The International Kyukoshinkai Union: Unwavering Commitment to the Art

International Kyokushin UnionIKU Board of Directors, Members and spectators will be steadfast, loyal and helpful to Sosai’s family in any situation and any circumstance.

In the new millennium, the IKU was founded to follow the truth, Masutatsu Oyama’s legacy and discipline in protecting Kyokushin techniques, and the rules and regulations – without deviating from Sosai’s original principles and ideas.

The IKU headquarters (Honbu) will supervise continental chairmen, country, states and the provinces branch chiefs. It will also accept new members, such as other styles of martial arts, as well as beginners from around the globe. Technically, administratively and with marketing as well as public relations will be governed with the spirit of IKU.


International Kyokushinkai Union

True Meaning of Kyokushin


The Kyokushin Way is centered in posture…

“Kyokushin” means “Ultimate Truth” and Kyokushin Karate is the pursuit of ultimate truth of mind, technique, and body.

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