Gogen “The Cat” Yamaguchi – “Emperor of the Scarlett Fist”

Gōgen Yamaguchi, was a Japanese martial artist and student of Gōjū-ryū Karate under Chōjun Miyagi. One of the most well-known Karate-dō masters from Japan, he founded the International Karate-dōGōjū Kai Association. In 1968, he was decorated by the Emperor of Japan with the Ranjū-Hōshō, the Blue Ribbon Medal of the fifth order of merit, for […]

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