JKA Links


JKA Tokyo Head Office http://jka.or.jp/en/

With a vast membership in over 100 countries, the JKA is the world’s largest and most prestigious karate organization.

Recognized heir to the Shotokan karate tradition, it is the only legal karate entity officially approved by the Japanese government as an association of members Shadan Hojin) for the promotion of karate, and granted a tax-free status.


JKA Kuwait http://www.jka-kuwait.com/

The official JKA Branch in the Kuwait. The Branch is headed by Sensei Marwan Sultan. The Branch is endorsed by JKA Tokyo Japan.


JKA Middle East http://www.jka-mea.org/

The official middle east branch under Regional Executive Director & Cheif Instructor Shihan Heideki Okamoto JKA 8th Dan.


JKA Bahrain http://www.jka-bahrain.com/

The official Bahrain branch under instruction and supervision of Sensi/ Ehab Eshehawi.


JKA UAE http://www.shotokanuae.com/

The official JKA Branch in the UAE the branch is headed by Sensei Abdul Rahman Al Haddad the branch is also endorsed by JKA Tokyo Japan.


JKA GULF http://www.jka-gulf.com/

JKA-Arabian gulf countries have direct relation to Japan Karate Association – World Federation in Tokyo – Japan.

Each country has an official representative or a chairman assigned by JKA-HQ Tokyo.

All countries meet once a year for JKA-Gulf tournament and seminars.

JKA/WF Gulf is a none-profit organization www.jka-gulf.com adhering to the same standards mandated by JKA Japan.


World Karate Federation (WKF) http://www.karateworld.org/

WKF was established in 1964 to organize Japanese Karatedo for the first time.

Since that time, the JKF has increased overall recognition of Karatedo by joining the Japan Amateur Sports Association and the National Athletic Meet