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Shotokan Karate in India was started more than 40 years ago with various instructors coming in with their own brand of Shotokan. However it was the advent of the JKA in India that brought the Original Shotokan to the forefront of Indian National Karate scene.
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Karate-do literally translated from the Japanese language is the way of the empty hand. In the early days of the martial art, there were no schools, but rather the art was known by the areas which it was practiced in. Today however there are 4 major schools of karate-do, namely Shotokan, Wado-ryu, Goju Ryu and Shito Ryu recognized by various world bodies.
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About Japan Karate Association : The Japan Karate Association (JKA) is a Corporation under the Ministry of Education in Japan. It was established on March 20 1950 by Master Funakoshi Gichin as the NIHON KARATE KYOKAI or JAPAN KARATE ASSOCIATION when translated into English.The Association was made a corporation by the Ministry of Education of Japan on April 10, 1958 and got the title of SHADANHOUJIN - NIHON KARATE KYOKAI. Using a professional outlook towards the propogation of the art of Karate-do, the JKA started an Instructors course programme which produced some of the best known names in the Karate world. . With these qualified instructors of the JKA spreading to the other continents, the JKA soon spread world wide. Most of the larger Shotokan Ryu Organizations in the world today are run by Instructors who are graduates of the Instructor's Programme of the JKA. The JKA has branches in more than a 100 countries around the globe including India and these branches together constitute the JKA World Federation. The Branch in Telangana, India is a member of the Japan Karate Association World Federation.
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