Applying for membership
Our members preserve the traditional practices of karate and kobudo, and all follow the traditional principles of budo. The AFTK exists to serve its members. Membership approval is generally decided upon the following three criteria:
1) An endorsement from a current AFTK Member or with a character reference from other upstanding instructors, or by first contacting the AFTK Management Committee2) The preservation of history through the practice of kata (solo forms)and associated practices ; and3) A verifiable lineage that stems back to the roots of karate and/or kobudo that forms the foundation of your tradition.