Goju-ryu, Japanese for “hard-soft style”, is one of the main traditional Okinawan styles of karate, featuring a combination of hard and soft techniques. Both principles, hard and soft, come from the famous martial arts book used by Okinawan masters during the 19th and 20th centuries, the Bubishi.

Belt Rank in Goju-Ryu Karate

  • White 1 stripe
  • White 2 Stripe
  • Yellow
  • Orange
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Brown
  • Brown 1 Stripe
  • Brown 2 Stripe
  • Black

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