IOGKF & Zen Gasshuku

Green Gulch Zen Center, California

June 23-25, 2017

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This 3-day Gasshuku offers a unique opportunity for exclusive training with 7th-dan IOGKF chief instructor Katsuya Yamashiro Sensei. In addition to training, students will receive zen meditation instruction and experience the connection between zen and traditional martial arts. This gasshuku will be held at Green Gulch Farm (a traditional Japanese Zen Temple) just north of San Francisco. It is an exclusive training camp only open to 15-20 IOGKF students (shodan and above). No meditation experience is required. This event is almost at capacity.  

Backstory Many Goju-Ryu karate-ka are passionate about this traditional martial art but aware of the history and lineage of our style dating back to our founding teachers... Read more

Backstory

Many Goju-Ryu karate-ka are passionate about this traditional martial art but aware of the history and lineage of our style dating back to our founding teachers... Read more

Teachers Japanese Chief Instructor, Katsuya Yamashiro Sensei and experienced Zen meditation teachers at Green Dragon Zen Temple in California... Read more 

Teachers

Japanese Chief Instructor, Katsuya Yamashiro Sensei and experienced Zen meditation teachers at Green Dragon Zen Temple in California... Read more 

Location Green Gulch Zen Center is a traditional Japanese Zen temple located in Marin County, just north of San Francisco. The temple is a short walk from Muir beach... Read more

Location

Green Gulch Zen Center is a traditional Japanese Zen temple located in Marin County, just north of San Francisco. The temple is a short walk from Muir beach... Read more

 
Schedule This training intensive offers 3 days of training with Yamashiro Sensei, instruction in zazen (sitting meditation), and opportunities to join the monks at Green Dragon Temple in regular periods of meditation... Read more

Schedule

This training intensive offers 3 days of training with Yamashiro Sensei, instruction in zazen (sitting meditation), and opportunities to join the monks at Green Dragon Temple in regular periods of meditation... Read more

Gallery Photos and images from Green Gulch Farm... See more

Gallery

Photos and images from Green Gulch Farm... See more

Registration This retreat is a non-profit event open only to IOGKF students (shodan and above). Space is extremely limited.... Read more

Registration

This retreat is a non-profit event open only to IOGKF students (shodan and above). Space is extremely limited.... Read more