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Karate-Do
“Kara” is the Japanese for empty while “te” means hand and “Do” translates as the way, or path. Karate-Do is “The Way of the Empty Hand”.
 
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THE 12th SKIF KARATE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP
THE 12th SKIF KARATE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP
 

Welcome to 2016

Welcome to 2016 and Join New Zealand's leading Traditional Japanese Shotokan Karate Federation.

New Members Welcome, Seniors, Men, Women and Juniors

Junior classes at New Lynn and Mt. Roskill , join our Karate Kid's classes now.

 

Great Shotokan Karate Masters alive and well
KANAZAWA SOKE  and ABE KEIGO SHIHAN together 30th October 2015 , Tokyo , Japan
KANAZAWA SOKE and ABE KEIGO SHIHAN together 30th October 2015 , Tokyo , Japan
 
GLUCINA GORAN Sensei, and PATRICK DYZELL Sensei with KANAZAWA SOKE and ABE SHIHAN
GLUCINA GORAN Sensei, and PATRICK DYZELL Sensei with KANAZAWA SOKE and ABE SHIHAN
 
IWAI Sensei and GLUCINA Sensei  with KANAZAWA SOKE  and ABE SHIHAN
IWAI Sensei and GLUCINA Sensei with KANAZAWA SOKE and ABE SHIHAN
 
 

Karate-Do "The Way of the Empty Hand" - TV9 Interview
 

Kancho, Nobuaki Kanazawa Seminar September 2014
 
 

SKIF Japan April 2014 Inaugural Seminar and Celebration
Goran Shihan with Higaonna Morio Shihan Goran Shihan with Tatsuya Naka Sensei
 
Brendan Sensei, HIGAONNA MORIO SHIHAN , Patrick Sensei and Daizo Kanazawa Sensei
 
Patrick Sensei and Brendan Sensei
 
Back: Brendan Wells Sensei, Goran Glucina Shihan, Patrick Dyzell Sensei
Front: Nobuaki Kanazawa Kancho, Hirokazu Kanazawa Soke, Manabu Murakami Shihan
 
Japan Seminar and Inaugural Ceremony
 
 

SKIF NZ Junior Grading & Competition - May 2013:
May Grading 2013
 
May Grading 2013
 

Personal Training Now Available:
4th Dan Arisa Sensei is available for one on one Karate training.
Please contact Arisa on 021 02686152 for more information.
 

Shotokan Karate-Do International Federation NZ
Welcome to SKIF NZ!
Traditional Japanese Shotokan Karate taught by Japan qualified 7th Dan Instructor Goran Glucina pictured 2nd from left below. SKIF NZ is the only NZ affiliate of SKIF Japan.
 
Kancho
Kancho Hirokazu Kanazawa 10th Dan
SKIF Chief Instructor
Kancho Hirokazu Kanazawa
One of the world's most renowned and respected traditional karate masters alive Kanazawa Kancho, 10th Dan. He is the first karateka to have won the notorious All Japan karate Championship.

In 1978, Kanazawa Kancho set up SKIF (Shotokan Karate-Do International Federation). SKIF is now the worlds largest Shotokan Karate Association under one chief instructor, having over 3.5 million members in over 107 countries.
 

Karate Legend HIROKAZU KANAZAWA 10th Dan:
 
 
SKIF NZ Instructors
SKIF NZ Instructors with Kancho Hirokazu Kanazawa
 
Kancho Seminar 2009
SKIF NZ has two dojo's in Auckland.
 
SKIF NZ - Childrens Class
Childrens class from our Mt Roskill Dojo