JKA-BC is a group of affiliated Shotokan karate dojos operating within the province of British Columbia. JKA-BC is the only karate organization in B.C. actively affiliated with the Japan Karate Association.
|The Japan Karate Association is an educational body approved by the Japanese Ministry of Education for the study of Shotokan Karate. It provides its members with worldwide technical standards and certification|
|The JKA Shotokan Karate-Do World Organization of Canada (JKA-SKD) was incorporated in February 2001. JKA-SKD’s function is to bring together various JKA affiliated organizations across Canada dedicated to promoting, teaching and developing Shotokan Karate-Do, while respecting the rules, regulations and directives decreed and promulgated by the Japan Karate Association (JKA).|