• Structure




Kokoro qualifications:

Two are the levels of participation in the activities promoted by the Associazione Culturale Kokoro International: the basic one and the advanced one.

The basic level is the one of “Adherents”, while the advanced one is the one of “Kokoro-ka”.

The “Kokoro-ka” are divided into three different levels of participation and knowledge (Presidents, Vice-Presidents and Supporters) and proactively participate and contribute in the study and research of Karate-dō accordingly to the inspiring principles of the Association.


Technical qualifications:

Trainers qualifications are divided into three different levels: Master, Instructor and Assistant Instructor.

These qualifications are issued and / or confirmed annually through the A.I.K.I. course

The qualifications of the technical level and skills are based on the traditional KYŪ and DAN.

KYŪ are released by a Dōjō that follow the technical program of the Association.

DAN are released directly through specific courses organized by the Association.


The resignation from the Association will immediately invalidate all the qualifications obtained.