WHY JOIN SHINKYOKUSHIN?
The World Karate Organisation (WKO) Shinkyokushinkai, is the largest Kyokushin Karate organisation in the world. Becoming an affiliate dojo offers significant benefits including international accreditation of Kyu and Dan grades plus access to local, regional, international and Japan-based tournaments and seminars. As a WKO member, there's no restriction to where you can train or who you can associate with.
WHAT ARE AFFILIATE BENEFITS?
In addition to being a member of the largest Kyokushin organisation in the world, affiliate dojo also benefit as members of the World Karate Federation (WKF), the largest international governing body of sport karate with over 130 member countries and more than ten million members. This offers our affiliate dojo and their students the very best pathways to open national and international non-contact and full-contact Karate competition and training.
HOW DO WE JOIN?
We are accepting applications from any established New Zealand based Kyokushin dojo or instructors/students wishing to set up a new dojo. We are also open to hearing from non-Kyokushin organisations interested in moving to Kyokushin karate as well as dojo or groups wishing to register as friendly organisations. Contact us directly, all communication and correspondence treated in the strictest confidence.
WHAT IS A "FRIENDLY ORGANISATION"?
A friendly organisation is a dojo or karate group with whom we share events, activities and training. This includes other Kyokushin organisations and Karate styles in New Zealand and overseas. Being a 'friendly organisation' means your dojo or group is one of the first we contact when an open invitation to our events or activities is available. Contact us now to register your interest.