World Shotokan Federation’s official events worldwide.

IJKA Founder Sadeshige Kato (9.Dan) passes away

IJKA Founder, Chief Instructor and World Shotokan Federation (WSF) Technical Advisor Shihan Sadeshige Kato passed away at his 77 years old in England. World Shotokan Federation condolences to his family and World Shotokan Family. Sadashige Kato Shihan 9th Dan Kato Shihan was born on July 22nd 1943 in Kochi, Japan. He …

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WSF Presidents meet in Dubai

The World Shotokan Federation President Esat Delihasan, Vice President of WSF Mr. Yashar Bashirov and Vice President of WSF Mr. Kakha Basilia meet with the Vice President of Russian Karate Federation Mr. Viktor Khan, President of Kazakhistan Karate Federation Mr. Pak Yevgeny Konstantinovich and Mr. Jastalap Sanauov, Vice President of …

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Musa Ertugan appointed as Turkish WSF Vice Chair

Turkish Karate Federation’s former Vice President Mr. Musa Ertugan has been appointed by the WSF Executive Commitee to the World Shotokan Federation Turkey Vice President Chair and responsible for the Turkish Republics relationships. Musa Ertugan was two terms member of the Turkish Karate Federation Executive Commitee

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WSF Iran Mr. Mohammed Bahrami

World Shotokan Federation Iran representative Mr. Mohammad Bahrami appointed by Executive Commitee starting from 28 November 2019. Mr. Bahrami is also President of Iran Shotokan Association and Iran Karate Federation Coaches Director.  

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10th World Shotokan Championships Bucharest

Click here for the results Click here for the general classification Click here for the drawings

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11th European Shotokan Championships Skopje

European Shotokan Championship plays on 1-2-3 November 2019 in Skopje North Macedonia by participation of 20 Nations with big success in its shobu ippon, shobu sanbon and WKF kumite categories. World Karate Federation Executive Commitee Member Esat Delihasan and World Karate Federation Technical Commitee Member Yashar Bashirov elected as new …

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Hirokazu Kanazawa Shihan passed away

According to an information relayed by The Shotokan Times, Soke Hirokazu Kanazawa died this morning, December 9, at the age of 88. 10th Dan, JKA World champion in Kumite and Kata, founder of the SKIF, Hirokazu Kanazawa was considered as one of Shotokan’s greatest Sensei. By Ludovic Mauchien / Photos : DR …

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