WKF – USA
Wado Karate Federation of USA
The Wado Karate Federation of USA (WKF-USA) was founded in 1987 at the request of the senior black belt group (Kurobi Kai) associated with Denwakan and Mr. Kurobane. The purpose of the federation is to bring US Wado-kai schools together under a more unified organization.
The Japan Karate Federation – Wado Kai (Tokyo) has granted WKF-USA the authority to conduct grade (belt) exams and award achieved grades up to 5th degree black belt. As chairman and shihan of WKF-USA, Mr. Kurobane is in charge of testing students of member dojos for WKF-USA and JKF-Wado Kai certification. WKF-USA headquarters is at Denwakan.