Announcement of New Year holidays

 The Okinawa Karate Information Center will be closed during the following year-end and New Year holidays.

  From Wednesday, December 30, 2020 to Sunday, January 3, 2021

 The center will be opened as usual from January 4th, 2021 (Monday).

 We thank you for your understanding and wish you a Happy New Year!


Renewal of the Karate Kaikan’s website

 The Okinawa Karate Kaikan has renewed it website with a new member's section offering unique contents. The address is the same:

Start of registration for the Youth World Tournament

 Interested people can now apply to participate to the “1st Okinawa Karate Youth World Tournament” to be held in August 2021.

Official page (In Japanese at this moment, English soon to come):

Registration page:


“WA” series: Nunchaku’s gyakute-gamae

 In this third episode of the Okinawa Karate “WA” series, cultural asset holder for Okinawa karate and kobudō and head of the Okinawa Dentō Kobudō Hozonkai Bunbukan, Nakamoto Masahiro sensei the nunchaku technique "Gyakute-gamae".