Matayoshi Shinko Sensei
Matayoshi Shinpo Sensei
Matayoshi Kobudo History

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 1888
  Matayoshi Shinko Sensei was born in the city of Naha, Okinawa
 1910
  Matayoshi Shinko Sensei left Okinawa to study multiple weapons systems in Asia
 1915
  Matayoshi Shinko Sensei demonstrated Tunkua and Kama during the Imperial Memorial Budo Demonstration Festival at the Meiji Shrine in Tokyo while Funakoshi Gichin Sensei (the founder of Shotokan) demonstrated Karate
 1921
  Matayoshi Shinpo Sensei was born in Okinawa in Yomitan Village
 
  During the visit of Prince Hirohito to Okinawa, Matayoshi Sensei demonstrated Kobudo and Miyagi Chojun Sensei (the founder of Goju Ryu) demonstrated Karate
 1927
  Matayoshi Shinpo Sensei was introduced to kobudo by his father
 1935
  Matayoshi Shinko Sensei returned to Okinawa to settle in the city of Naha
 1937
  Matayoshi Shinko Sensei exposed Shinpo Sensei to Kingai Ryu
 1938
  Matayoshi Shinpo Sensei moved to Kawasaki-Shi to teach and train
 1947
  Matayoshi Shinko Sensei passed away at the age of 59
 1957
  Matayoshi Shinpo Sensei returned to Okinawa to teach kobudo
 1960
  Matayoshi Shinpo Sensei formed the Ryukyu Kobudo Association
 1965
  Matayoshi Yasushi was born in Okinawa
 1972
  Matayoshi Shinpo Sensei renamed his Kobudo association the Zen Okinawa Renmei
 1976
  Matayoshi Shinpo Sensei founded his Kobudo dojo in the city of Naha
 1997
  Matayoshi Shinpo Sensei passed away in Okinawa at the age of 76
 
  Matayoshi Yasushi became Matayoshi Kobudo Kodokan Soke
 
  Matayoshi Yasushi Soke was appointed as member of the Board of Directors of the Okinawa-Ken Karate-Do Renmei
 
  Matayoshi Yasushi Soke was appointed as the President of the Okinawa Prefecture branch of the Dai Nippon Butoku Kai
 
  
Matayoshi Yasushi Soke