The AOGKF hosts several training camps (Gasshuku) and tournaments each year. In addition to this AOGKF hosts and participates in International events for IOGKF International.

October 2018

2018 IOGKF World Chief Instructors Gasshuku

Okinawa, Japan

Sensei David Lambert will travel to the 2018 IOGKF World Chief Instructors Gasshuku in Okinawa, Japan - the birthplace of Karate. The Gasshuku will be lead by IOGKF founder and Supreme Master, Sensei Morio Higaonna.

2018 AOGKF National Gasshuku with Sensei Ernie Molyneux

Veolia Arena, Goulburn - Australia

October 26-28, 2018

The biggest event on our National calendar! Sensei Ernie Molyneux, Vice Chief Instructor of the World and 8th Dan Black belt will lead this training camp inside the Veolia Arena complex in Goulburn. This event is a must attend for all members of our Dojo's! 

2018 National Gasshuku Event Preview

2018 AOGKF National Gasshuku Black & Brown Belt Dinner

The Attic, Goulburn - Australia

Friday October 26, 2018

As part of the AOGKF National Gasshuku, on the Friday evening AOGKF will host a Black and Brown Belt dinner in the Attic Function room, upstairs at the Astor Hotel in Goulburn. The dinner will be a buffet meal and will give our senior members a chance to meet Sensei Ernie personally. Tickets will be available online soon!

2018 AOGKF Karate Party Dinner

Veolia Arena, Goulburn - Australia

Saturday, October 27, 2018

The annual AOGKF Karate party dinner will be hosted at the Grace Milson Function centre, a part of the newly constructed Veolia arena complex. This event is open to all AOGKF members and their families. This year as part of the entertainment we have a performance from one of Australian's most popular TV magicians and a live DJ! Tickets will be available online soon!

July 2019


Master Morio Higaonna - 10th Dan

July 27 - August 4

The IOGKF World Budosai, scheduled for 2020 has been brought forward to July 2019 to coincide with the 40th anniversary for IOGKF International. The event will include 5 days of training from the Worlds best IOGKF Sensei, including Master Higaonna. There will also be a masters demonstration and several parties, tours and social events. AOGKF group booking packages will be available soon!

November 2019

2019 AOGKF National Gasshuku & Friendship Tournament

November 1-2, 2019

Host city & instructors to be announced at the 2018 Karate Party

Due to the World Budosai event being held in Okinawa, Japan in July 2019, AOGKF will once again combine its two biggest events into one monster weekend of traditional Karate! The AOGKF National Gasshuku and the AOGKF annual Friendship Tournament will be held together by a host city and Dojo which we will be announced at our annual Karate Party Dinner event at the 2018 National Gasshuku. Where could this event be???

November 2020

2020 AOGKF National Gasshuku

November 6-8, 2020

The 2020 AOGKF National Gasshuku will take place over three days in November of 2020. It will include seminars and specialty events from some of the best instructors in the world. The host city, Dojo and instructors for this event will be announced at the 2018 Karate Party as part of this years National Gasshuku. Where could we be heading in 2020??

October 2021

IOGKF World Gasshuku & Kata Tournament

The biggest IOGKF event in the world

AOGKF will host the IOGKF World Gasshuku and Tournament in Canberra with Nakamura Sensei and other senior instructor in attendance. For more information visit: