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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

JKA/WF America National Camp

in Albuquerque, New Mexico

June 27-30, 2024

Senise Keisuke Nemoto 6th Dan Guest Insturctor.

Visiting instructor Master Yoshiharu Osaka 8th Dan, (Master Osaka will just attend the camp classes, he will not instruct any camp classes.)

as well as many US and instructors from Canada.

For more information, Please call 505-256-0700

JKA/WF America
17 members!
You are going to JKA World tournament in Japan.
Oct 25-27, 2024 in Takasaki, Japan


The Next I.T. Black Belt Class is

on Friday 7/?/2024

From 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm MST

Please register through your regional director.


2024 Beginning-of-Year Training

205 Members participated

2023:192 Members participated

2023 End-of-Year Training

180Members participated

Thank you very much to all JKA/WF America members.




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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Master Gichin Funakoshi - JKA
Master Gichin Funakoshi

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.”

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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