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GOSEI YAMAGUCHI

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(1935-    )

Japanese-American Karate Instructor and author.  Founder of Goju-Kai Karate-Do, U.S.A., Norimi Gosei Yamaguchi is the eldest son of Gogen Yamguchi.  Under his father's tutelage he studied Japanese Goju-Ryu, and earned a Judo black belt from the Kodokan.  Yamaguchi came to the U.S. in 1964 to replace his brother, Gosen, as director of the Goju-Karate club at San Francisco State College.  In 1967 he became one of the first martial arts instructors to serve on the faculty at an American college.

Yamaguchi is noted for his teaching of the phisically and mentally handicapped.  In 1972 he was chosen to the Black Belt Hall of Fame; in 1975 he became a member of Who's Who in the Martial Arts.   He is the author of two books: Fundamentals of Goju-Ryu Karate and Goju-Ryu Karate II.

Yamaguchi promoted number of tournaments in the San Francisco area, among them 1966 California Goju-Kai Karate-Do Championships, 1967 North-South California Karate Tournament, 1967 All Goju-Kai Karate-Do Championship, 1968 and 1970 National Goju-Kai Karate-Do Championships, and 1972 AAU National Invitational Karate-Do Championships.

Inserted from MARTIAL ARTS:TRADITIONS, HISTORY, PEOPL p. 396

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