Kyokushin-kan International is open to all dojo operators who teach Mas Oyama's Kyokushin karate throughout the world, who are willing to follow Kyokushin-kan's policies, and support the worldwide development of Kyokushin karate. As a nonprofit organization, Kyokushin-kan International, more so than any of the other Kyokushin splinter groups, exclusively to develop Kyokushin karate in the world for the betterment of the spiritual and physical health of its members and for the deepening of human relationships and therefore the betterment of society as a whole. As a member branch of Kyokushin-kan' International in your country, you will benefit from invitations to participate in an ever-widening range of international seminars and tournament, just as you will benefit from Kyokushin-kan's standardized ranking system designed to instill a world standard and prevent runaway ranking as is so common in unregulated styles around the world.
Most importantly, however, as a member of Kyokushin-Kan, you and your dojo will benefit from the spiritual guidance and technical instruction of Kancho(chairman) Hatsuo Royama, Fuku-Kancho(vice-chairman) Tsuyoshi Hiroshige, Honbu-Chief Akio Koyama, and Kyokushin-kan Technical Committee Chairman,Hiroto Okazaki, among others. Together within Kyokushin-kan we invite you to work together with us to continue the vital development of Sosai Mas Oyama's Kyokushin karate. We at Kyokushin-kan look to the future, in the spirit of Mas Oyama, to ensure that Kyokushin karate retains(or in some cases"reclaims") its reputation as the world's strongest karate. Just as Kyokushin karate continuously evolves during Mas Oyama's lifetime, we competitions, and especially under the guidance of some of the greatest minds of the Kyokushin world, will achieve new levels of technical performance and spiritual strength worthy of the protection of Mas Oyama's legacy.
If you are an instructor or coach and would like to join Kyokushin-kan, or if you already belong to Kyokushin-kan and have something important or special to consult, please contact us via e-mail or telephone. If you want to train in one of our dojos, please contact your nearest branch chief or dojo operator.