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European Cultural Exchanges

We travel because we need to, because distance and difference are the secret tonic to creativity.  When we get home, home is still the same, but something in our minds has changed and that changes everything.

​Frank Brandon Shihan getting an award from the government of Venice for his contribution to the upliftment of youth through the art of Goju Kai Karate.


Upcoming European Cultural Exchange, Holland and Switzerland – June/July 2020.


We will be touring and visiting the dojos of Jan van der Dries Shihan in Holland and Horst Baumgartel Shihan in Switzerland.  Details to follow.


Canals of Holland


Previous exchange trip to Venice in Italy

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