Mr Haruyoshi Yamada
- Hanshi 9th Dan, Tani-ha Karate-do
- President of Shukokai Gishin-kan
- 8th Dan, Japan Karate Federation (JKF)
- 4th Dan Kodokan Judo
- President of West Japan Workers’ Karate Federation
- Supreme Judge Director Class A, JKF
- Referee of Kumite & Kata, JKF
- Game Director, Japan Society for Physical Culture
Born 1938 in Akita Perfecture. Locally initiated in the rudiments of Karate-do as well as Judo. In 1956, became a disciple of Mr. Chojiro Tani now standing as the head of Shukokai, the Tani school of Karate-do in Kobe City.
After years of study and training under the instructor Tani, promoted to one of the most high-ranking pupils.
At present, in such capacity, presiding over Gishinkan, a Shukokai drill hall having its base in Amagasaki City, with approximately 3,000 followers nationwide, mainly in the Kyoto-Osaka-Kobe districts.
Serves Karate-do through abundant experience.
Haruyoshi Yamada possesses several professional titles.