|Other names||Choji Kishaba |
|Style||Gōjū-ryū, Yamane Ryu|
|Teacher(s)||Chōjun Miyagi, Masami Chinen|
|Notable students||Toshihiro Oshiro|
Kishaba's older brother, Chokei Kishaba, was also an Okinawan martial arts master.
Ryukyu Bujutsu Kenkyu Doyukai
Kishaba was one of the very few remaining practitioners of Yamane Ryu in Okinawa. In 1985 Kishaba and Toshihiro Oshiro founded, the RBKD, an organization dedicated to the research and development of Okinawan Martial Arts. Oshiro's dojo is located in San Mateo, California.
- Okinawan Karate, Second Edition, by Mark Bishop, p. 122, ISBN 0-8048-3205-6