Since 1997, Connecticut Goju Kan has been providing quality instruction in traditional Okinawan Karate and classical martial arts in the Groton, Connecticut area.
We hope you enjoy our website and will stop by and visit us if you are in the area. This site is designed to give you information about our facility, our style of martial arts, our staff and provide you with information on how to contact us as well.
History of Goju Ryu
The human drive for survival has led to the development of self defense techniques in cultures throughout the world. The roots of Karate can be traced back to the very origins of civilization in ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia. Depictions of martial arts training in artifacts from these cultures resemble techniques used in modern karate. It is difficult to definitively prove that there is a direct link between the martial arts practiced in the ancient Middle East and modern Okinawan Karate. Read more >