* JKA is recognized world wide, with branches in over 100 countries.
* JKA is a member with the World Karate Federation.
* JKA is the only legal Karate entity officially approved by the
Japanese government as an association for the promotion of Karate.
* JKA is the most authoritative and by far the world's largest
* JKA is the recognized heir to the Shotokan Karate tradition.