Karate Instructors – Traditional Okinawan Goju-Ryu Karate

Currently the most well known exponent of Traditional Okinawan Goju-Ryu Karate is Sensei Morio Higaonna, 10th Dan.

Sensei Graham Ravey has trained with Sensei Higaonna in Japan for 12 years and now holds 8th Dan, and functions as Chief Instructor of the style in Australia.

Sensei Terry Lyon is the highest graded instructor in Western Australia (currently 6th Dan).

Karate Instructors of Traditional Okinawan Goju-Ryu Karate:


Sensei Terry Lyon teaching a karate class

Morio Higaonna, 10th Dan – San Marcos, California

Higaonna’s teacher was Anichi Miyagi, a student of the founder of Goju-Ryu Karate, Chojun Miyagi.

Graham Ravey, 8th Dan – Queensland, Australia
Terry Lyon, 6th Dan – Western Australia