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

To receive the rank of SHICHIDAN

  1. You must be minimum 47 years of age.
  2. You must have been a Rokudan at least 7 years of Active Training (see Section B definitions).
  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, as Provincial Representative, leader of a larger organization or a chair of a SWKKF Committee.
  4. Must be in an instructional and/or active leadership role in the organization.
  5. Ranking will be by approval of the Senate.
  6. 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: June 23, 2017 | Shintani Wado Kai Karate Federation © 2017