Chokei Kishaba

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Chokei Kishaba
SenseiChokeiKishaba.jpg
Born(1929-10-04)October 4, 1929
Okinawa, Japan
Died2000 (aged 71)
Okinawa, Japan
StyleShōrin-ryū, Yamane Ryu[1]
Teacher(s)Hohan Sōken, Shōshin Nagamine, Seigi Nakamura
Notable studentsKatsuhiko Shinzato
WebsiteKishabaJuku.org

Chokei Kishaba (喜舎場 朝啓, Kishaba Chōkei, October 4, 1929–2000) was an Okinawan martial arts master and founder of the Shōrin-ryū Kishaba Juku.[2]

He was born October 4, 1929 in Okinawa and died in the year 2000.

Kishaba's younger brother Chogi Kishaba is also an Okinawan martial arts master.

Shōrin-ryū Kishaba Juku[edit]

Kishaba's senior student in Okinawa was Katsuhiko Shinzato who currently heads the Kishaba Juku.

Dojos affiliated to the Kishaba Juku are located in Germany, Japan, the United States, and Slovenia. Within the United States there are dojos in California, Connecticut, Florida, Hawaii, Massachusetts, Nebraska, New York, Oregon and Virginia.

See also[edit]

Okinawan martial arts

References[edit]

  1. ^ Okinawan Karate, Second Edition, by Mark Bishop, Tuttle Publishing, p. 122, ISBN 0-8048-3205-6
  2. ^ Chokei Kishaba at the Hawaii Karate Seinenkai