shoreikan), Choyu Kiyuna, Seitoku Matayoshi, Seiko Fukuchi (1919-1975), Eiki Kurashita, Zensei Gushiken, Izumi and others that carried on the Goju-ryu Kokusai Karate Kobudo Renmei.
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