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Vintage & Historical photos

SSU Lineage Archive (Part 4)

Below are some vintage photos of our associations leader Haruyoshi Yamada. There are some really early photos and some much later.

For further in-depth information about the history of Shito-ryu and Shukokai, see the History page.

Yamada Gi Badge

SSU Lineage Archive (Part 3)

Below are some vintage photos of the founder of Shukokai Chojiro Tani with his most senior student Haruyoshi Yamada who would later go on to lead the SSU after sad passing of Tani Sensei.

For further in-depth information about the history of Shito-ryu and Shukokai, see the History page.

Tani & Yamada's Gi Badges

SSU Lineage Archive (Part 2)

Below are some vintage photos that depict the origins of Shukokai Karate and it's founder Chojiro Tani.

For further in-depth information about the history of Shito-ryu and Shukokai, see the History page.

Shuko-kai Logo

SSU Lineage Archive (Part 1)

Below are some vintage photos that depict the origins of Shito-ryu Karate and it's founders. Starting from Yasutune Itosu (Shorin-ryu) and Kanryo Higaonna (Shorei-ryu) onto Kenwa Mabuni and then to Chojiro Tani.

For further in-depth information about the history of Shito-ryu, see the History page.

Shito-ryu Logo
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