JKA Scotland Gasshuku 2018
19th Ė 21st October

JKA Scotland 2018 National Gasshuku JKA Scotland 2018 National Gasshuku JKA Scotland 2018 National Gasshuku
Imura Sensei                            Kurihara Sensei                            Ohta Sensei
 8th Dan JKA                                5th Dan JKA                            7th Dan JKA
    JKA HQ                                            JKA HQ                                JKA England

JKA Scotland are delighted to announce the instructors for our annual international course and Dan grading in October. This course is open to all, no matter the age or grade, all you need is a willingness to train with the best.

Applications for JKA Scotland Gasshuku are now available from your JKA Scotland Instructor or by contacting info@jkascotland.com.


JKA Scotland Kata Course 2018


JKA Scotland Special May Course 2018

On one of the warmest days of the year so far, with a royal wedding and a couple of football cup finals to compete with, JKA Scotland presented the Annual Special May Course and grading with Ohta Sensei 7th Dan JKA. As usual our JKA Scotland members didnít let us down and turned up in their droves to support the event on Saturday 19th May 2018 at Dunfermline High School.
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JKA Scotland Kata Course
13th January 2018

JKA Scotland Kata Course

JKA Scotland members enjoyed the first Course of 2018 with Sensei Ohta 7th Dan JKA on Saturday 13th January. For more information please check in the latest news:


Join JKA Scotland

Do you wish to become a member of a modern thinking well organised non-profit making association run by democratically elected members for the benefit of its members?
Are you an instructor looking to affiliate your club to an association that provides regular courses with top JKA instructors and offers help and support from its National Committee?
Train karate as taught by the Japan Karate Association with JKA Scotland. The Japan Karate Association is one of the most prestigious and largest karate organisations in the world founded in 1949 with its headquarters in Tokyo Japan and members in over 100 countries worldwide.
Become a member of JKA Scotland and enjoy access to the benefits listed below:

  • JKA Scotland National Courses with visiting JKA Honbu Dojo and internationally renowned JKA instructors.
  • Worldwide recognised grades from internationally recognised JKA Dan Grading examiners.
  • Regional association courses and kyu gradings.
  • Squad training sessions and access to JKA Scotland National Team selection for JKA World and European Championships events at both senior and junior level.
  • Special Instructor training courses for Club Instructors and senior grades.
  • Special Kata Courses.
  • Structured tuition and grading syllabus
  • Non-profit making organisation
  • Membership of JKA World Federation, JKA Europe and Scottish Karate Governing Body

For anyone wishing to join a JKA Scotland club please see our clubs page or e-mail info@JKAScotland.com

For any instructor wishing to find out more about affiliating to JKA Scotland please e-mail info@JKAScotland.com


Latest News

September Update:
Kata Course 2018

On the 1st September 2018, Dunfermline High school played host again to a very keen gathering of brown and black belts from JKA Scotland.
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January Update:
Calendar of Events 2018

The JKA Scotland calendar of events for 2018 has been added to the Events page. more information:


October Update:
10th JKA Scotland Gassuku 2017

On Friday 20th, Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd of October 2017, JKA Scotland welcomed Senseiís Kurasako, Ogane and Ohta to Scotland.
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September Special Kata Course 2017
Sensei Ohta 7th Dan JKA

Special May Course 2017.

On 2nd September, JKA Scotland held itís annual Special Kata Course with Sensei Ohta 7th Dan JKA.
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November Update:
Calendar of Events 2017

The JKA Scotland calendar of events for 2017 has been added to the Events page. more information:


Squad Training

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