to the official website of the European Matsubayashi-ryu
Karate-do Association (EMKA). The EMKA is a member of the
WorldMatsubayashi-ryu (Shorin-ryu) Karate-do Association
The art of Matsubayashi-ryu was founded in 1947 by
O'Sensei Nagamine Shoshin (1907-1997).
The heir of O'Sensei was Soke Nagamine Takayoshi
Hanshisei (1945-2012), and the EMKA was created at his
The current head of the WMKA is Association President
Kaicho Taira Yoshitaka (Hanshi 10th Dan).
Together with the World Matsubayashi-ryu (Shorin-ryu)
Karate-do Association (WMKA) we are part of the world wide
dojos carrying this art forward.