Welcome to the Traditional Shotokan Karate-do Federation (TSKFA) website. The TSKFA is a Shotokan based and not for profit karate organization that is following the original teachings of the founder Gichin Funakoshi and the late Master Nakayama.

The TSKFA truly believes that the #1 principle 'Never forget that karate begins and ends with respect" should be followed at all times. We also promote strong moral principles, traditional ettiquette and the encouragement of goodwill and harmony among all kareteka.

TSKFA members can log in into this site to access more information and documents using the login form on the right. If you have not already registered, please sign up.

Upcoming Events

6th TSKF/ISKF Australian National Championships 2016
Monday 7th - Saturday 12th March 2016
Mornington Peninsula, Victoria.
Info pack is out for members. Either login to access it or contact your TSKF Dojo Head.

1st Training for Year at Sherwood Dojo QLD
Saturday 9th January 2016

Woodgate Beach Training Weekend near Childers QLD
Saturday 30th April - Sunday 1st May 2016

National Championships Mornington Peninsula
Monday 7th - Saturday 12th March 2016

Wide Bay Titles, Childers QLD
Saturday 30th April - Sunday 1st May 2016

Queensland Titles, Childers QLD
Wednesday 6th - Saturday 9th July 2016

ISKF World Cup - Cape Town Africa
Friday 19th - Sunday 21st August 2016

***TSKF Central Gold Coast dojo training time at Benowa Primary School has been changed***
Beginners 4:30-5:30pm
Advanced 6:00-7:30pm
Beginners 4:30-5:30pm
Advanced 6:00-7:30pm (Benowa High)
Saturday All Level 3:00-5:00pm

Please note that Benowa High is only Wednesday

Latest News

Takahashi Shihan - 9th Dan

TSKF Australia has great pleasure in announcing that our Chief Instructor, Takahashi Shihan, OAM, has been promoted to the rank of 9th Dan by Okazaki Shihan, Chief Instructor, International Shotokan Karate-do Federation (ISKF). On behalf of all members of TSKF Australia, we recognize this great achievement and congratulate Shihan on a truly well-deserved honour, in recognition of the many years of continuous dedication to teaching and practicing our style of traditional karate.

Other Shotokan groups

TSKFA invites other like-minded Shotokan groups to join with our members to participate in any of our events and also participate in training seminars conducted by Takahashi Shihan.

Interested groups should contact the Office of TSKFA, or the TSKFA Dojo Head in your region to obtain dates, venues and training times when Shihan will be visiting.