Important Announcement


It is with great pleasure that we reintroduce JKA WF MALTA, (previously known as JKA MALTA SKA), whose sole aim is to  promote JKA – Japan Karate Association – principles based on Japanese culture and mentality, as well as Lifelong learning for all members of society.

With JKA organisations being present in almost every country worldwide, being part of JKA offers exceptional learning opportunities and experiences for all its international members, including teaching from JKA Licenced instructors locally and also direct learning with Japanese Instructors from JKA Headquarters in Tokyo.

Currently there are 5 dojos (clubs) present locally in Paola, Handaq, Zejtun, Tarxien and B’Kara –  as well as an innovative collaboration with the Malta Police force  offering free classes to children from the Victim Support Group.

Anybody interested including members from other karate associations are welcome to contact us on +356 7929 1663 or Beginners classes are always available at all our locations. Take the opportunity to be part of the JKA Family!

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JKA Dan & Licenses Exam Results

On the 31st July, JKA WF Malta organised JKA Dan and Judge and Instructor Qualification Licence examinations, carried out by Japanese Instructor Naito Takeshi Sensei, 8th Dan JKA WF Italia National Representative, at the end of the International JKA Gasshuku in Malta . All 23 JKA WF Malta members successfully passed their Shodan, Nidan and Sandan black belt examinations and 5 members also successfully achieved their Instructor and Judge Licences. Sandan Examinations – 3rd Dan Robert Vella Colton Grech Darmanin Darren Bianco Claudio Paris Graziella Rocco Luke Rocco Nidan Examinations – 2nd Dan Ezio Buffa Giovanni Zarb Jurgen Curmi Rowinda Read more…

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JKA WF MALTA – 1st International JKA Gasshuku – July 2022

JKA WF MALTA – 1st International JKA Gasshuku – July 2022On the 30th and 31st July, JKA WF Malta held their first International JKA Gasshuku at the National Sports School in Pembroke, greatly anticipated by all after a two-year long wait due to the global pandemic. Training was conducted by world renowned guest Instructor Naito Takeshi sensei, 8th Dan JKA Instructor and National Chief of JKA WF Italy.Over 100 adults and children – all JKA members – participated with great energy and enthusiasm throughout the seminar despite the intense summer heat and humidity.Training covered basic JKA Kihon fundamentals, Idou kihon Read more…

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July 30/31; Gasshuku with renowned Sensei Takeshi Naito (8th Dan JKA)

JKA WF Malta, in its capacity as the official national representative of JKA in Malta, is very proud to announce that it will be hosting Sensei Takeshi Naito 8th Dan JKA during the last week of July. Sensei Naito, who is chief instructor of JKA Italy, will be holding a seminar on the 30th and 31st of July at the National Sports School in Pembroke. The seminar will be open to all Karate practitioners. Those interested in attending this event or looking for more information should contact JKA WF Malta by:Sending an email on: info@jkawfmalta.comWattsapp / Phone on +356 7929 1663You can Read more…

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Traditional Shotokan Karate

Our Association and its members seek to promote the lifelong practice of Traditional Shotokan Karate through hard training and effort in a disciplined and healthy environment.

Self Development

Through training, we aim to equally develop the Physical, Mental and Spiritual aspects of Karate and its practitioners

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Our training is always challenging but also satisfactory for those who learn to take it with the correct attitude and to enjoy a hard session.

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