It is with great sadness to inform you that one of our senior member of Seigokan has passed away today (2008-09-23). Mr Jose Martins ACHIAM (1944-2008) passed away this morning after suffering from a severe stroke. Mr Achiam (7th Dan) joined Seigokan in 1967 and was an Executive Committee member of World Karate Federation (WKF), Secretary-General of Asian Karatedo Federation (AKF), President of Macau Karatedo Federation, Director & Overseas Head Director (Macau) of Japan Seigokan. He will be remembered for his 40+ years contribution in karatedo and may he rest in peace.

Bill Mok (AKF Vice President)