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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 Guide and interpreted and clarified by the IUKF “Rules Committee”. The IUKF is a member of the South China Martial Arts Alliance [SCMAA] and the Okinawa Family of Uechi Organizations.You can participate in the future of Uechi-ryu by joining the IUKF today!

Articles of Interest

Member Questions, Answered by IUKF President

I was asked these questions by a member of the IUKF from overseas, and I wanted to share my answers with the rest of...

Sechin Bunkai Variations

Wise Words from the UK

Hard and Soft



Letter from the IUKF President

Hello, This is a message to all IUKF dojos and its members. The IUKF is doing great, and membership is growing by the day. I...


Hurricane Ian

Hello to our Uechi-Karate Family, I wish everyone well and hope these devastating pandemic years have not set us back too much. While we are...

Hurricane Ready

Riverview Review!

IUKF Promotions

Promotions at Winterfest Announcement

Dear IUKF current and future members: I'd like to provide a brief reminder that anyone seeking DAN and MASTER rank promotion via the IUKF must adhere to our...
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IUKF In the World

Dantest and Seminar at IUKF Germany with Lee Adams (UK)

On May 20th and 21st a Dan Test and a Uechi-Ryu Seminar with Lee Adams (IUKF UK) took place in Regensburg, Germany. Five Uechika...

Updates from IUKF Cuba

Check out these awesome pictures of IUKF's Cuba promotions and workouts! Cheers to our Cuban Uechi Family and all of their hard work. Congratulations...

The IUKF in Cuba!

The IUKF is proud to announce that we are now represented by incredible practitioners in Cuba! Read on to see pictures! This picture is...

Sechin Bunkai Variations

Cecilia Salbuchi, one of our IUKF members from Argentina, has shared with us this incredible video on various applications of Sechin in Bunkai! Please...

Congrats to Leonardo Ferreira Dos Santos

The IUKF is proud to announce that Leonardo Ferreira Dos Santos of Sensei Luis Otavio Montiero's dojo, Kanshukai, has been promoted to Shodan on 11/7/2021!...


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