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Prof. Univ. : MD. PH. D. Vladimir Yorga
Др. Владимир Јорга
Born (1939-07-10) July 10, 1939 (age 78)
Kingdom of Yugoslavia Belgrade, Serbia , Kingdom of Yugoslavia
Style Shotokan, Fudokan
Rank Black belt 9th Dan, Grandmaster of Karate in Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Yugoslavia now (Serbia Serbia)

Prof. Univ. : MD. PH. D. Vladimir Yorga (Serbian: Др. Владимир Јорга) (Shihan 8th Dan) is the pioneer and the founder of the Yugoslav Traditional Karate. He is older brother of professor Ilija Yorga.

Prof. Yorga is an ordinary professor of hygiene and medical ecology at the Medical Faculty of the University of Belgrade.

He`s been the high class athlete and Karate Champion of Yugoslavia for many years. In 1963,still as a medicine student,he received his first Champion title and became the University Champion.He remained the first class athlete until 1975. His remarkable understanding of high class sport from that period is very important and he will use it to create the optimal conditions for this sophisticated art all over the world. As the coach of Yugoslav National Team,Judge/Arbiter and University Professor in Belgrade, Dean at the International Faculty for Sport within the Europian Center for Peace and Development,Chief of Department for Sports Medicine,he gave great contribution to scientific approach,research and confirmation of karate-do and received important promotion in Yugoslavia and worldwide.He published over 170 works in different scientific and sports magazines and over 12 manuals and books in the domain of traditional karate. Professor Yorga was elected for the first President of the Yugoslav Karate Federation in 1968 and through Interenational Karate Federation,he gave great contribution to developmemt of traditional karate. Through organization of XI ITKF World Championship, Dr.Yorga, both ITKF and ETKF official, will endeavour to provide the best conditions for all participants,specially young athletes,completely complying with all ITKF Regulations.([1], pg. 120)


  1. ^ Bubalo, Slavko (2005). "Bubalo, Slavko: Mala karate enciklopedija/Slavko Bubalo". Vukovar. ISBN 953-95174-0-0.(in Serbian)