BIOGRAPHY

SHINGO OHGAMI SENSEI 

1941 - 2019

Shingo Ohgami (8-Dan Wadokai) was the founder and chief instructor of Swedish Karatedo Wadokai. He was also the founder and chief instructor of Karateklubb Samurai-dojo in Gothenburg, Sweden.


Shingo Ohgami was born in Japan 1941 where he trained Karate at Tokyo University Karate Club 1960-1965 under the founder of Wadoruy Karate Hironori Ohtsuka. 1969 he came to Sweden as a guest researcher in chemistry, but quitted chemistry in 1972 was until his death 2019 totally engaged in Karate.


Shingo Ohgami was a member of the Japanese Budo Academy.

Other martial arts backgrounds:


* Iaido (6th Dan Mugairyu)
* Jodo (5th Dan Shindo Musoryu)
* Taichi Chuan since 1973

Publications by Shingo Ohgami:

* Introduktion till Karate (Swedish, 1974)
* Karate Katas of Wadoryu (English, 1981)
* Introduction to Karate (English, 1984)
* Karate för Nybörjare (Swedish, 1985)
* Introduktion till Budo (translation from Japanese to Swedish, 1992)
* Taichi för Nybörjare (Swedish, 1993)
* Article series of 'History of Karate' 1995-1997 in 'Svenska Fighter'
* Editor of the quarterly magazine for Swedish Karatedo Wadokai since 1977.

In memoriam by Staffan Holm 

Swedish

Publications by Shingo Ohgami

Articles by Shingo Ohgami

SWEDISH KARATEDO WADOKAI

VALHALLAGATAN 3, SWEDEN
M. INFO@WADOKAI.SE
BG 398-7633