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The Mission ofJKA•WF America

“Uphold the highest standards of Japanese Shotokan Karate in the United States and affiliated countries in the Americas with world class instruction, competition and comradery of its practitioners.”

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Demand is made that those unauthorized clubs and individuals that are using the JKA name immediately stop and desist from all references.

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About JKA•WF America

JKA•WF America works to improve member skills and self-discipline. We are the keeper of Karate's highest tradition.

Upcoming Events

If you're looking for the latest events, check out our calendar to see upcoming Karate competitions and gatherings near you.

Did You Know?

The Japan Karate Association (JKA), with members in over 100 countries is the world 's largest and most prestigious karate organization, and the only legal karate entity officially recognized by the Japanese government as an association of members for the promotion of karate. It is also one of the oldest karate organizations continuously in operation until the present in the world.

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