World Kobudo Federation
Annual Membership - Club  
Registering your martial arts club/dojo/school with the World Kobudo Federtaion creates a partnership with the largest multi-style, non-political organization, with affiliated clubs in over 30 countries and with thousands of members.  As a WKF member club, your dojo/school in eligible for a number of special privileges and discounts as outlined below.
The World Kobudo Federation was formed in 1982 and is directed by Hanshi John Therien in Canada and Hanshi Alain Sailly in Europe.  The WKF has grown to include hundreds of martial arts schools and club.teaching karate, jiujitsu, kendo, aikido, BJJ, kali, kempo, judo, MMA, kung fu, tai chi, tae kwon do, aikijujitsu, boxing, weapons arts and many other styles.  


As a World Kobudo Federation member club, you are joining a prestigious group of high-quality, dedicated martial arts instructors who are committed to improving themselves and their students, and who understand that growth and improvement only happens through concentrated effort and sharing knowledge.

The World Kobudo Federation is here to help you do that - in FOUR ways. 

First, in helping you gain more knowledge and skill in martial arts with training opportunities (seminars, camps and Conventions), online resources with the world's best instructors and masters

Second, we provide WKF Certified rank promotions (kyu and dan), instructor certifications and martial arts titles (Renshi, Kyoshi, Hanshi).  .

Third, we will provide you the resources and information for your martial arts school or club to make it run smoother, more organized and with improved profitability.  This information could help you grow your school 10%, 20%, 50% or more during the next 12 months.

Fourth, your club membership with the WKF provide you with ways to increase your club or school's revenue through:

  • WKF memberships for your students
  • Offering WKF merchandise to your students- shirts, jackets, gis, training equipment and more. 
  • Offer WKF diplomas (kyu and dan ranks) for your students

These benefits (and more to come) are yours as part of your WKF club membership.  Just fill out the membership application form and register your club (annual fee only US$150)

Just fill out the form below and you'll get a welcome email from us with all the details.
Welcome to the World Kobudo Federation - we're glad to have you on board!

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I understand that the study of Karate and other martial arts requires physical contact in many contexts including, but not limited to, sparring, hand-to-hand combat and self-defense techniques and also acknowledge that injury is an inherent potential result of any such activity. I also represent that I am medically and physically able to participate in the exercises and physical demands of the discipline. I also agree that any injuries or limitations will be made known immediately. I also understand that there is no guarantee for my personal safety after the completion of this course. In view of the foregoing and as a term and condition of being a member of the World Kobudo Federation, I, with the intention of binding myself, my spouse, heirs, legal representatives, and assigns, expressly release and discharge the World Kobudo Federation, their owners, employees and legal representatives from all claims, demands, actions, judgements and executions that I ever had, or now have or may have or that anyone claiming through him may have or claim to have, against the World Kobudo Federation, their owners, employees or legal representatives created by or arising out of any and all class activity regardless of where held or when held. Also, I agree to allow, without compensation, the unrestricted use of any photographs, films or videotapes of myself. In witness whereof, I execute this release on this day and year written below.
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