At NKKDA, we’re proud to have more than 1500 students and 19 branches from regional and district levels with a desire to carry out various programs with the collective efforts to make a significant contribution in this field in national and international arenas.We embrace free thinking and have a clear vision to promote and develop sports, particularly Martial Arts, in Nepal. Across Nepal, we’re recognized for excellent teaching, our high number of satisfied students and representing Nepal in international avenues. We aim to make the student the best that they can be and we pride ourselves on shaping and changing people’s lives through martial arts.
NKKDA is registered in the Kathmandu District Administration Office and officially recognized by Nepal Karate Federation (affiliated to the National Sports Council). It is also affiliated to the USA Karate Federation and World Karate Confederation (WKC).
NKKDA established in 2000 under the leadership of its chairman Janak Subedi. Mr. Subedi has a long experience of participating in various international competitions in different countries. Over the years, Mr. Janak Subedi has devoted his life in the field of martial art and made a significant amount of contribution in the Nepalese martial art field. He started his martial training through Kyokushin and then Taekwondo and now in Kwanmukan.
Starting his martial art training from 1984 to 1988 by sensei Jagat Gauchan, and then he moved to Korea and get training of Taekwondo from 1988 to 1991, from Shihan Mr. Shing. He then moved to Japan to train in Kyokushin from 1991 to 1995 from Mr. Mas. Oyama(in central Dojo of Japan). Upon his return to Nepal, Mr. Subedi got involved in Shito-Ryu Karate from 1995 to 2000. Since 2000, he is the leader of Kwanmukan Karate in Nepal. Mr. Subedi is also a current Chief Instructor and President of Nepal Kwanmukan Karate Do association including an official representative of the USMAF and MAIF for Nepal.
NKKDA will be a leading national sports organisation pursuing excellence in select areas of martial arts and pass it on to the urban and regional areas in Nepal.
About the plan
The plan articulates a series of strategic statements to guide the NKKDA over the next five years. The underlying aim is to progress the vision of NKKDA as a high quality karate organisation of national and international repute.
The core priorities of NKKDA are threefold:
- Leading edge, blue sky and translational teaching
- High quality teaching and learning
- Strong societal engagement (including reaching out regional areas of Nepal)
The pursuit of excellence in all three of these priority areas is ongoing and is essential to the growth of the NKKDA’s international reputation and resilience. The goals specified in the plan are indicative of NKKDA’s commitment to this collective task and constitute a set of strategic steps aimed at developing the 21st century vision of the karate in Nepal.
NKKDA’s values are an intrinsic part of the Martial Arts culture. These values give a sense of identity and a continuing context for all its activities:
- Open mindedness