JKDS Organization

ダミカ空手道会菅

JKDS Organization

President, Founder

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Shihan Athula Minithanthri

8th Dan in Japan & Germany
  • He holds the 8th Dan in Japan and Germany
  • Exam license and Dan examiner within the DKV (German Karate Association) for all styles
  • Member of the technical committee of Shito-Ryu in Germany
  • Shito-Ryu advisor within the KVBW of the state of Baden-Württemberg
  • “Chief Instructor” of Japan Karate-Do Sato-Ha Shitoryu International in Europe
  • Technical Advisor of Japan Karate-Do Sato-Ha Shitoryu International

Technical Adviser

Soke Akira Sato

9th Dan in Japan & Canda
  • He holds the 9th Dan in Japan & Canda
  • Founder of Sato-Ha Shito-Ryu Kokusai Rengo (International Federation) and  Shitoryu Satokai Canada
  • Chair and Chief Instructor von Sato-Ha Shito-Ryu Kokusai Rengo (International Federation)
  • Board of Technical Committee in Canadian Karate Federation

Hanshi Tokio Funasako

9th Dan in Japan & Germany
  • He holds the 9th Dan in Japan & Germany
  • Co-founder of the Goju-Ryu in Germany
  • Founder of International Goju-Ryu Karate-Do Renmei – IGKR and the Japanese-German cultural association Yamato-Kai e.V.

Shihan Atsuko Wakai

6th Dan in Japan
  • She holds the 6th Dan of Japan Karate Federation (JKF)
  • Undefeated WKF World Champion in the discipline Kata
  • Listed in the Guiness Book of Records as undefeated champion

Board of Directors

Shihan António Gomes Rebelo

5th Dan in Portugal
  • He holds the 5th Dan
  • Coach instructor of the Portuguese Karate Federation FNK-P (Federação Nacional de Karate – Portugal)
  • Head coach of Associação Karate Porto
  • JKDS chief representative in Portugal

Shihan Anura Kathriarachchi

8th Dan in Sri Lanka
  • He holds the 8th Dan in Sri Lanka & Japan
  • First Non-Japanese in the Japanese karate history who received the 5th Dan from the Japan Karatedō Federation (JKF)
  • First AKF and WKF referee in South Asia
  • Author and lecturer in philosophy at a university

International Administration

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Sensei Jutta Fojkar

6th Dan in Germany
  • She holds the 6th Dan

  • Exam license and Dan examiner within the DKV (German Karate Association) for all styles

  • JKDS assistant coach