The European Kyokushinkai Karate Federation was founded in 2007. In 2008, the Organization was registered by the Ministry of Youth and Sports of Azerbaijan Republic and the Ministry of Justice. The Organization held its 1st World Cup in 2008. In 2009, I Open World Championship was held. In the 4th World Cup organized in Istanbul, Turkey in 2012, it was put forward the replacement of the European Kyokushinkai Karate Organization to European Kyokushinkai Karate Federation at the conference held with the participation of 19 countries. The decision was accepted unanimously. In December 2013, it was appealed to the Ministry of Youth and Sport of Azerbaijan Republic and the Ministry of Justice. The organs of government of Azerbaijan Republic considered the appeal. In 2013,the word “Organization” replaced with “Federation”. It’s been operating as European Kyokushinkai Karate Federation since 2013. So far this Federation unites aroundthe federations of nearly 49 countries.The European Kyokushinkai Karate Federation has great plans to realize in future:
– To achieve to unite Kyokushinkai in the world.
– To lead Kyokushinkai Karate to the Olympic Movement.