We, the karate people who practice the world Matsubokan karate, transcend races and borders, eliminate all prejudice, ignorance and all discrimination, are free from religious and political standpoints, and have individual dignity as human beings. Confirming that each person, large and small countries, and organizations have equal rights, the logical development of Matsubokan Karatedo, technological progress, and the circle of love will grow, and world peace through martial arts karate. With the understanding of the organizations of each of the federated countries, we have gathered sweat, wisdom and effort for all the organizations of the federation, together with the organizations of all the federated countries. We decided to create a modern and lasting institution for the mutual understanding and goodwill of humankind in the world and the healthy development of youth. In order to achieve the ideal and purpose based on this philosophy, the World Shotokan Karatedo Federation <WSKF World Shotokan> will be formed here.


We seek the growth and development of World Shotokan We seek the growth and development of World Shotokan We, Karate exponents, training in the art of World Shotokan, firmly reject all forms of prejudice and discrimination. It is our firm decision to find our art as a modern and permanent one, firmly rooted in friendship and understanding between all human beings on the planet. We seek the development and growth of a world youth and through that the development of world peace. health movement based on mutual understanding between all federated member organizations. Under these guiding principles we hereby organize and found The World Shotokan Karate-Do Federation.


June 1, 1990 Haruo Ueda (WSKF), Chairman of the
World Shotokan Karatedo Federation <WSKF World Shotokan> 1.JUNE, 1990