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【GERMANY】Dojo Yamato Düsseldorf Special 2023

After the Yamato Special could not take place in recent years due to the Corona Pandemic, the Dojo Yamato now had the opportunity to make up for the event on site in Dusseldorf from April 21st to 23rd.

As in previous years,


【NORWAY】 The Honbu Dojo seminar with HQ instructor Taniyama Sensei at Lura Karate Club

The first weekend of February, Norwegian Karate Association JKA hosted our annual Honbu Dojo seminar at Lura Karate Club. This time, Chief Instructor Larsen sensei had also invited Taniyama sensei, an instructor from JKA HQ in Tokyo. It was a great training camp with high quality training,


【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



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