KOKUSAI BUTOKUKAI  | International Martial Arts Federation 
|   SHORINJI RYU KARATE DO  |   OKINAWA KOBUDO   |   TAI CHI   |   Founded 1976 by O´Sensei Richard Kim, Hanshi, 10. Dan

The Organization Chart Of The KOKUSAI BUTOKUKAI

Competencies, Responsibilities...

O´ Sensei
Highest authority.
Capable of bestowing the Menkyo Kaiden.
Minimum requirement:
10. Dan, Hanshi 範士 (preferred: Meijin 名人)


Board Of Directors
Values commission.
Examination committee for honorary dan and honors.
The board breaks out recommendations to O’ Sensei.
Three members with voting rights:
Technical Director, President, Secretary General (Managing Director)
Minimum requirement:
Kyoshi  教士


Branch Chiefs
Responsible for the Kokusai Butokukai at the country level.
May apply to the Board of Directors for the following dan certifications:
As Renshi  錬士 from 1st to 3rd Dan;
as Kyoshi 教士 up to 5th Dan;
as Hanshi  範士 up to 7th Dan.
May propose the following honors to the board for consideration:
Als Kyoshi 教士 for Renshi 錬士;
als Hanshi 範士 for Kyoshi 教士 and Renshi 錬士.
Minimum requirement:
3rd Dan


Dojo Leader
Responsible for the Kokusai Butokukai at the dojo level.
May apply to the Branch Chief for the following dan certifications:
As Renshi 錬士 up to 3rd Dan;
as Kyoshi 教士 up to 5th Dan;
as Hanshi 範士 up to 7th Dan.
Minimum requirement:
1st Dan