How and where we started, the journey and where we are today, 2014-05-13

The concept of a World Shotokan Karate Championship with the Shobu Ippon rules started in England with Gerry Breeze and his associates in the British Shotokan Karate Union that later expanded into Federation British Shotokan Karate Union (International) – now FBSKU(I) / SKDUN GB.

And so the GICHIN FUNAKOSHI INVITATIONAL SHOTOKAN KARATE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP was held in Bournemouth during 1993 with 6 countries entered

Departamentul de Karate SKDUN este parte componenta a Federatiei Romane de Arte Martiale (FRAM), prima federatie de profil infiintata in 1990. Acest departament este afiliat la nivel international la Federatia Internationala Shotokan Karate Do of United Nations (SKDUN).

Incepand cu anul 2001, Karateul SKDUN din Romania, a cunoscut o permanenta evolutie si a obtinut numeroase si valoroase rezultate la nivel international, promovand sportul romanesc. Departamentul se mandreste cu numerosi

In Romania Japan Karate Association [JKA] a patruns in anul 1994 sub denumirea de Karate Do Asociation J.K.A. in localitatea Brasov sub conducerea dl. Catalin Neagu 5 dan si Gilca Marius 5 dan.
De remarcat, ca rezultat international din acele vremuri, este locul 1 la kata obtinut la Campionatul European din anul 1994 (Turcia) de Marius Gilca .

In anul 2001 Karate Do Asociation J.K.A. este preluata in Romania de Dragos Chiru si tot atunci isi schimba denumirea si structura in Asociatia de