OBJECTIVES OF ORGANIZATION
UNIQUE SHOTOKAN KARATE-DO ASSOCIATION (U.S.K.D.A)
Founded in the year 1981 by Shihan Nixon Feliz and Shihan Jorge Decena.
The purpose of U.S.K.D.A:
- To promote Traditional Shotokan Karate as taught by Master Funakoshi.
- To develop great martial artists with good morals and strong convictions, achieved through hard and dedicated training.
- To teach a positive code of behavior and encourage growth and respect, contributing to society’s development.
- To raise the technical level of all its members and affiliates.
- To expand our affiliation with other clubs and educational groups.
Our affiliated members must be seeking a higher level of traditional excellence, maintaining the principles of Shotokan Karate-Do, without forgetting that we must learn from tradition as we brake those bonds to make new creations (shu ha ri), and that in order to learn the new, we must understand the old.
DOJO CREED (Dojo-Kun)
- Seek Perfection of Character
- Be truthful
- Respect others
- Refrain from violent behavior