Fumio Demura

Shito-Ryu Karate-Do Genbu-Kai International

Japan Karate-Do Genbu-Kai of Minnesota

Minnesota Instructors with Shihan Fumio Demura

Shihan Fumio Demura is the head of Japan Karate-Do Genbu-Kai International. The 1961 All Japan Karate Champion, he came to the United States in 1965. He is honored worldwide as one of today's leading traditional Karate teachers. From his headquarters in Orange County, California, he supervises instruction in more than 32 countries. He is the author of eight books on Karate-Do and Okinawan weapons, and has also authored numerous magazine articles. He helped create the Karate Kid series of films and appeared in that series as Pat Morita's stunt double. He is considered the model for the role of Mr. Miyagi. He visits Winona each year to teach classes and seminars, and personally trains
each of the instructors for Japan Karate-Do
Genbu-Kai of Minnesota.