Category Archive: Articles of Interest

Articles of Interest

Apr 22

How The DanTest Process Works!

IUKF Dan Testing Ranks (Shodan through Godan) By Harry Skeffington, International Black Belt Test Administrator The International Uechi-ryu Karate Federation (IUKF) encourages teachers to conduct Dan tests for ranks Shodan through Godan (1st through 5th Dan) with other dojo.  While this is not a requirement, it is meant to encourage IUKF dojo to support each …

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Apr 22

Darin Yee, VP

Hello Friends and Senseis, This is a reminder to watch for the next regional workout being held near you. There is no politics.  Just a great workout with our Uechi Family and a dinner/social afterwards at a nice pub right across the parking lot.  All respectable dojos are welcome and encouraged to attend. This 2 …

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Apr 20

Brett Maine Appointed. . .

Uechi-ryu sensei Brett Maine has been formally appointed as IUKF Membership Director. Brett, in his new position, will be in charge of handling all membership issues, including updating the master database, issuing permanent ID numbers with a membership kit. Good luck Brett in your new jobs. Brett’s email address is: membership.iukf@gmail.com

Apr 17

Welcome to International Uechi-Ryu Karate Federation!

Open to students and teachers of all ranks and from all Uechi related groups. The International Uechi-ryu Karate Federation [IUKF] believes in thinking globally and acting locally. The IUKF is a world-wide organization that consists of regional Uechi-ryu dojo that conduct black belt grading twice a year, based on internationally recognized standards documented in the Black Belt Test …

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