Okinawa Karate Do Shorin Ryu Shorin Kan Kobudo Federation of India, was established in the year 2006 by Renshi. D.Robert , after having 27 years of experience in this field. He is currently a 6th Dan Black belt in Karate and 5th Dan in Kobudo. He is also Madras University Diploma Certificate Holder in Yoga. He has studied Kalari and Varma for more than 20 Years. And he has been awarded many Titles from many Societies, Associations for his Services rendered to the Karate and Kobudo. This Shorin Ryu Shorin Kan style of Karate was introduced in India by Kyoshi Gamini Soysa from Sri Lanka in 1983 through Renshi Rethinam, when I was with Renshi Rethinam.
On 3rd September 2006 , this Federation had its humble beginnings with just 4 students at Saligramam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. Now, it has grown up to a Significant level. Today the Federation provides its practitioners a synergy between Traditional Martial Arts and modern day Martial Arts and yet maintaining its core beliefs and traditions.
The students of this Federation have participated in various District, state, National and International Tournaments and won many prizes and title of over all Championships. Also, our Federation conducts Camp (Karate and Kobudo) every year. Apart from that our Federation conducts many Championship like State, National and International every year. Our Federation’s speciality is conducting out door Camps (Karate and Kobudo). That is Places like Ooty and Kodaikanal. The Federation’s strength lies in the family like bonding of the students, disciplined & hardcore training and above all the exemplary teaching methods of Renshi.D.Robert and Team.
Karate training in our Federation is not taught as a self defence skill, rather as a WAY OF LIFE. This has helped our students to improve their Concentration Power, Good Attitude , maintaining Good Discipline, Self-Control and Good Etiquettes in their day to day activities and above all being a Good Human being & a good contributor to the Society.