Kyokushin is Full-Contact or Knock-Down Karate, a style of stand-up fighting; founded in 1964 by Korean-Japanese Masutatsu "Mas" Oyama. "Kyokushin" is Japanese for "the ultimate truth".


It is rooted in a philosophy of self-improvement, discipline and hard training. It`s style has international appeal and practitioners have over the last 40+ years numbered more than 12 millions globally.