|Master Akira Shiomi is now Vice President and Senior Technical Advisor of the Japan Karatedo Federation Goju-kai. He was born on March 25, 1934 and is 9th Dan, Hanshi.
Master Shiomi is one of the top karate masters in the world and holds his black belt rank directly as the last certificate issued from the founder of Gojukai karate, Grand Master Chojun Miyagi.
Shudokan Karate & Education Society Canada is pleased to be associated (through Sensei Nomada) to such an illustrious Master. The Aboriginal community in Canada is proud to have a direct connection to such a distinguished Master.
An article interviewing Sensei Shiomi was originally published in the Japanese publication JKFan, 2004/2 No. 13 about the techniques and training methods of Goju-Ryu.