Shihan Sadahiro Tetsuo
Name: Tetsuo SADAHIRO
Date of Birth: July 21, 1942
Place of Birth: Hyogo-Pref., Japan
Present Karate-do License:
7th Dan certified by the Japan Karate-do Goju-Kai Association (JKGA)
“Shihan” & Kyoshi” License certified by the Japan Karate-do Goju-Kai Association
Thailand Karate-do Federation (TKF), Honorary Advisor & “Shihan (Master)”
Thai Karate-do Goju-kai Association (TKGA), Honorary Advisor & “Shihan (Master)”
International Karate-do Goju-Kai Association (IKGA), Thailand Branch Chief
Apr., 1958: Joined Karate-do Club at the Ottemon-Gakuin High-School, Osaka, Japan
Apr., 1961: Joined Karate-do Club at the NihonUniversity, Tokyo, Japan
Jun., 1963: Awarded the 1st Dan certified by the JKGA
Oct., 1964: Awarded the 2nd Dan certified by the JKGA
Oct., 1965: Awarded the 3rd Dan & “Shidoin (Instructor)” License certified by the JKGA
Jan., 1972: Awarded the 4th Dan & “Shihan (Master)” License certified by the JKGA
Dec., 1976: Awarded the 5th Dan & “Renshi” License certified by the JKGA
Apr., 1981: Awarded the 6th Dan certified by the JKGA
Oct., 1996: Awarded the7th Dan certified by the JKGA
Apr., 2004: Awarded“Kyoshi” License certified by the JKGA
Karate Carrier in Thailand
Mar., 1966: Come to Thailand to instruct Karate, ordered by Grand Master Gogen Yamaguchi
Jun., 1966: Karate Demonstration at Crime Suppression Police Division, Samyod, Bangkok.
Nov., 1966: Karate Demonstration at house of ex-prime minister Major Khuang Abhaiwongse
Feb., 1968: Karate Demonstration in the King presence at Amphorn Garden, Dusit Palace.
Oct., 1968: Karate Demonstration at the United Nations Day at ECAFW
Oct., 1968: Karate Demonstration at TV 4 Channel
Nov., 1969: Affiliated with World Union of Karate-do Organizations (WUKO present WKF)
Mar., 1970: Opened the 1st Karate-do Club at the University of Thai Chamber of Commerce,
Since then opened Karate-do club in the various Universities in Thailand.
Oct., 1970: Participated the 1st World Karate-do Championship Tournament at Tokyo & .Osaka
Nov. 1970: Opened “Renbu-Kan” Dojo opposite to. General Post Office (G.P.O.). At New Road.
Jul., 1972: Grand Master Gogen Yamaguchi and Master Shuji Tazaki 1st Visit to Thailand.
Mar. 1973: Affiliated with Asian Pacific Union of Karate-do Organization (APUKO-AKF)
And participated to the 1st APUKO Karate-do Championship at Singapore.
Oct., 1973: Instruct Karate-do to the Royal Thai Air Force, Dong Muang till Apr., 1975
Aug., 1975: The 1st Thailand Karate-do Championship Tournament at National Stadium
Oct., 1976: Established The Federation of All Thailand Karate-do Organizations (FATKO)
Nov., 1980: Participated the 6th WUKO Congress and Championship, Taipei Rep. Of China
Dec., 1981: Karate-do Demonstration at Japan National Tourist Organizations (JNTO).
Feb., 1982: Thai-Austria Karate-do Friendship & Goodwill Tournament at Bangkok.
Feb., 1983: Thai-Switzerland Karate-do Friendship & Goodwill Tournament at Bangkok
Feb., 1983: Thai-India Karate-do Friendship & Goodwill Tournament at Bangkok
Jun., 1984: Thailand Open Championship (USA, England, Singapore, Brunei & others)
Aug., 1984: Japan-Thai Student Karate-do Friendship Competition (All Japan High-School Karate-do)
at National Stadium.
May., 1985: The 3rd APUKO Referee Technical Seminar, Bangkok (by APUKO & FAJKO)
(Grand Master Goshi Yamaguchi 1st visit to Thailand.)
Oct., 1985: Thai-India Karate-do Friendship & Goodwill Tournament at Bangkok
Feb., 1986: Opened Japanese Association, Bangkok Youth Circle Karate-do Club.
May.1987: Authorized FATKO by the Sports Authority of Thailand.
Aug., 1990: AUKO Technical Seminar and Friendly Tournament, Bangkok
1990: Karate-do Seminar by Grand Master Goshi Yamaguchi & Master Futawatari
Mar., 1991: AUKO & JKF Technical Seminar, Bangkok (4 Big Karate-do School).
Apr., 1992: Thailand Open Int’l Tournament (Brunei, Myanmar, HKG, Kuwait, Japan)
Jan., 1995: Karate-do Technical Seminar, Bangkok sponsored by Japan Foundation.
Mar., 1995: Participated Karate-do Championship, Brunei
Feb., 1996: Changed the name from FATKO to TKF (Thailand Karate-do Federation.)
Jul., 1996: Participated the 1st World Collegiate Karate Championship at Osaka, Japan.
Dec. 1996: Participated the 2nd Asian-Pacific Goju-kai Karate-do Champ, Pune, India
Aug., 1997: Participated All Japan JKF Goju-Kai Championship at Sendai, Japan.
Nov., 1998: participated the 4th AUKO Junior Championship Macao.
Dec., 1998: Organized the Karate Match in the 13th Bangkok Asian Games Bangkok
Jul., 1999: Participated the 3rd Ladies International Karate-do Cup in Tokyo 1999 (Advisor)
Jul., 1999: the 35th Anniversary Celebration of Karate-do in Thailand, Bangkok
Jan., 2000: Thai-Japan Junior High-School Karate-do Goodwill Competition, Bangkok
Sep., 2001; Participated the 21st SEA Games, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Nov., 2001: Participated IKGA World Championship at Perth, Australia.(Advisor)
Aug., 2002: Organized Asia Goodwill Competition, Bangkok (Nihon University Tsuchiura High-School & Tokai University Konyo High-School)
Dec., 2002: Participated the 14th Pusan Asian Games, Pusan, Korea.
Apr., 2004: IKGA/TKGA Karate-do Technical Seminar Thailand 2004 by Grand Master
Goshi Yamaguchi & Master Hideki Wakasugi
Jun. 03,, 2004