In 2016, Yogi
sensei created his own Karate organization called Kōnan Ryū Karate
Rensei Kai ©.
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 organization, chaired by master
Matayoshi Shimpo (1921-1997).
In the year
2002, Yogi sensei occupied the position of vice-president in an Okinawa
Kobudō organisation 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 Hanshi 9th Dan degree in
continues at his 84 years old (as of 2019) with the continued practice and
teaching of Karate Kōnan Ryū and Okinawa Kobudō.