Parents Guide to Karate (NEW)
JKA Gulf Gasshuku & Tournament November 2012
Welcome to Japan Karate Association - Bahrain (Nihon Karate Kyokai), a non-profit organization
created to preserve and promote Budō, the traditional martial
ways of Japan. In doing so, our aim is to elevate the spirit of people of all ages and to nurture citizens who will
contribute to world peace and harmony. JKA Bahrain endeveaors to contribute to the development, teaching and promotion
of authentic JKA shotokan karate in Bahrain.
Japan Karate Association has presence in over 100 countries www.jka.or.jp JKA is the heir to the Shotokan Karate tradition, and is the
only legal karate entity officially approved by Japanese Government as an association of members (Shadan Hojin)
for the promotion of Karate. JKA is the preserver of the soul and spirit of the art of Karate-do based
on the ancient Japanese tradition of Bushido (the way of the Samurai). JKA mission is to promote
this way of Karate throughout the world, ensuring that it remains true to the philosophical precepts upon which it was founded. We are the only official branch
in Bahrain endorsed and directly affiliated by JKA Japan. Our training and ranking system (belts) are the
only ones certified from Japan and recognized worldwide. JKA Bahrain
instructors are certified JKA Examinars and Instructors authorized to conduct color and black belts examinations.
All diplomas are issued from JKA Japan HQ as per JKA World Federation rules and guidelines.
JKA Bahrain Main Number +973-3888-6930