United States Kyokushin Karate - IFK Organization (USA-IFKK), with headquarters located in Rochester, New York, is the official U.S. organization of the International Federation of Karate (IFK) Kyokushin. The USA-IFKK was founded in 1996 by Shihan 師範 Michael Monaco, Nanadan 六段 (7th Dan), who was previously United States Branch Chief of the International Karate Organization.

Upcoming Event

2018 USA-IFK Martial Arts Challenge
May 5, 2018
Holly Elementarty School
Holly, NY

Sosai Mas Oyama
Sōsai 総裁 (President) Masutatsu Oyama, the founder of Kyokushin Karate

Hanshi Steve Arneil
Founder of the International Federation of Karate (IFK)


International Federation of Karate

IFK National Organizations

On Saturday, February 17, 2018, North American Fight Affiliate Director, Scott Haug, and Shihan Norm Rivard of Canada will host the first North American "Don't Be Denied Challenge"... read more...

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