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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.

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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.
Jones passes

Early this morning, Sensei Lavern Jones, 5th Dan, passed away at the Georgetown Public Hospital in Guyana. She was a founding member of the Guyana Karate College and taught children at the GKC. The IKD send her daughter and loved ones our most sincere condolences.

IKD Camp

In June, the IKD will hold the annual World Karate Camp in Ontario. This year the Science of Karate will be featured and just announced Elite Olympic Training with Shihan Shim.

Meet the IKD

Meet Diandra Woon-A-Tai. The eldest daughter of Shihan Frank and Maureen Woon-A-Tai is the featured member of the IKD for May.

Quebec Camp

The 45th Quebec Summer Camp will be held from June 24th to 28th, 2017, in Lévis. The course will be led by Shihan Dexter Shim, 8th dan and Shihan Maureen Woon-A-Tai, 8th dan.

Alice Bernstein

Congratulations to Shihan Alice Bernstein of Barbados on her promotion to Eighth Dan. She earned the rank during Shuseki Shihan Frank Woon-A-Tai's recent trip to the Caribbean.


The IKD is in process of amending its Kyu & Dan Examination Syllabus Manual. The 2nd Edition will be released later in 2017, along with IKD Tournament Rules & Regulations.