Shotokan Karate-Do International Federation

SKIF News and Events

The Shotokan Karate-do International Federation (SKIF) of Mexico is organising the X SKIF America Continental Karate Championship, which will take place from July 31 to August 4, 2024, in the City of Querétaro, Querétaro, Mexico.
Published: 31 Jul 2024
Information about the 2024 SKIF International Seminar which will take place on the 29-31 March 2024 in Tokyo.
Published: 29 Mar 2024
The 2023 SKIF World Championships will take place in Gyor, Hungary, between 23-27 August 2023.
Published: 23 Aug 2023
Information about the 2023 SKIF International Seminar on 24th-26th March 2022.
Published: 24 Mar 2023
SKIF wishes to declare under the spirit of harmony that we are against all kinds of military aggression against Ukraine. We want to express our heartfelt sympathies and the deep concern we have felt upon hearing the daily news of military violence against civilians. We sincerely wish for a swift end to the war. The people of Ukraine have our full support. 
Published: 14 Apr 2022
Information about the 2022 SKIF International Seminar on 25th-27th March 2022.
Published: 25 Mar 2022
Mr Ishihara was Ex. Governor of Tokyo Metropolitan who hosted the welcome reception for the 9th SKIF World Championships in Tokyo 2006 sadly passed away at the age of 89 on the 1st of February 2022.
Published: 01 Feb 2022
Please note that after careful consideration, In Addition to the cancellation of the 7th SKIF International Seminar in 2020 and the 8th SKIF International Seminar in 2021, we unfortunatly have to announce the cancellation of the 9th SKIF International Seminar in 2022.  The COVID-19 Delta-Variant peaked out in the Summer of 2021 (Fifth Wave) and towards the end of 2021 The Omicron Variant caused a new (Sixth Wave) which is why we have had to announce the sad news.  
Published: 14 Jan 2022
Exclusive and free training sessions via Zoom for current SKIF Yudansha Kai members to train together in memory of Soke Hirokazu Kanazawa
Published: 05 Dec 2021
SKIF International would like to express their heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of SKIF Hong Kong Sensei Alan Castro 9th Dan SKIF who sadly passed away on the 28th November 2021 at the age of 96. Oss! May he Rest in Peace.
Published: 28 Nov 2021
Information about The SKIF American Continent Camp 2021
Published: 19 Aug 2021
Information about the SKIF GHQ Zoom On-Line Lesson Service
Published: 01 Apr 2021
Information about The Soke Hirokazu Kanazawa Memorial Service
Published: 14 Mar 2021
Soke Hirokazu Kanazawa Memorial Service took place on 14th March 2021 in Aoyama Memorial Hall.
Published: 14 Mar 2021
Information about the SKIF Soke Hirokazu Kanazawa Memorial Seminar
Published: 13 Mar 2021
Information about The 8th SKIF International Seminar
Published: 12 Mar 2021
Information about The X SKIF American Continents Championships 2020
Published: 19 Aug 2020
Infomation about SKIF GHQ Honbu Dojo delivering virtual training globally via Patreon. Sessions will begin on Saturday 6th June 2020 and will be weekly.
Published: 03 Jun 2020
SKIF GHQ and SKIF Yudansha-Kai will host a global YouTube live training session on Sunday 3rd May 2020 @ 09:00-10:00 (Japan Time)
Published: 03 May 2020
Prime minister declared today a State of Emergency against the corona virus. Following up this statement, SKIF Honbu Dojo will be continued to close the training till may 7th (Thurs) 2020. However the SKIF GHQ office is working (11:00-16:00) and communication means (24hours) are being kept as per announced on 2020/3/4.
Published: 07 Apr 2020
Message from Kancho Nobuaki Kanazawa and Shuseki Shihan Manabu Murakami regarding the global COVID-19 pandemic
Published: 01 Apr 2020
Information about Soke Hirokazu Kanazawa Farewell Ceremony at the Aoyama Funeral Hall Tokyo Japan.
Published: 28 Mar 2020
Information about The 7th SKIF International Seminar
Published: 27 Mar 2020
Please note that SKIF GHQ Honbu Dojo Training will be closed from March 6th (f) till April 5th (sun), 2020. This decision has been made to prevent the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) at the dojo due to the lack of space and ventilation restrictions of the honbu dojo and other sports centers.
Published: 04 Mar 2020
Pursuant further to our last message, it is with our deep regret to advise you that we have decided to SUSPEND our 7 th International Seminar and also to postpone Soke Kanazawa’s Farewell Ceremony to the prospected 8 th SKIF International seminar at the end March/early April, 2021.
Published: 28 Feb 2020
The preparation processes of the above events are going on as scheduled and even CORONA VIRUS issue raised at the early February, we have presumed our event schedule can be maintained as schedules.
Published: 26 Feb 2020
Soke Hirokazu Kanazawa passed away peacefully on the 8th December 2019 at the blessed ripe old age of 88 years old.
Published: 08 Dec 2019
Information about The 13th SKIF World Championships
Published: 15 Jul 2019
Information about The 6th SKIF International Seminar
Published: 29 Mar 2019
Hanshi Eduardo Mejia Jabid SKIF Dominican Republic received the award of KYOKUJITSU TANKOSHO from the Japanese Government for promotion of Karate in the Dominican Republic.
Published: 07 Nov 2018
It is our great pleasure to announce that Our Chairman Takeo Hiranuma has been conferred the Japanese most valuable decoration of KYOKUJITSU DAIJYUSHOU Conferring ceremony by the Emperor took place today at the Imperial Palace.
Published: 03 Nov 2018
Information about The SKIF 40th Anniversary Celebration & Soke Hirokazu Kanazawa 88th Birthday Party
Published: 31 Mar 2018
Information about The 5th SKIF International Seminar
Published: 30 Mar 2018
Information about the The IX Pan-Am Championships - Buenos Aires, Argentina
Published: 19 Aug 2017
SKIEF European Championships - Hradec Kralove
Published: 17 May 2017
Information about The 4th SKIF International Seminar
Published: 31 Mar 2017
Information about The 12th SKIF World Championships Dan Grading Examination in Indonesia
Published: 25 Aug 2016
Information about The Referee & Judges Clinic and Yudansha Kai Seminar at the 12th SKIF World Championships
Published: 23 Aug 2016
Information about the 12th SKIF World Championships Rules Regarding Referee Dress Code, Karate-gi and Safety Equipment
Published: 22 Aug 2016
Information about The 2nd SKIEF Seminar & 50th Anniversary of SKIF-Portugal
Published: 22 Apr 2016
Information about The 3rd SKIF International Seminar
Published: 25 Mar 2016
Information about The 2nd SKIF International Seminar
Published: 05 Apr 2015
Information about The 1st SKIF International Seminar
Published: 05 Apr 2014
Information about The 11th SKIF World Championships Dan Grading Examination
Published: 21 Nov 2012
Information about The 11th SKIF World Championships
Published: 18 Nov 2012
Information about Soke Hirokazu Kanazawa receiving Karate-Do Meijin.
Published: 12 Jul 2012
At the OPENING Ceremony, Dr. Hideo Kanazawa, 9th Dan, Hanshi, G.M. of Iwate Prefecture will express his gratitude for Donation from our worldwide members to victims of the Tsunami two years ago. He will be accompanied by the following persons (all victims) from the Tsunami stricken area
Published: 01 Jan 2012
Information about The SKIF 30th Anniversary Celebration & Soke Hirokazu Kanazawa 77th Birthday Party
Published: 25 Oct 2008
The opening of Gichin Funakoshi Sensei Monument, April 20th 2007, Okinawa, Japan.
Published: 20 Apr 2007
SKIF are engaged in promoting international exchange/friendship and world peace.
Published: 01 Jan 2000