To receive the rank of Hachidan, you must meet the following guidelines:
Ranking will be by approval of the Senate.
Refer to the Grading Process document in the Appendix.
SWKKF VISION STATEMENT
The Shintani Wado Kai Karate Federation will be the premiere traditional karate and Shindo organization in North America, through the work of our highly skilled and dedicated instructors in developing unparalleled character, skill and pride in our students.
SWKKF MISSION STATEMENT
The Shintani Wado Kai Karate Federation is an inclusive organization modeling Hanshi Shintani's kindness and humility, through the teaching of his traditional karate and Shindo.