Goju Ryu Karate is one of the oldest forms of karate that first took hold in Okinawa and later made its way to the Japanese Islands. This particular form of karate is known as the way of hard and soft. It blocks, kicks, punches, strikes,elbows and takedowns blend the use of energy and force to either a hard path or soft path depending upon what is required for self defense. Goju Ryu Karate is renowned for its body conditioning and open sparring structure. Goju Ryu Karate is also one of the few karate disciplines that has grappling techniques in its structure. That makes Goju Ryu Karate an excellent addition to your Brazilian Jiu Jitsu experience.