In 2016, Yogi sensei
created his own Karate organization called Kōnan Ryū
Karate Rensei Kai ©.
Parallel to his training in
karate, Yogi sensei also started practicing Okinawa Kobudō with the
master Maeshiro Shusei (1934 -). Yogi sensei was linked to the Zen Okinawa
Kobudō Renmei organisation chaired by master Matayoshi Shimpo
In the year 2002 Yogi
sensei occupied the position of vice-president in an Okinawa Kobudō
organization created by the master Gakiya Yoshiaki (1950 -). In the year
2012, a year after Gakiya sensei retired for health reasons, Yogi sensei
created his own association of Kobudō called Okinawa Kobudō Rensei
Kai ©. Yogi sensei currently holds the degree of Hanshi 9th Dan in Okinawa
Yogi sensei continues at
85 years old (as of 2019) with the continued practice and teaching of Karate
Kōnan Ryū and Okinawa Kobudō.