With representation in 27 countries and numerous members worldwide, the is one of the leading martial arts institutions in the world. As an international certification headquarters, Kokusai Budoin seeks to promote the knowledge and understanding of Japanese martial arts.
Please note, All New Membership Applications must be sponsored and signed by a Kokusai Budoin Official Representative
Membership is divided into three categories: -
UK instructor or Student membership which comes with free UK instructor or student insurance.
Club Membership to register and associate your club as and affiliated club (open to all), UK accredited club (run by a Kokusai budoin UK registered instructor) and Japan accredited club (run by a Kokusai Budoin Japanese regsitered instructor).
Japanese regular (4th dan or over) or associate (3rd dan and below) membership.
As a non-profit organization, the Government of Japan has formally recognised Kokusai Budoin as a premier martial arts institution. As a member of Kokusai Budoin, you will become part of its rich tradition and heritage. In addition, your certifications of achievement will be registered and recognised worldwide.