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【GERMANY】Gasshuku : Ryôzanpaku-Dôjô

The technical director of the JKA Sensei Katsutoshi Shiina and Sensei Yuko Hirayama 10 days visiting Germany.

It is quite fantastic how two yet different characters can work together like this. After in 2018 Sensei Katsutoshi Shiina and his daughter Sensei Mai Shiina taught here in Germany,


JKA-HQ’s policy for people who enter / return to Japan for training at JKA HQ dojo (August 26, 2022)

Due to the spread of coronavirus, JKA-HQ Dojo has limited participants of training to the JKA members registered in Japan, but  we will resume accepting people from overseas under the following conditions  from August 29, 2022.


【Condition for joining the training】 *from August 29,


JKA-HQ’s policy for people who enter / return to Japan for training at JKA HQ dojo (July 1, 2022),

Condition for joining the training


  1. Those who have Japanese nationality

It is necessary to meet both of the following requirements;

  • being the active JKA member with valid membership card
  • Body temperature must be lower than 37.5 degree Celsius at the entrance



【INDIA】Re-opening of JKA Kolkata Honbu Dojo after 9 months

We are happy to re-open our ‘JKAWF INDIA Kolkata Honbu Dojo’ last Monday 11th January after 9 months of closer due to Covid-19 restrictions with Somnath Palchowdhury Sensei and Dr. Pradeep Sharma Sensei teaching the first class to the Shidoin (association instructors).


Stop accepting the foreign visitors to JKA-HQ dojo

For now, we are going to start the normal training at the JKA-HQ dojo from June 8th, 2020(It can be changed depends on the situation of spread of coronavirus.)
This is only for the JKA members registered in Japan.


The Japan Karate Association is a Public Interest Incorporated Association certified by the Cabinet Office and is committed to cultivate youth with quality.
The Prime Minister Cup and the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports Cup are awarded to the national convention hosted by the Society.