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Traditional Karate Do Institute
The Dento Karate Do Gakuin (Traditional Karate Do Institute) is an educational body of Traditional Karate
based on the Okinawa To De, Japanese Budo Principles and Sport Science.
The main objective is to preserve, develop and promote the human assets trough a training method involving Mind, Body and Spirit.
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The Institute

Welcome to the Dento Karate Do Gakuin, Spirit and Budo Principles.


The idea of the Traditional Karate Do Institute came from Nishiyama Sensei to Mr. Nelson Carrión during a conversation in Caorle, Italy 1997.

“Sensei suggested me to create an Institute to develop in Europe and other continents the concept of Traditional Karate Do following the principles given by his instruction and program of development.”

Many years passed and with Dr. W. Kwiecinski and Mr. Avi Rokah we decided to set together the TKI and go forward in this project. Today the TKI is already in some continents worldwide where the principal objective is to serve and give instruction to the new instructors and students.

International Dojo

More than 50 Dojos around the planet are working with our Education System.

We will open an international development program to set at the kinder garden, primary school, colleges and Universities this structure to improve the Mind, the Body and the Spirit
The Traditional Karate Do Institute has members in many continents around the World.
We promote with them and Educational program for Instructors to make a better way of teaching the Traditional Karate Do.
All new members are welcome to join us, share our principles and goals to contribute to the society creating better persons through the Budo philosophy of Martial Arts.


The Traditional Karate Do Institute is a ESO (Elegible Style Organization) created in 1997 and founded in 1998, reestablished in 2012.

We created a professional kyu system, all kyu practitioners from the TKI will receive after their examination a Certificate.

Our Dan Diplomas are also incorporated after the Dan examination by the candidates who tested for Dan degree. We recommend to all to register this Dan degree at the World Traditional Karate-do Federation trough the National Organization representative.



Avi Rokah


Student and assistant of Sensei Nishiyama Hidetaka. He started karate training when he was 15 years old. Right after he had completed military service in Israel, he moved to the United States at the age of 21.

He has continued practising karate under supervision of Nishiyama Sensei. From that time he spent every day at Sensei’s Dojo and shares his knowledge all over the world. He is the one who introduced karate to many traditional karate practitioners in the world.

Except for his experience as an instructor, Avi Rokah is a repeated US champion in kumite and the world champion in team kumite from 1994 (Treviso, Italy).

9218 W Pico Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90035 Pico-Robertson

"Karate as taught by Sensei NISHIYAMA, adhering to budo principles, developing fighting skills as means to seeking endless learnung and expansion of human potentials."

Wlodzimierz Kwiecinski


Włodzimierz Kwieciński (M.D. 7 DAN ITKF) was born on July 3, 1955 in Łódź (Poland) is a Polish martial arts coach and pioneer of traditional karate in Poland.

He has been practicing traditional karate since 1970. For 20 years – student of the late Sensei Hidetaka Nishiyama – founder and first Chairman of the ITKF, co-founder of the Japan Karate Association (JKA).

He graduated the Military Medical Academy (later he worked as the Polish Air Force medical doctor) and the Academy of Physical Education in Krakow graduate with specialization karate coach. Founder and Chairman of Traditional Karate Federation of Poland (TKFP) , about 200 member clubs and sections in all regions of Poland. Nowadays it is estimated that in Poland there are approx. 30 thousands people practicing traditional karate.

The quality of Polish karate quickly won worldwide recognition. Poland became the Host of a lot of international events and Mr. Kwiecinski was Chairman of the Organizing Committee of many international Traditional Karate tournaments and championships held in Poland.

President of the WORLD TRADITIONAL KARATE-DO FEDERATION http://www.wtkfkarate.org

Nelson Carrion

Founder and Director

Date of birth: May 20th 1955 Montevideo, Uruguay
Diplomas: Karate Instructor Physical Education Program 1978 , Uruguay.
Physical Educator & Karate Instructor, Ministry of Sports and Education, France 1993.


Karate Courses and studies:

  • ITKF Instructor Camp, San Diego California from 1989 to 2008, 2012, La Jolla UCSD.
  • ITKF Instructor Camp 2010 & 2011 Stara Wies Poland. http://www.karate.pl
  • Karate Teaching experience since 1978 Worldwide conducting Seminars for teachers and students, Argentina, Uruguay, Brazil, Costa Rica, Poland, USA, France, Switzerland, Portugal , Italy, Spain, Lithuania, South Africa, Tunisia, Morocco.
  • One of the main objectives of the TKI is to create an educational system for instructors’ trought an agreement with Universities of Physical Education worldwide.

General Secretary of the WORLD TRADITIONAL KARATE-DO FEDERATION http://www.wtkfkarate.org


The Traditional Karate Do Institute conduct Seminars in many countries around the World.

  • 16-17 September 2017

    San Pedro de Jujuy, France

    Claudio Jurado

  • 22-24 September 2017

    Málaga, Spain

    Wlodzimierz Kwiecinski & Nelson Carrión

  • 18-19 November 2017

    Lima, Perú

    Nelson Carrión

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More than 50 Dojos around the planet are working with our Education System


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