Remarks: This is a part of the original article "Chojun Miyagi the Karate Master. His kindness is infinite. He preaches morality." written by Mr. Genkai Nakaima which appeared in the local monthly magazine "Aoi Umi" No.70 February 1978 issue (pages 99-100) publish...... full article
Born in Durban South Africa, Des Tuck Esq. has been essential in constructing the Gojuryu Division of the JKF Gojukai in the United States and today serves as the President of the Association. See the following outline for his specific Biography / Curriculum Vitae:
1965 - Trained at the Kodokwai Institute, Durban South Africa, Judo and Karatedo.
1970 to 1989 - Member of International Karatedo Gojukai under Leo Lipinski Shihan.
1972 to 1975 - Trained under Stuart Booth Shihan, Gojuryu Karatedo Seiwakai South Africa.
1973 to 1974 - Trained under Stan Schmidt, JKA Shotokan Karatedo in South Africa.
1973 to 1978 - Instructor; International Karatedo Gojukai, South Africa.
1974 - Graded to Shodan; International Karatedo Gojukai, Durban South Africa.
1976 - Graded to Nidan by Goshi Yamaguchi Saiko Shihan.
1977 - Graded to Sandan-Ho; International Karatedo Gojukai, Johannesburg, South Africa.
1977 to 1978 - Chief Instructor; Transvaal province South Africa International Karatedo Gojukai, South Africa.
1983 - Juris Doctor, San Francisco Law School.
1984 Admitted to California Bar.
1985 - Graded to Sandan; International Karatedo Gojukai, South Africa.
1987 - USA Team member; Pan American Maccabiah, Caracas Venezuela.
1989 - Joined Gojuryu Karatedo Seiwakai.
1990 - Sandan confirmed in Gojuryu Karatedo Seiwa-kai.