After every 6 months i.e. in the month of May & December we have our Martial Arts & Fitness Training Camps outside Mumbai for children & parents also.
YUDANSHA KOBUJITSU KARATE DOH FEDERATION (INDIA) is an organization formed by an elite group of members, with an object to promote the art of Karate , Judo and other self-defence arts in the field of sports.
Sensei Jehangir Shroff has been in the field of Martial Arts since the year 1978. He also had the opportunity to train under Shihan Vispy Kapadia, Sensei Hoshi Batliwalla, Shihan Pervez Mistry – 7th Dan Black Belt , the Pioneer of Indian Karate & lastly Saiko Shihan RON MICHIO YAMANAKA - 9TH Dan Black Belt - Founder Y.K.K.F. from Canada & Shihan GIOVANNI DI MEGLIO - 7th Dan Black Belt - Y.K.K.F. INTERNATIONAL PRESIDENT from Italy.
Sensei Jehangir Shroff also participated at the Okinawa Traditional Karate & Kobudo World Tournament in Okinawa, Japan in the month of August 2009. He also had the opportunity to train in the JUNDOKAN Dojo, Naha City, one of the world's prestigious Okinawa Goju Ryu Dojo under Sensei Eiichi Miyazato. Training was imparted by Kinjo Sensei (8th Dan Black belt)& Taira Sensei (8th Dan Black Belt).
Sensei Jehangir Shroff has travelled to Japan , Indonesia , Phillipines , Malaysia , Singapore , Honkong , Dubai , Canada, Belgium & Okinawa to take part in training seminars and tournaments and has won innumerable laurels and trophies.
In the year Oct. 1997 , Sensei Jehangir Shroff got affiliated to Yudansha Kobujitsu Karate-Doh Federation (International) under the guidance of Ron Yamanaka – 9th Dan Menkyo Kaiden Saiko Shihan – Founder of Y.K.K.F. (International) , which is having affiliations with more than 22 countries in the world . Sensei Shroff was graded Godan (5th Dan Black Belt) in Canada and was made the Indian President for Y.K.K.F.(International) by Shihan Ron Yamanaka.
In the year 1998 , Sensei Jehangir Shroff , also started JUDO / JUJITSU under the guidance of Sensei Manohar Bangera – 7th Dan Black Belt & Sensei Yatish Bangera – 6th Dan Black Belt , Directors of Bombay Judo Club.
Y.K.K.F.(India) is a member of Maharashtra Karate Association (MKA) and is affiliated to KARATE ASSOCIATION OF INDIA (KAI) which is recognised by Govt. of India & Indian Olympic Association (IOA).
Presently YKKF (India) is having more than 20 Institutions / Schools in Mumbai and also in Khandala, Lonavala, Pune & Goa, numbering over 5000 students imparting training in Karate, Judo & Jujitsu.
YKKF(India) students are provided with maximum exposure for participating at the Inter School / Inter College , District , State , National & International level competitions and have won innumerable laurels in the same. Every year two training camps are conducted at different places throughout India where the students are imparted rigorous training in Traditional Okinawan Goju-Ryu Karate (Jundokan) , Judo , Jujitsu , Weapon training and theoretical knowledge about different martial arts. Character building is a major part of the training and is of great value to the children and adults. It is our goal here at all the dojos to help students better their health and enhance their overall self-development (concentration , confidence , self-control and self-discipline) through physical training and mental discipline using traditional martial arts.
A landmark in the history of the organization was the Martial Arts Training Programme organized in Mumbai from Feb. 28 to March 1 , 2004 where Shihan Giovanni Di Meglio – 7th Dan Black Belt – YKKF World President & Sensei Diego Gruer – 3rd Dan Black Belt – Technical Director YKKF (Italy) , conducted the training programme , which was a resounding success. Shri Prataprao Dighavkar , DCP –Zone IV was the Chief Guest.
It is our honour to state that YKKF (India) under the guidance of Sensei Jehangir Shroff had organised a Martial Arts Training Programme, the only first and one of its kind in India where International Masters of highest rank and repute had imparted training in KARATE, JUJUTSU, AIKI JUJITSU, SHAOLIN KUNG FU & KOBUDO wherein all the 22 affiliated countries in the world had participated in this event, which was held at The Residence, Hotel & Convention Centre, Powai, Mumbai from Feb.3 to 5, 2006. More than 10 International Masters along with their 50 students plus 500 Indian students had participated in this symposium.
Y.K.K.F.(India) under SHIHAN JEHANGIR SHROFF – 6TH DAN BLACK BELT is presently conducting classes in Karate, Judo / Jujitsu, Tai Chi Chuan, Kick Boxing & MMA.
WHAT IS Y.K.K.F.
Y.K.K.F. stands for YUDANSHA KOBUJITSU KARATE – DOH FEDERATION (Black belt ancient martial arts empty handed ways).
Y.K.K.F. is a fraternal organization of many arts and styles recognizing the intrinsic worth and value of every system. Martial arts are founded upon universal principles of MOVEMENT , MORALITY & ETIQUETTE.
It is in the spirit of Budo (Martial ways) that all schools of Y.K.K.F. work in harmony with each other for their mutual advancement and the discovery of the meaning and the ultimate purpose of budo.
RESPECT, HONOUR & FRATERNITY are the values that shares the members of Y.K.K.F
The Y.K.K.F. was founded in 1978 by RON YAMANAKA and it can count thousands of members in many countries, in particular : Antigua , Armenia , Belgium , Bulgaria , Canada , Cuba , Dominican Rep. , France , Hungary , India , Israel , Italy , Jamaica , Portugal , Russia , Singapore , Switzerland , Ukraine , United Kingdom & USA.
The Y.K.K.F. - WORLD PRESIDENT is GIOVANNI DI MEGLIO SHIHAN , 7th DAN KYOSHI , Okinawa Goju-Ryu Karate-Do & Ju-jitsu, RON YAMANAKAS direct student. He has been living in the world of martial arts for 40 years teaching and learning in many dojos all over the world.
SENSEI JEHANGIR SHROFF is the President & Chief Instructor for Y.K.K.F.(INDIA) and is the only Indian representative for Y.K.K.F.(INTERNATIONAL). He has been in the field of martial arts for over 35 years. He has had the experience of training in various martial arts under the guidance of SAIKO SHIHAN RON YAMANAKA (FOUNDER OF Y.K.K.F. - INTERNATIONAL) 9th Degree Black Belt – Shaolin Chuan Fa , 8th Degree Black Belt Aiki Jujutsu ,8th Degree Black Belt Okinawan Goju Ryu (Jundokan) , Menkyo Kaiden Shindo Ryu Jujutsu & Canadian Chief Instructor (Shibucho) of Okinawan Goju Ryu Jundokan.
YUDANSHA KOBUJITSU KARATE – DOH FEDERATION (INDIA) i.e. Y.K.K.F. (INDIA) has been established in the year Oct. 1997 and has trained thousands of students in traditional Okinawa Goju Ryu Karate & Judo/ Jujitsu. Y.K.K.F.(India) teaches three different aspects of martial arts namely physical , intellectual and mental. Along with the physical training we also teach history of Goju Ryu, awareness of other martial arts and Japanese terminology.
Within Y.K.K.F.(India) there are 4 distinct martial arts namely : 1. KARATE (Okinawan Goju Ryu – Jundokan) Under Sensei Jehangir Shroff (6th Dan Black Belt) 2. JUDO & JUJITSU Under Sensei Manohar Bangera (7th Dan Black Belt) & Sensei Yatish Bangera (6th Dan Black Belt) , Directors of Bombay Judo Club . 3. TAI CHI CHUAN Under Sifu Carlton Hill
4. KICKBOXING & MMA Under Sanjay Shetty & Balkrishna Shetty Martial Arts (Karate / Judo / Tai Chi Chuan/ Kick Boxing) classes are being conducted at more than 20 centres in Mumbai (Dadar-E, Matunga, Wadala, Parel, Princess Street, Colaba, Pali Hill, Bandra-W, Khar, Santacruz & breach Candy). Karate & Judo classes are also conducted at Khandala, Lonavala, Pune & Goa. Every year two camps are conducted at different places throughout India where the students are imparted rigorous training in Traditional Okinawan Goju Ryu Karate , Judo & Jujitsu , Weapon Training and theoretical knowledge about martial arts. This training teaches the children to concentrate and achieve goals , discipline , self respect , respect for others and develops their self confidence , which are the natural benefits of karate do discipline. It also directs the extra energy of hyper active children in a constructive way and raises the energy level of lethargic youngsters.
IT IS OUR GOAL HERE AT THE Y.K.K.F. (INDIA) DOJOS TO HELP STUDENTS BETTER THEIR HEALTH AND ENHANCE THEIR OVERALL SELF-DEVELOPMENT (CONCENTRATION , CONFIDENCE , SELF-CONTROL , AND SELF-DISCIPLINE) THROUGH PHYSICAL TRAINING AND MENTAL DISCIPLINE USING TRADITIONAL MARTIAL ARTS.
BENEFITS OF JOINING Y.K.K.F. 1. See the world and learn new cultures , the Y.K.K.F. has members in more than 22 countries. We organize a symposium in a different country each year. You can train in any of the countries affiliated dojos. 2. You can access to the most respected martial arts instructors in the world. 3. You learn the traditions and the meanings behind martial arts. 4. The ranks that you earn in the YKKF approved dojos are recognized worldwide. 5. You are a part of an organization that applies high ethical standards. 6. You are a part of the worldwide movement to unify martial arts.
PRIVATE INDIVIDUAL COACHING IN KARATE & FITNESS ALSO GIVEN AT YOUR OWN CONVENIENT PLACE & TIMING.
SHIHAN JEHANGIR SHROFF - 6TH DAN BLACK BELT