Saiko Shihan Osamu Hirano Continued...
12 Oct. 1940, Born in Wakayama city in Japan
Mar. 1953, Become a member of martial art class of Yamaguchi youth organization
Jan. 1955, Became a disciple of shihan Shozo Ujita ( master of Kenbukan home dojo)
Oct. 1963, Trained under shihan Gogen Yamaguchi
Apr. 1968, Trained under shihan Meitoku Yagi in Okinawa prefecture in Japan, the cradle land of karate
Mar. 1970, Trained under shihan Kenzo Uchiage.
Jan. 1971, Trained under shihan Tomoharu Kizaki
Mar. 1974, Trained under shihan Yukinori Uehara
1963-1985, Chief Instructor at Kenbukan home dojo; circuit instructor at all kenbukan dojos
1967-1970 , Chief Instructor, Wakayama prefectural technical high school karatedo club; Shutokuko high school karatedo club
1968-present, Chief Instructor Wakayama Medical University karatedo club
1969-1975, Chief Instructor, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation Manufacturing Wakayama factory karatedo club
1970-present, Chief Instructor Wakayama prefectural government karatedo club
1985-present, Saiko Shihan, Ku Yu Kai Go Ju Ryu karatedo association
Saiko Shihan Hirano has also been guest instructor at various high schools, universities, & companies in Wakayama prefecture, dojos in Osaka and Kyoto prefectures, & foreign dojos in 6 countries.