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    The International Karate Daigaku is the fastest growing karate organization in the World. We have over 57 regions in 33 countries World Wide.

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    Following the vision of Grandmasters Gichin Funakoshi and Masatoshi Nakayama, the IKD is dedicated to the spread of Shotokan Karate around the World.

“Breaking the cycle of crime & violence through the discipline of karate.”

Our main goal continues to be of service to young people throughout the world by helping them find direction in life.


The International Karate Daigaku is the newest and fastest growing International Karate Organizaion. Since forming in February 2011, the IKD has grown to include 57 regions in 33 countries World Wide. This is inpart to the leadership of our Shihan Kai and our Founder Shuseki Shihan Frank Woon-A-Tai.
Gomes passes

IKD Patron, Anthony Augusto Gomes, 7th Dan, passed away March 25 in Kingston, Jamaica. He was 85 years old.


In this feature, News Room’s Sport Editor Avenash Ramzan looks at the move by ‘A’ Division of the Guyana Police Force to introduce karate as a means of helping youths in several communities charter a positive lifestyle. (Thanks to Guyana's News Room for this video.)

Meet the IKD

Meet Michelle Woon-A-Tai. The daughter of Shihan Frank and Maureen Woon-A-Tai is the featured member of the IKD for March.

IKD Honbu Camp

IKD 2017 Honbu Camp website has gone live. Register for IKD Honbu Camp now! Download the registration form here. Visit the website for more information.

Meet the IKD

A new feature, Meet the IKD, has been added to the website. It can be found on the About Us page. This new feature will showcase a member of the IKD each month. IKD Webmaster, Norm Robitza is featured for February.

IKD Honbu Camp

The IKD has released the poster for the 2017 IKD World Honbu Camp.