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Training in JKA Japan


Every year, a number of members from around the world express their desire to visit Japan and train for a number of days or weeks at Tokyo JKA HQ.

Those that have made the trip and spent some time in JKA Tokyo have found the experience to be immensely rewarding. Practicing in the very heart of the JKA, they report, has been one of the great highlights of their lifetime, and has added a whole new dimension to their appreciation of karate.

JKA HQ is always very happy to welcome you as their guest. They will give you all the advice and guidance we can during your stay, helping you for example to locate supermarkets, shopping centers, public and recreational facilities, medical facilities, etc. near your accommodation—assisting you in any way they can.


If you wish to train in Tokyo, have any questions, or need more information, send an email to us at DOJO@JKA-BAHRAIN.COM


We highly recommend Hotel Metropolitan Edmont - Breakfast, Tax and Service are included.


  • Single Room per night 14000JPY/(BD46)
  • Double Room per night 15000JPY/(BD50)

Food & Beverage

Estimated Food & Beverages per day around 10-15BD per day

JKA Training Cost

The cost of training at JKA HQ for one month or less is ¥10,000 which is around $100. 

Training Schedule JKA Tokyo

There are four training sessions per day on Monday-Friday.  Morning training (all levels), two in the afternoon (all levels), and one at night for black belts only. Saturday training is at 10:30a.  JKA Dojo is closed on Sunday.

Travel & Airline Booking

We recommend Cathay Pacific from Bahrain to Tokyo Narita via Hong Kong.  For example, Bahrain-Narita Departure Tuesday night 25th of March – Arrival Wednesday 26th of March. Round Trip Ticket Cost around BD552.


Please check and see if you need a visa.  If you do, then JKA Bahrain will need to assist you with the Japan Embassy in Bahrain 17-716-565.

Who requires a visa to Japan?

Bahrain Citizens          

Required by all except the following:

(a) Nationals of Austria, Germany, Ireland, UK (UK citizens), Liechtenstein, Mexico and Switzerland for a stay of up to 6 months*;

(b) Nationals of all other EU countries not mentioned under (a) for a stay of up to 3 months (except persons whose passport was originally issued in present or former Portuguese colonial territories who do require a visa);

(c) Nationals of Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Estonia, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Guatemala, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, Israel, Lesotho, Malta, Mauritius, Monaco, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, San Marino, Singapore, Slovenia, Surinam, Tunisia, Turkey, Uruguay


The following sites may also be helpful for finding other low-priced accommodations in Tokyo:

  • Tokyo Convention & Visitors Bureau www.tcvb.or.jp/
  • Japan National Tourist Organization www.jnto.go.jp/
  • Nippon Travel Agency Co., Ltd. tabiplaza.net/japanhotels/
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