Organisational Structure of the IJKA

• Introduction
• Officials
• International Kenshusei
• Technical Committee
• Technical Councellors
• Referee Committee
• Referees
• Judges

Introduction

At the 2007 IJKA congress held in Budapest, Hungary following one year of respect for Asai Shihan, Kato Shihan 9th dan was asked to take over the mantel of World Chief Instructor.
The full IJKA organisational structure is listed below.

Officials

IJKA World Chief Instructor Hanshi Sadashige Kato 9th Dan ~ Japan
IJKA President Jozsef Kovacs ~ Hungary
IJKA World Secretary Brian Toomey 7th Dan ~ Ireland
IJKA European Secretary & Chief Referee Tamas Molnar 5th Dan ~ Hungary
IJKA Shihankai President Ron Bellwood 7th Dan ~ England
IJKA Yudanshakai President Mark Watts 4th Dan ~ England

 

 

 

 

 

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International Kenshusei

Latchezar Nenov 6th Dan ~ Bulgaria (Captain)
Gligor Gligoroski 5th Dan ~ Macedonia
Kaido Ratsepp 4th Dan ~ Estonia
Sergey Lozovoy 4th Dan ~ Russia
Mikhail Belov 4th Dan ~ Russia
Danko Gligoroski 4th Dan ~ Macedonia
Vitaliy Shankin 4th Dan ~ Russia
Windt Gabor Jnr 4th Dan ~ Hungary
Anton Vandev 4th Dan ~ Bulgaria
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Technical Committee

Andrey Dormenko 7th Dan ~ Russia
Keith Crighton 7th Dan ~ Scotland
Futoshi Mitani 6th Dan ~ Japan
Gorgen Sokare 6th Dan - Sweden
Peter Custance 6th Dan ~ Wales
Robert Sworek 6th Dan ~ Poland
Vidmantas Butnorius 6th Dan ~ Lithuania
Aleksandr Matiusevskij 6th Dan ~ Lithuania
Patrick J.Moloney 5th Dan ~Ireland
Anil Patil 5th Dan ~ India
Faramarz Mehrpour 5th Dan ~ U.A.E & Iran
Constandinos Charalambous 5th Dan ~ Cyprus
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Technical Councellors

Dr Giorgio Bortolin 7th Dan (Kubota Shihan) ~ Italy
Ed Fujiwara 7th Dan ~ USA
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Referee Committee

President ~ Shihan Kato
Chairman/Chief Referee ~ Sensei Tamas Molnar, Hungary.
Secretary ~ Sensei Brian Toomey, Ireland.
Committee ~  
Sensei Okazaki, Japan.
Sensei Bruno Koller, Switzerland.
Sensei Gorgen Sokare, Sweden
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Referees

Sensei Andrei Dormenko, Russia
Sensei Anil Patil, India
Sensei Anton Vandev, Bulgaria
Sensei Danko Gligoroski, Macedonia
Sensei Futoshi Mitani, Japan
Sensei Gábor Macsar, Hungary
Sensei Giorgio Bortolin, Italy   
Sensei Gligor Gligoroski, Macedonia
Sensei Ivaylo Pantchev, Israel
Sensei Kaido Ratsepp, Estonia
Sensei Keith Crighton, Scotland
Sensei Latchezar Nenov, Bulgaria
Sensei P.J. Moloney, Ireland
Sensei Sergei Vlasov, Lithuania
Sensei Shiniti Kataoka, Japan
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Judges

Balázs Herczeg, Hungary
Emil Dimitrov, Bulgaria
Ina Ivanova, Bulgaria
Jena Slavova, Bulgaria
Karin Sokare, Sweden
Kostadin Chepandov, Bulgaria
Petrov Danail, Bulgaria
Resmi Bobev, Bulgaria
Svetla Kostova, Bulgaria
Tamás Vitkó, Hungary
Tony Power, Ireland
Tsvetomin Gospodinov, Bulgaria
Vladimir Vetev, Bulgaria

N.B. The above lists of Referees and Judges are made up of karateka who have sat and passed IJKA examinations. There are many other competent and qualified referees and judges in the organisation.
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