Hiroshi Murata

Hiroshi Murata, President of WSKF and JKF Shitokai

Hiroshi Murata SenseiSeptember 17, 1936 – Born in Miyaderamura, Saitama ( present Irumashi ).
March, 1955 – Graduated from Tokyo Norin high school.
March 21, 1955 – Became a pupil of the late Sensei Manzo Iwata.
July, 1956 – Entered Miyaderamura government official.
June 1, 1960 – Established a branch ” Musashi Shibu ” with the late Sensei Iwata’s permission Since then, taught students and trained himself harder.
May, 1969 – Participated in the formation of Saitama Karate Federation.
September, 1975 – Participated in the seminar for area/national instructors ( under the auspices of JKF ) as a lecturer and an examiner.
October, 1980 – Got advanced coach license of Japan Sports Association (JASA).
March 19, 1983 – Awarded the Saitama sports prize.
December, 1992 – 8th Dan of JKF Shitokai.
March, 1993 – 8th Dan of JKF.
May, 1993 – President of JKF Shitokai Kanto area committee.
July, 1993 – President of Iruma Karatedo Federation.
April, 1994 – 1st grade judge of JKF Shitokai.
March, 1996 – Retired from Iruma city office.
March, 1997 – Hanshi of JKF.
April, 1998 – 1st grade judge of JKF.
August, 1999 – Master instructor of JASA.
April, 2001 – Vice president of Saitama Karate Federation.
November, 2001 – Hanshi of JKF Shitokai.
February, 2004 – Chairperson of JKF Shitokai the board of directors.
February, 2004 – Chairperson of WSKF the board of directors.
March, 2008 – Retired from the president of Iruma Karatedo Federation.
February, 2009 – President of JKF Shitokai.
February, 2009 – President of WSKF.
March, 2009 – Retired from vice president of Saitama Karate Federation.