Afghanistan Kyokushin-kan Karate-do Organization Policy
Section on Relations with Other Karate Organizations
Quick answers to frequently asked questions:
I am a member of Kyokushin-kan Afghanistan in the capacity of Kyokushin-kan instructor, national team member, senior member, provincial representative, or student,
Question: Can I participate in seminars, tournaments, and official gatherings conducted by other Karate Organizations such as IKO, WKO, IKO Matsui, IKO Matsushima, and other organizations inside or outside Afghanistan?
Question: What if a current member of Kyokushin-kan Afghanistan participates in an event (seminar, tournament) inside or outside Afghanistan without prior approval from Country Representative/Branch Chief?
Answer: The member of Kyokushin-kan Afghanistan who doesn’t obey our organization policy and participates in an event conducted by other organizations without having approval may be suspended and/or expelled from Kyokushin-kan Afghanistan. Such an act is treated as disrespect to Kyokushin-kan Afghanistan, and the membership may be terminated for default.
Question: What is Kyokushin World Union – KWU?
Answer: Kyokushin World Union is an umbrella organization created to unify Kyokushin Karate Organizations and introduce the Kyokushin sport in the Olympic games.
Question: What is the relation between Kyokushin-kan International Honbu and KWU?
Answer: Kyokushin-kan International Organization/Honbu is the founding member of KWU.
Question: What is the relation of Kyokushin-kan Afghanistan with KWU?
Answer: Kyokushin-kan Afghanistan is the representative body of KWU in Afghanistan.
Question: Does Kyokushin-kan Afghanistan support and/or participate in events conducted by KWU?
Question: Does Kyokushin-kan Afghanistan support and/or participate in events conducted by Karate Organizations that are current members of KWU such as KWF, and IFK?
Answer: Yes – although the recommendation from Kyokushin-kan International Honbu on such participation will be considered important.
Question: Does Kyokushin-kan Afghanistan support and/or participate in events conducted by other Karate Organizations such as IKO, WKO, IKO Matsui, IKO Matsushima that are not members of KWU?
Question: I am a member of Kyokushin-kan Afghanistan, can I attend an event conducted by KWU outside Afghanistan?
Answer: You can attend an event conducted by KWU only if you get prior approval for this participation by the Country Representative and President of Kyokushin-kan Afghanistan.
If you have further questions, please contact us via email or phone call.
Updated June 09, 2014