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The benefits of becoming party of

IFK Canada 


  • Unlock a World of Kyokushin Excellence with Our Exclusive Membership Benefits:

  • Embrace a Legacy: Join an internationally recognized Kyokushin Karate organization rooted in the unparalleled legacy of Mas Oyama.

  • Democracy in Action: Be a part of an organization where major decisions and policies are shaped through democratic processes, ensuring your voice is heard.

  • Politics-Free Zone: Bid farewell to the disruptions and divisions caused by politics in other Kyokushin organizations. Enjoy a harmonious environment dedicated to your martial arts journey.

  • Gold Standard Syllabus: Access a standardized international teaching and grading syllabus, ensuring consistent and top-tier instruction across the globe.

  • Global Seminars: Seize the opportunity to participate in international seminars covering Kihon (basics), Kata (forms), Kumite (fighting), self-defense, teaching techniques, and tournament officiating.

  • World-Class Competition: Elevate your skills by competing in prestigious international tournaments, showcasing your prowess on a global stage.

  • Globetrotter's Dream: Travel the world with the opportunity to visit and train at Kyokushin dojos, expanding your horizons and refining your techniques.

  • Forge Lifelong Bonds: Connect with like-minded Kyokushin enthusiasts, building enduring friendships that enrich your martial arts journey.

How to join

Introducing the dynamic world of IFK Canada Kyokushin Organization, where passion meets purpose! 

Embark on a thrilling journey with us as we've crafted a vibrant community dedicated to supporting kyokushin karate instructors and empowering dojo owners. Our mission is clear: provide top-notch martial arts instruction for individuals of all ages—men, women, and children.

At IFK Canada, we take pride in meticulously developing and implementing the renowned IFK Kyokushin method of karate training, a legacy crafted by the legendary Sosai Mas Oyama and Hanshi Steve Arneil. Our proven syllabus, training philosophy, and expertly structured classes guarantee a positive and welcoming environment for everyone.

Are you ready to ignite your passion for kyokushin karate and become a guardian of the Mas Oyama legacy? Envision yourself playing a pivotal role in your community by establishing a kyokushin karate dojo that radiates values such as respect, humility, honor, passion for martial arts, and a clean, healthy lifestyle.

If you're nodding along enthusiastically, then this opportunity is tailor-made for you!

👊 Say "YES" to:

✨ Preserving the legacy of Mas Oyama

✨ Establishing your own kyokushin karate dojo

✨ Becoming a community leader

✨ Embracing values of respect, humility, and honor

✨ Immersing yourself in a passion for martial arts

✨ Living a clean and healthy lifestyle

Ready to make a difference? Take the first step towards your exciting journey by joining us! Simply fill out the form and email us at Let's create a legacy together! 

Certification Program

Embarking on the journey to become an official affiliate of IFK Canada signifies a commitment to the pursuit of excellence as your guiding principle. Much like those who have preceded you, your life will be dedicated, either partially or entirely, to realizing the vision set forth by IFK Kyokushin.

To effectively align with this ethos, a profound comprehension of the origins of IFK Kyokushin is paramount. Understanding the philosophy, vision, and the meticulously crafted methods and tools is instrumental.

**IFK Canada Kyokushin Organization Black Belt Certification**

The IFK Kyokushin methodology draws its essence from the traditional training system developed by Sosai Mas Oyama, enhanced by the invaluable contributions and improvements made by Hanshi Steve Arneil, including the IFK Syllabus.

IFK Canada proudly acknowledges and accepts black belt ranks from prominent and officially recognized Kyokushin organizations such as Kyokushin IKO1, Shinkyokushin, Kyokushin-kan, Kyokushin IKO3 Matsushima, Kyokushin Union, and Kyokushin Budokai.

Upon submission of the Affiliation Application, a comprehensive face-to-face meeting and training session will be conducted to assess the applicant's proficiency and ensure adherence to IFK Kyokushin requirements.

Upon successful evaluation, an Affiliated Certification will be issued, officially inducting the applicant into the esteemed ranks of the IFK Canada Kyokushin Organization.

Being an IFK Canada Black Belt signifies an advanced stage of self-improvement, aimed not only at enhancing one's own quality of life but also positively impacting the lives of others through the practice of Kyokushin Karate.

IFK Canada Black Belts are unwaveringly committed to their personal development, constantly striving for the perfection of character, mind, and body. Your affiliation with IFK Canada is a testament to your dedication to these principles and the pursuit of excellence in Kyokushin Karate.

IFK Canada Kyokushin Passport

IFK Black Belt Certificate

IFK Lifetime Membership Card

Services Offered by

IFK Canada

We are pleased to present an array of premium services curated exclusively for our esteemed members, designed to elevate your experience and proficiency in Kyokushin Karate. Our commitment to excellence is reflected in the diverse offerings tailored to cater to your holistic growth:

**1. Kyu and Dan Rank Testing:**
   Immerse yourself in a comprehensive testing system meticulously crafted and acknowledged by the IFK Headquarters and esteemed kyokushin organizations globally.

**2. Seminars and Training Camps:**
   Engage in transformative learning experiences through exclusive seminars and training camps conducted by highly qualified masters, enriching your understanding and mastery of Kyokushin.

**3. National and International Tournaments:**
   Elevate your competitive spirit by participating in prestigious kata and kumite tournaments, both nationally and internationally, showcasing your skills on a grand stage.

**4. Instructor Certification:**
   Unleash your leadership potential through our rigorous Instructor and Assistant Instructor training programs, culminating in certification that attests to your proficiency and dedication.

**5. Referee Courses:**
   Sharpen your understanding of the sport with our referee courses, providing you with the knowledge and certification needed to officiate with precision.

**6. Premium Equipment:**
   Access top-notch equipment such as Kyokushin dogi, team tracksuits, and IFK badges, ensuring that you perform at your best with the finest gear available.

**7. Learning Materials:**
   Arm yourself with essential learning materials, including the Syllabus book, kata book, and grading book, indispensable resources for your continuous improvement.

**8. Online Learning Platform:**
   Stay connected with the art of Kyokushin through our exclusive online video lessons and tutorials, allowing you to refine your skills at your own pace and convenience.

**9. Personalized Mentoring:**
   Benefit from one-on-one mentoring and guidance, tailored to your unique journey and aspirations, ensuring that you reach your full potential in Kyokushin Karate.

At IFK CA, we are dedicated to providing unparalleled support and resources, empowering you to excel in your Kyokushin journey. Join us and experience the epitome of martial arts excellence.

Top 10 Reasons to Join

IFK Canada


Embark on an extraordinary journey as an esteemed member of our internationally recognized Kyokushin Karate organization. Rooted in a legacy tracing directly back to the revered Mas Oyama and guided by the distinguished leadership of the legendary 10th Dan master, Hanshi Steve Arneil, your membership is an entry into a tradition of unparalleled excellence.

**1. Legacy and Leadership:**
   Join an established and globally recognized organization, steeped in the legacy of Mas Oyama and under the unparalleled guidance of Hanshi Steve Arneil. Your affiliation connects you to a rich tradition of leadership and expertise.

**2. Exclusive Seminars and Global Exposure:**
   Seize the opportunity to participate in national and international seminars led by world-class masters, covering Kihon (basics), Kata (forms), Kumite (fighting), self-defense, teaching, and tournament officiating. Immerse yourself in a world of knowledge and elevate your skills under the mentorship of global masters.

**3. Standardized International Curriculum:**
   Learn from a meticulously standardized international teaching and grading syllabus, including a comprehensive kata book and grading requirement booklet provided by our Headquarters. This ensures a structured and effective learning experience.

**4. World-Class Tournaments:**
   Embrace the opportunity to compete in prestigious international tournaments, showcasing your skills on a global stage and pushing your limits to achieve excellence.

**5. Freedom from Politics:**
   Experience liberation from the political disruptions that have affected the Kyokushin world. IFK is recognized as one of the most open Kyokushin organizations globally, fostering a transparent and supportive community.

**6. Modern Approach, Traditional Values:**
   Be a part of a newly reformed and dynamic organization led by visionaries with a modern perspective on martial arts. Embrace the synthesis of contemporary ideals while upholding the core values inherent in the traditional aspects of Kyokushin.

**7. Exclusive Access to Mascouche Headquarters:**
   Enjoy FREE access to train at the Headquarters in Mascouche, housed in a modern private martial arts school. For inquiries, contact Karaté Mascouche, Francois Presseault, President of IFK Canada.

**8. Unparalleled Support for Your Success:**
   Receive comprehensive support for both your dojo and personal training endeavors. A direct line of communication is always available to ensure your success within our community.

**9. Active Involvement in Organization Functioning:**
   Exercise your voice and actively engage in the well-functioning of our organization. Your opinions and contributions are valued, fostering a sense of community and collaboration.

**10. Global Camaraderie:**
   Cultivate lifelong friendships with fellow Kyokushin karateka in Canada and across the globe. With a presence in more than 45 countries, IFK provides a global network of like-minded individuals sharing the passion for Kyokushin. Join us and embark on a journey of excellence and camaraderie.

How to join
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