We are traditional Organization of Japanese martial arts with a focus on strong basic training. Many of our members are senior ranks in other karate systems and other martial arts including Aikido, Judo and Iaido and retaining its high standard of excellence. Furthermore it is now affiliated with a new and exciting group of dedicated international Japanese influenced organizations. The present Ryukyukai was reestablished with a new charter and a new philosophical vision. The new purposes of all Ryukyukai stresses preservation of classical Japanese martial arts tradition and emphasizes upon restoring the heritage, and virtues of martial culture and the promotion of education and community service through martial arts training. The official headquarters was originally established in Bear, Delaware (USA). The organizational headquarters in now at hombu dojo in Pittston, Pennsylvania (USA). These arts have been developed extensively by our ancestors skills and imagination and have been handed down to us for many generations. Many people all the world over want to learn traditional Japanese martial arts, or Budo. All learners must try their best not only to understand Budo and Japanese culture, but to respect their own culture. Our common aim is to build strong ties through our efforts and to spread and develop the martial arts all over the world. We believe this to be the role of martial arts in modern society. The International Division has the responsibility overseeing all international members. The Ryukyukai has official representatives and coordinators in Canada, United Kingdom, Italy, Belgium, Portugal, Israel, Hungary, Russia, Germany, Spain, Malta, France and, Mid-Western USA, and Northeast USA.