About Okinawa Karate Kaikan

Tell the origin of karate
and learn the essence

Karate is said to have enthusiasts all over the world.

Okinawa Karate Kaikan preserves, inherits, and develops Okinawa Karate "as a unique cultural heritage.
Disseminating "Okinawa, the birthplace of karate" both domestically and Internationally
This facility is a base for learning the essence of traditional karate.

Okinawa Karate Kaikan's 6 Roles

  • The Okinawa Karate Kaikan has six roles as a base for learning the essence of karate by preserving, inheriting, and developing Okinawa Karate as a unique culture, and disseminating "Okinawa, the birthplace of karate" both domestically and internationally.
  1. 1Contribution to personality formation
    (Emphasis on etiquette)
  2. 2Dissemination of being the birthplace of karate
  3. 3Exchanges between schools within the prefecture and at home and abroad
  4. 4Fostering leaders and successors
  5. 5Inheritance of the essence of karate
  6. 6Promotion of training in Okinawa

It is a facility that anyone can enjoy, not only for those involved in karate in Japan and overseas, but also for those who have no experience in karate and tourists who are interested in karate.

Main facilities of Okinawa Karate Kaikan

Membership registration information

Easy online purchase

You can save the trouble of inputting when purchasing Okinawa Karate Kaikan original goods such as bags and T-shirts from the online shop.

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Limited video distribution

We are planning to distribute a special karate video only for paid members.

About paid members
Special information

For paid members only, we will inform you of special information such as seminar information on karate.

Seminar information

Equipment outline

Name of facility Okinawa Karate Kaikan
location 854-1 Tomigusuku, Tomigusuku-shi, Okinawa (inside the ruins of Tomigusuku Castle) [View on Google MAP]
Site area About 3.8 hectares
Main application Karate dojo and exhibition facilities
Total floor area Approximately 7,810㎡ (Dojo facility 5.917㎡ / Exhibition facility 1.803㎡ / Special dojo 91㎡)
Building structure Reinforced concrete construction, partly steel frame construction
equipment Special dojo / dojo / training room / outdoor training room / reference room (charged) / Seminar room / conference room / reading room / search corner / toilet / shower room / nursing room / free parking lot (100 cars) / shop / cafe
Opening hours Exhibition facility 9:00-18:00 (last admission 17:30)
Exhibition facility 9:00-18:00 (last admission 17:30)
Rest day Every Wednesday, December 30th-January 3rd of the following year
※When Wednesday falls on a national holiday or memorial day, the closed day will be transferred to a day other than the most recent closed day.