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|About||Dojo De Goa has created an umbrella under which all styles of KARATE are taught and learnt in an ambiance of a 'DOJO' with international standards.|
Martial Arts and Karate in specific are not considered to be in the organized sport section in Goa or even India today. However, Karate is eyeing inclusion for the Tokyo 2020 Games under new rules that allow host cities to propose adding sports in the 2020 Olympics.
Suraj M. Caculo, the third generation businessman from Panaji - Goa, has been an ardent lover of the sport, having been a black belt at the age of 17 years, he has been striving to create a State-Of-The-Art facility and infrastructure for Karate in Goa.
With this as background, Mr. Suraj M. Caculo decided to proceed and commence work on his own volition, both – as a Corporate Social Responsibility as also a non profit venture and developed an enviable dojo for Karate – now christened – Dojo De Goa. Situated on Level 7 adjacent to the sprawling office of the Caculo Group, Dojo De Goa is spread across a vast 5600 sq. ft area and is well appointed with all equipment which are of international standards and specifications for Karate including a section that would retail recommended gear for the sport.
Dojo De Goa was officially inaugurated on 22nd January 2015 at 10.30 am by Sensei Richard Amos – Chief Instructor, WTKO from NYC USA, amidst the presence of Sensei Sattrajit Chowdhury, Chief Instructor, WKSF – India (former National Champion and a Bronze Medallist in Kata and Kumite in the 2004 World Championship), and Sensei Joseph Rodrigues President TKAG, in presence of vast invitees, sportsmen and Karateka’s from all over India.
Dojo De Goa is trying to create an umbrella under which all styles of karate are taught and learnt. It invites instructors in Goa to contribute their talent to the growth of this sport. Dojo De Goa will have international and national trainers for special camps and has started regular training for Goans under different and most experienced instructors. There will be batches scheduled every morning and evening and in addition to that separate classes for women and children. The uniqu