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Resources for Seishinkan Karate on Main students, parents, alumni, and the dojo community

Morio Higaonna Sensei

Learn more about Morio Higaonna Sensei 10th dan, Hanshi. Seishinkan Karate on Main is directed by Higaonna's student Robert Ellis, 6th dan.

  • Web site for the Higaonna Honbu Dojo located in Naha, Okinawa
  • Wikipedia entry for Morio Higaonna Sensei
  • Dragon Times Interview with Morio Higaonna, 9th Dan, Hanshi, Goju Ryu, from Issue #10
  • A catalog of Goju Ryu Karate DVDs produced by Higaonna Sensei.
  • Higaonna Sensei in Way of the Warrior: Karate, The Way of the Empty Hand (BBC, 1983)—Episode six of this eight-part BBC documentary, entitled Karate, The Way of the Empty Hand features Morio Higaonna Sensei (at age 45) as the authority on traditional karate and Goju-ryu. (Higaonna Sensei is Robert Ellis' Goju Ryu instructor).

    The BBC Way of the Warrior series was narrated by Dennis Waterman and hosted by Jim Elkins. The following embedded videos run approximately ten minutes each, and together comprise the Karate, The Way of the Empty Hand episode of the Way of the Warrior documentary series.


  • Higaonna Sensei in Human Weapon: Karate (A&E History Channel, 2007)—Higaonna Sensei (Robert Ellis' Goju-ryu instructor) is featured from 28:30 onwards in episode three of this 2007 series broadcast on the A&E History Channel. The hosts—mixed martial artist Jason Chambers and football pro Bill Duff—travel to Okinawa and train with the Higaonna Sensei (at age 69).

Chojun Miyagi

Articles and information about Chōjun Miyagi, founder of the Goju-ryu style of Karate-do taught and practiced at Seishinkan Karate on Main.

General Interest

Resources of general interest to karateka.