Gojuryu is not a sport, nor has it ever been intended to be so. Kumite is a controlled simulation of combat engagement between opponents applying the techniques of Karatedo. Kumite in Gojuryu Karatedo and most Karatedo in general, can be broken up into three Major divisions:
On display at the Dojo of Sensei Teruo Chinen, in Spokane Washington (called the ‘Jundokan’ just as his old Dojo in Okinawa). Sensei Chinen is the head of `Jundokan International' and a student of Sensei Eiichi Miyazato at the Jundokan Dojo, Okinawa.