OSKFI: Nurturing Traditions, Enriching Lives
With unwavering dedication to the teachings of Okinawa, Japan's revered masters, OSKFI proudly stands as the World's Largest ShorinRyuShorinKan Branch and India's foremost Martial Arts Organization.
Modest Origins: OSKFI embarked on its voyage with a mere 14 students at Bangalore's Bannerghatta National Park.
Empowering Thousands: Today, our federation shapes the lives of over 35,000 students annually, setting the standard for martial arts excellence nationwide.
Southern Influence, National Presence: More than 200 branches across South Bangalore and over 500 affiliated branches throughout the country exemplify our impactful presence.
Global Footprint: OSKFI extends its influence to international schools in the vicinity, fostering a global community united by the spirit of martial arts.
Empowering Women: We take pride in conducting women's self-defense training programs across Indian IT companies, impacting the lives of over 200,000 IT professionals.
Our story is one of reverence for tradition, commitment to growth, and a dedication to empowerment. OSKFI isn't just an organization; it's a movement that echoes the power of martial arts to shape character, instill values, and create a harmonious world. Join us on this empowering journey and experience the transformative influence of OSKFI.
The art of empty hand self defense
The word Karate is a combination of two Japanese words – “Kara” which means empty and “Te” which means hand.
Kobudō ( Old martial arts) is a collective term for Japanese traditional techniques for the use of armour, blades, firearms, and techniques related to combat and horse riding.
Shorin-ryu Shorinkan is a branch of the Kobayashi Shorin-ryū style of Okinawan Karate, developed by Shūgorō Nakazato, Hanshi 10th Dan. Nakazato was a student of Choshin Chibana. After Chibana's death in 1969, Nakazato assumed the title of Vice President of the Okinawa Shorin-Ryū Karate-do Association. In November 1975, Nakazato resigned from this association and formed the Okinawa Karate-do Shorin-Ryū Shorinkan Association.
Treat everyone with proper manners and respect, this is a professional environment. Do not enter the Dojo training area while another class is in session, wait for your class. Do not disrupt a class. Children, teens, or adults are not allowed in the training area unless they are in their personal class.
Okinawa Shorin Ryu Shorin Kan karate-Do Federation of India is directly affiliated with the Hombu dojo in Okinawa under the Founder and President of Shorin Ryu Shorin karate-do, Hanshi Ju Dan Shugoro Nakazato.