Finland KDS

FKDS, Finland Karate-Do Shotokai, is the overhead organisation for the KDS clubs in Finland. All members of FKDS practise and teach Karate-Do according to the guidelines from Sensei Mitsusuke Harada. The style is open for everybody that has a genuine interest in Karate. FKDS has as a goal to improve the technical level of karate and to improve the members individual development within karate. The practical supervision of the technical level, development and grading of individual members is done by the Finnish technical executive group (See Technical Executive group.) FKDS was founded in 1998 by Finnish KDS-clubs.

FKDS supervises the training courses that are arranged by the Finnish clubs and courses are arranged somewhere between six to ten times a year. These courses are frequently visited by KDS practitioners from abroad. Sensei Harada visits Finland every year together with his technical executive group of 5th Dans. Finland KDS does close cooperation with Estonia KDS (Eesti Karate Do Shotokai).

Trademark

The Chrysantem logo and the KDS abbreviation are registrated trademarks (™) for Sensei Mitsusuke Haradas KDS organisation.