Miyazato SenseiEiichi Miyazato Sensei (1922-1999) learned from Chojun Miyagi Sensei  at the age of 17 in Matsuo, Naha City. During the time he was a police  officer, he assisted Chojun Miyagi Sensei and instructed at the police  academy. After the death of his master, he maintained the garden of  Miyagi Sensei’s residence and instructed disciples. In April 1954, at  the general meeting of the then Okinawa Goju-kai, he was officially  recognized as the successor to Chojun Miyagi Sensei.

In  1957, he opened the Jundokan Karate Dojo in Asato, Naha City. While he  instructed students, he acted as advisor to the All Japan Karatedo  Federation and the All Japan Karatedo Federation Goju-kai. He  also served as president of the Okinawa Prefecture Karatedo Federation,  and as the first president of the Okinawa Goju-ryu Karatedo  Association(OGKK), among other important responsibilities. He passed  away on December 11,1999