If you want to
participate ISKF, You need to get recommendation from each district of Shihan International Seishinryu Karate Federation.
All Japan Seishinkai Karate Federation.
Regulations for Official Representation for
With effect from 1st November 2011
joined as a friendship dojo we are not
including the Dan in the
( we are not writing the Dan )
certificate will be sent to you by airmail
after payment is received.
Registration fee US$ 100.
Membership fee for renewal must be paid
every year before 31st
1. Objectives of ISKF
a.i. To develop and improve the techniques and spirit in the tradition and
values of Seishinryu /Motobu-kenpo Karate do and sprit of ISKF.
a.ii. To train athletes and to improve their mental and physical strength.
a.iii. To promote cordial and friendly relations among all association and
representatives of style.
b. To protect the interest of Seishinryu /Motobu-kenpo Karate, its associates
and representative of style and to represent the style and its associates before
third parties throughout the world.
c. To organize the style and body of Seishinryu/Motobu-kenpo Karate and to
establish international technical, administrative and operational regulations
for all activities organized by ISKF around the world.
a. To be an associate of ISKF in good standing
b. Good reputation and sufficient qualification
c. Compliance with the regulations and decisions of ISKF
d. Payment of the annual registration fee for representation
3. Provide the following supporting documents to the ISKF Headquarters
a. Application form [for Honbu-cho or Shibu-cho]
b. Two photos of the Representative of the relevant country. [passport format]
c. Copy of the Candidate Dan Certificate.
d. Curriculum vitae of the Candidate. [Resume]
e. Map of the country/territory including the location of the HQ or Dojo
4. Legal Terms of ISKF
a. The purpose of ISKF is to represent and administer the Karate style Motobukai
throughout the world, in concert with Japan, without discrimination by sex,
race, religion or political affiliation.
b. The associated dojos shall comply with the regulations and decision of ISKF.
They shall show loyalty, integrity and respect towards ISKF and all other
associates, regardless of origin, citizenship or karate style practiced.
c. The name and crest of ISKF is the legal property of the corporation. All real
estate, movables, funds, copyrights and other rights are the property of ISKF.
They may not be negotiated or transferred by any associate or representative of
style without the written consent of the Executive Office.
d. Associates in good standing have the right to participate in tournaments,
seminars, exams and other events organized by ISKF. Associates no financial
rights and no rights to vote or to be elected to any position in ISKF.
5. Regulations for Dan Examination.
a. After preliminary evaluation, ISKF will either confirm the current Dan grade
or promote to a higher Dan grade. Prior to a promotion, a technical examination
b. Beside technical skill, the candidate must also prove their knowledge of the
fundamental historical, ethical and philosophical issues of Karate do and its
styles. The test can be in writing or in oral form [questions]
c. The Dan Certificate [Menjo] will be sent by mail upon successful completion
of the examination. All ISKF Dan Certificates are in Japanese/English and will
be signed by the Kaicho Okubo Katsumi Waken President of ISKF and The seal of
the Kaicho of ISKF.
6. Costs and Fees
The examination fees for the Dan grades are following;
If you want to be next dan,you need training over several
years after you got dan.
1st Dan [ShoDan] 60US$ 4th Dan [YonDan]
2nd Dan [NiDan] 80US$ 5th Dan [GoDan]
3rd Dan [SanDan] 100US$ 6th Dan [RokuDan]
The examination fee must be paid in full prior the exam and is not refundable.
The costs of the belt are not included in the examination fee. Belts with
Japanese characters by request only.
7. KYU Examination.
Honbucho must take the responsibility and giving authority to conduct for all
the schools in his /her country up to 10th Kyu to 1st Kyu and follow the
instructions of the ISKF.
8. Annual Registration Fee 100US$
a. Annual Membership fee for renewal must be paid every year before 31 December.
b. Official Certificate will be sent to you by airmail after payment is
International Seishin Ryu Karate Federation
All Japan Seishin Kai Karate Federation
Soke Okubo Katsumi Waken
President /Grand Master International
Annual fee 100 US$
Japan Post Bank
Beneficiary Bank Address
3-2, Kasumigaseki 1-chome, Chiyoda-Ku, Tokyo
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