International Shotokan Karate Federation
The International Shotokan Karate Federation (ISKF), formerly affiliated with the JKA, was established in 1977. The ISKF coordinates efforts to bring traditional Shotokan Karate programs and develop ISKF affiliated Karate organizations throughout North, Central, and South America, and the Caribbean.
Master Teruyuki Okazaki, 10th degree black belt, is the Chief
Instructor and Chairman of the ISKF. Master Okazaki was the right-hand man to
Master Nakayama in the early days of establishing the JKA. He also played a
crucial role in establishing and developing JKA tournament rules and the JKA
Instructors Training Program.
M. Nakayama and Y. Yaguchi
ISKF of Colorado
The ISKF of Colorado was established in 1974 with Sensei Yaguchi, 9th
degree black belt, as Chief Instructor and Chairman. The ISKF of
Colorado is also the headquarters for the Mountain States Region of the ISKF.
The Mountain States Region is the youngest region in the U.S. but, under
the guidance of Sensei Yaguchi, has developed numerous international and
Boulder Shotokan Karate
Boulder Shotokan Karate (formerly JKA of Boulder) was established in 1980 with Mr. Bruce Green as Chief Instructor. Boulder Shotokan Karate is an active member of the ISKF, and is one of the oldest branch dojos in the Mountain States Region.
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