"You are not finished when you lose. You are finished when you quit."
Sensei Masaru Shintani

To receive the rank of ROKUDAN

  1. You must be minimum 40 years of age.
  2. You must have been a Godan at least 6 years of Active Training - see section "B" of the grading manual.
  3. You must be actively, or in the past be involved in the Shintani Wado Kai Karate Federation on a national level, on the Senate or on a sub-committee where needed.
  4. Ranking will be by approval of the Senate.
  5. Refer to the Grading Process document in the Appendix.

SWKKF Mission Statement

We are a family oriented traditional karate organization focusing on Sensei Masaru Shintani's teachings and values of kindness and humility.
Our goal is to move into the future with ties to the past developing confident individuals who will be positive role models within the community.

Last updated: May 15, 2017 | Shintani Wado Kai Karate Federation © 2017