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14th Funakoshi Gichin Cup World Gasshuku & Exam in Ireland

14th Funakoshi Gichin Cup World Gasshuku & Exam in Ireland

14th Funakoshi Gichin Cup World Gasshuku & Exam in Ireland

To All Members of JKA


We are pleased to announce the World Gasshuku & Exam in commemoration of the Funakoshi Gichin Cup, and hope all of you will participate in this event. The details are as follows:


1.Organizer:  Public Interest Incorporated Association Japan Karate Association


2.Purpose:  Improvement of Technique, Instruction Skill and Judge Skill

Promote mutual friendship and harmonize JKA/WF


3.Presenters:  HQ Instructors


4.Contents:     A) Technique Instruction

B) Dan Examination

C) Qualifications Examination (Instructor, Judge and Examiner)

*Exams are for JKA member only.


5.Qualifications:  ①JKA Member        ②Not JKA Member

*Exams are for JKA member only.


6.Date: 【Gasshuku】 August. 15th (Tue) and August. 16th (Wed)

   【Exam】   August. 17th (Thu)

         → 2017 IRELAND CAMP & EXAM SCHEDULE (PDF File)


7.Location:  ✦University of Limerick UL Sports Arena

ADDRESS : Limerick, V94_T9PX, Ireland

TEL : +353-061-202-700



8.Participation Fee: ①JKA Member:  JPY 5,500.- per class

  ②Not JKA Member: JPY 8,000.- per class

*”Judge Seminar” on Wed. 16th August is free to attend. Please feel free to join!


9.Examination fee:  (Except special Dan exam right)

Dan examination fee (inclusive of registration fee)

1 Dan JPY 21,000
2 Dan JPY 26,500
3 Dan JPY 31,500
4 Dan JPY 47,000
5 Dan JPY 57,000
6 Dan JPY 67,500
7 Dan JPY 108,500
8 Dan JPY 160,000
9 Dan JPY 211,500


Qualification examination fee (inclusive of registration fee)

License A B C D
Instructor JPY 26,500 JPY 16,000 JPY 11,000 JPY 11,000
Examiner JPY 57,000 JPY 36,500 JPY 26,500 JPY 16,000
Judge JPY 36,500 JPY 16,000 JPY 11,000 JPY 11,000


*Please apply and pay the fee by 12:00 (Japan Time) 4th Friday August.

*The fee should be paid prior to the camp.


Bank Name : Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp.(SMBC)

Branch : Iidabashi Branch

Bank Account Name : Japan Karate Association   

Bank Account: No. 0124740                   

Swift Cord : SMBCJPJT  


*To pay by credit card, you can find the page in our website (VISA, Master).

*We will not accept the application by phone or by fax.



①JKA Member:

Please apply through our website.   → Registration of 2017 Ireland Gasshuku & Exam

Or send your registration form by e-mail to: keiribu-9@jka.or.jp

②Not JKA Member:

Please contact with us by e-mail (keiribu-9@jka.or.jp).

Our person in charge will get back to you about necessary procedure and payment information.


*Your current Dan or Qualification information ( Passed date etc) is required to fill the application form of the exam.

*Person in charge: Ms. Yamamoto

*Closing date for application: 4th August (Fri), 2017



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.