JKA Scotland Licence Application / Renewal

The online licence application system has been set up to process all new and renewal licence applications. Please visit this link for further information.

Membership of JKA Scotland

Why join JKA Scotland?
All members have access to the various courses and events that are organised by JKA Scotland which take place regularly throughout the year at various locations around Scotland. Members also have access to the various national and international events organised by the Japan Karate Association and its other affiliated associations in various countries along with the events organised by the Scottish Karate Governing Body.

How can I become a member or get more information about JKA Scotland?
If you are interested in training at one of our Dojo's then please contact the Dojo closest to you from our Clubs list page for more information. If you are interested in getting more information about JKA Scotland then please e-mail: contact@karatedoshotokan-scotland.com

Why Learn Karate?
Training in Karate is a great way of keeping fit while learning a traditional Martial Art. Through hard training and practice karate develops not only the body but also the mind and character.

Why Learn Shotokan?
Shotokan Karate is one of the most widely practiced forms of Karate in the world today and one of the most traditional

What is the Japan Karate Association?
With members in over 100 countries the Japan Karate Association (JKA) is one of the worlds largest and most prestigious Karate organisation founded in 1949

Can anyone practice Shotokan Karate?
Yes, the only real requirement is a disciplined commitment to work hard and train diligently. As long as the commitment is there then Shotokan Karate is for everyone.

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