INTERNATIONAL UECHI-RYU KARATE FEDERATION
Renshi - Kyoshi - Hanshi - Hanshi Sei
In order to qualify for a title you must send an electronic copy of all required documents to the head of the IUKF Titles Committee. After a review of your submitted documents, your documents will be forwarded to the other members of the Titles Committee for review. A recommendation from the IUKF Titles Committee will be then forward to the International Uechi-Ryu Karate Federation Board of Directors for approval. Approval must be a 2/3 majority vote.
Please provide the following documents.
Letter of Recommendation
The candidate who is nominated for a title is responsible for providing a formal letter(s) of recommendation from a senior in Uechi-Ryu Karate. An email recommendation is acceptable or an attachment.
Resume that includes the following materials:
a. Educational background: Provide a chronological time line of your study of
Uechi-Ryu Karate. This would include length of study, instructor (s), promotional
b. Teaching Experience: Show evidence of where you have taught Uechi-Ryu Karate
and length of time.
c. Seminars/workshop presentations: Include a listing of seminars, invitations
as a guest instructor, or workshop presentations in Uechi-Ryu Karate.
d. Publications, if any, that contributed to the art of Uechi-Ryu Karate.
e. Professional recognition, if any, this can include a listing of awards or special
recognitions given to you from your peers in Uechi-Ryu Karate.
Special Contributing Project
The IUKF Board encourages candidates seeking a senior title to share their knowledge and expertise with the Uechi-Ryu Karate community. A designated space on the IUKF website will be provided in order for all seniors to share their expertise with the Uechi-Ryu Karate community at large. A member of the Titles Committee will be assigned to the candidate for guidance and direction. Suggested areas of subject/work-life experiences that a candidate might want to submit are:
a. Written article
d. Reflection paper of candidate's years in Uechi-Ryu Karate
Please submit all documentation to:
Title Committee, Chair
If you have any questions please contact me by email or phone. Thank you.
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