Welcome to the official website of OKIC
2017.07.27

  As the name indicates, the Okinawa Karate Information Center - OKIC - intends to be a front window for people in need for information about Okinawa karate and kobudo and the birthplace of karate that is Okinawa.

  Furthermore, if you wish to visit Okinawa in relation with karate or wish to train in Okinawa, feel free to contact us anytime.

  We can be reached by email, calling us or visiting our office located within the Okinawa Karate Kaikan.

  Please understand that this website is still in the process of being built so bear with us if there is not yet that much information. We will for sure be adding information along the way. We welcome your comments and ideas on how to improve our services.

  We hope to see you soon in Okinawa.

  Thank you and Nife-debiru

 

  Uehara Kunio

  Head of the center

Okinawa karate worldwide seminar
2017.07.13

  Between August 1st and 13th, the Okinawa Prefecture and the Okinawa Dento Karatedo Shinkokai are organizing 2 seminars at the Okinawa Karate Kaikan. Information is available at the website below

http://karate-seminar.okinawa/en/enkokuchi.html

  If you have any inquiry during your visit, feel free to visit our center which is also located within the same Kaikan.

Special feature: The beauty of Okinawa karate
2017.07.12

  An interview with Tomoyose Ryuko sensei, asset holder for Okinawa Prefecture recognized intangible cultural asset Okinawa “Karate and kobujustu”.

Read the article

Karate events in August
2017.07.11

Here are some of karate events scheduled in Okinawa during the month of August 2017

 

Okinawa Karate Worldwide Seminar        

Date: August 1-6, 2017

Venue: Okinawa Karate Kaikan

Organizers: Okinawa Prefecture, Okinawa Dento Karatedo Shinkokai

 

Okinawa Karate Intensive Training

Date: August 8-13, 2017

Venue: Okinawa Karate Kaikan

Organizers: Okinawa Prefecture, Okinawa Dento Karatedo Shinkokai

 

Oshukai Summer Seminar

Date: August 16-20, 2017

Venue: Naha City headquarters

Organizer: World Oshukai

 

Karatedo Championship Tournament

Date: August 27, 2017

Venue: Okinawa City Budokan

Organizer: Okinawa Karatedo Association

 

For other events, visit the Karate events page

 

Other events of interest:

Gima Shiradogura Okinawa Sumo Tournament

Date: August 16, 2017

Venue: Gima Shiradogura, Kume Island

Organizer: Kumejima Town Tourism Association

 

Shikinado Okinawa Sumo Tournament

Date: August 17, 2017

Venue: Shikinado, Kume Island

Organizer: Kumejima Town Tourism Association

 

Nishime All Islands Eisa and Okinawa Sumo Tournament

Date: August 20, 2017

Venue: Nishime, Kume Island

Organizer: Kumejima Town Tourism Association

Launching of the OKIC official website
2017.07.10

  We are launching the official website of the Okinawa Karate Information Center (OKIC).

  While OKIC is the acronym for our center’s name, you might remember the site’s address as “OK, I see”!

  Information will be added on this website along the way. Please visit regularly and contact us anytime if you have inquiries on Okinawa karate and kobudo or some comments regarding the content of this website.