The International Karate Organization and the Kyokushin follow the Karate way of building character and training the mind and body to contribute to society, based on Sosai Mas Oyama's Kyokushin spirit "Keep your head low (modesty), eyes high (ambition), mouth shut (serenity); base yourself on filial piety and benefit others." We in Kyokushin Karate-Do do not promote or practice discrimination or prejudice based on ethnicity, race, nationality, politics, philosophy, religion, sex or age and recognize that everyone has the same rights. Our greatest pursuit is to reach for the goal of international friendship and world peace.
Name of this Organization
The name of this Organization is the "International Karate Organization" (IKO). The IKO and the Kyokushin are synonymous because they two have the same purpose that is to promote and popularize Kyokushin Karate.
Founder and President
1. Founder ：The Founder of the IKO Kyokushin and of Kyokushin Karate-Do was Sosai Masutatsu Oyama, 1923-1994
2. The President：The President of the International Karate Organization and the President of Kyokushin are one in the same.
MARTIAL ART OF BUDO KARATE
Martial art of Budo karate started in the year 1998. Sensei Sudip Dey started teaching martial art of budo karate from 1989-1991 at Kalyani as a dojo in charge and 1991-1993 at Kanchrapara. Sensei Sudip Dey started his profession as chief instructor of karate from 1994-2012. In the year 2012, Kolkata Matsushima Kyokushin Karate got affiliation, 2013 onwards; he became the branch chief and country representative.
1. To contribute to society through the wisdom of Kyokushin Karate-Do.
2. To attain the goal of world peace by promoting international friendship