The Okinawa Karate Information Center, hereinafter referred to as OKIC, provides a complimentary introduction to Okinawa Karate dojos and Karate-related tourist destinations that are affiliated with the Okinawa Dento Karatedo Shikokai, hereinafter referred to as ODKS.


About us

  Date of establishment: May 1st, 2017

  Project assignor: Okinawa Prefecture Karate Promotion Division

  Project managirial organization: Okinawa Dento Karatedo Shinkokai

  Project operating organization : Okinawa Karate Information Center  

Supervisor / Center chief: Uehara Kunio (Chief of secretariat of ODKS)


Major activities

  1. Provinding multilingual information in relation to Okinawa karate
  2. Multilingual support in regards to all types of inquiries on Okinawa karate
  3. Provide a coordinating function between domestic and international karate practitioners and dojos in the prefecture in cooperation with related organizations
  4. Others


General information

  Address: 854-1 Tomigusuku, Tomigusuku City Okinawa 901-0241 (within the Okinawa Karate Kaikan)

  Business hours: all days AM 9:00-PM 17:00

  Closed: every Wednesday, December 30th – January 3rd

 Email: /

*Please contact us at the above e-mail address for any inquiries.

An OKIC representative will contact you within 2-3 business days.


Our services

 OKIC provides the following services:

     – Multilingual response to inquiries about Okinawan karate and kobudo

  – Introduction to dojos in Okinawa belonging to the ODKS and karate experience programs


  If you have any inquiries regarding the above information, feel free to contact at and