About WTKO — World Traditional Karate Organization

The WTKO prides itself on continually evolving and refining Shotokan karate technique through the constant efforts of its professional instructors. Our goal is to share our body of knowledge with all members worldwide, representing the best of modern technical innovation & explanation without losing the essence of karate’s history, traditions and budo values.
The WTKO is a non-political traditional karate organization. Our requirements for membership are technical integrity and a Shotokan background.
All members will have access to qualifications for: examiners, instructors & judges; courses & seminars; tournaments; and online video.
The WTKO presents you with an opportunity to network with like-minded individuals, sharing a love of Shotokan Karate around the world regardless of race or creed, in a safe yet intense environment.