At the American Okinawan Karate Association (AOKA), we constantly work towards our mission to promote education in the field of traditional Isshinryu Karate by maintaining the highest standards in our services and products and by setting best practices in everything we do.
The AOKA is committed to being open and accountable to you, and we actively pursue ways to keep you informed about our activities. Our website is one of the ways we do this.
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The American Okinawan Karate Association (AOKA) is a membership based organization comprising of individuals, dojos and organizations that have a common interest in traditional Okinawan Isshin Ryu Karate. It functions for the mutual benefit of its members, serves as a center of support, and promotes Isshin Ryu Karate nationally and internationally.
The AOKA is defined by a united membership. We come together, from diverse backgrounds and experiences, as a community where we provide leadership, advocacy and resources that promote martial arts excellence and quality.
AOKA's mission is to promote education in the field of traditional Isshinryu Karate and to be a member based, value providing organization. We will work with all Isshin Ryu organizations and practitioners for the betterment of Isshin Ryu Karate.
AOKA’s ethical standards and core values of community, respect, integrity, and service sustain our work.
Like our individual members, chartered dojos and organizations we’ve supported over the years, we rely on the passion, talent and energy of dedicated volunteers. Our volunteer Board of Directors provide input to guide the long-term success of our work and ensure that the AOKA remains a member focused - service oriented organization that provides quality products to all its members.
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Leaders in Leading
American Okinawan Karate Association is a world leader in martial arts excellence, advancing the skills of individual members, supporting dojo owners, and aiding the cause and interests of Isshin Ryu Karate organizations nation-wide. With over 40 years of experience delivering services to it's members, the AOKA has a comprehensive range of services for it's members, including;
If you or your organization is interested in applying for one of our membership programs, we trust you will find the information in the Membership section of our website helpful. Here you will be able to read more about our benefits and download forms and documents to help in your choice of memberships.
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