Process to become a member:

1. New club submits application form (found below) to Secretary-General at

2. Secretary-General acknowledges receipt with club and informs them of our process

3. Secretary-General notifies regional chair and a dojo inspection takes place 

4. Secretary-General notifies Dan Grade Council to ratify head instructors grade

5. Reports are given to Secretary-General to present to Karate New Zealand board for acceptance / rejection

6. Secretary-General notifies applicant of outcome

7. Club becomes probationary member for a minimum period of 6 months (no voting rights at AGM until after this 6 month period)

More detail about the process can be found in our ByLaws (below).