In order to join SKA, one must be under the direct supervision of one of our Black Belt instructors. Please check Directory of Dojos to contact an SKA instructor near you who may help you become a member of SKA. For any additional information or assistance about membership in SKA, please contact hq [at] ska [dot] org for contact information for the Regional Director in your area who will help you.
Shotokan Ohshima Karate-do also has many International Affiliate Organizations in many countries around the World. Please check the Directory of Dojos and International Affiliates for a list of International contacts. For any additional information about group affiliation with SKA, please contact affiliation [at] ska [dot] org.
Please note that SKA does not offer visa assistance to international karate-ka wishing to affiliate with SKA.