SKIF was founded in 1977 by Hirokazu Kanazawa Soke, now 10th Dan. It has become one of the world’s largest and finest karate organizations with over 2 million members in more than 100 countries. SKIF-USA is closely affiliated with SKIF-Japan and is dedicated to the growth and development of SKIF in the United States. Headquarters is located in St. Paul, Minnesota. The mailing address is SKIF-USA, P.O. Box 571251, Houston, TX 77257. This web page has been developed as an information center for all our current members and for non-members. If you would like to know more about the organization, click on “About Us”. If you would like to find out about Seminars, Camps and Tournaments, click on “Events”. For membership information or other questions contact Chris Johnson, General Secretary at firstname.lastname@example.org.