The founder of Shuko-Kai International is Soke Kunio Miyake.
Who was born in 1946. He began teaching martial arts in Japan,
while at the same time teaching moderm Japanese language
and literature at the high school level. Miyake soke came to the
United Stated in 1985, and quickly established shuko-kai U.S.A.
in southern California with permission of Shuko-Kai Tani-ha
Shito-Ryu Soke Chojiro Tani.

He currently holds an offical U.S.A. National Karate-Do Federation
8th Degree Black Belt in Karate-do and 6th Degree Black Belt in
Shorinji Kempo Aiki-Jujitsu. His instructor's license were issued
by the all-Japan Karate-do Federation and the World Shoriji
Kempo Federation in 1978in Japan. He also soke / president of
Nippon Toho Iai-Do Renmei Shuko-Kai. These degree require the
highest caliber of karate, jujitsu and iai-do knowledge. Miyake
sensei was the all-japan champion in Shito-ryu shuko-kai in 1982
U.S.A. Karate Federation National Champion. He was also
selectedto be the representative at the all-japan Martial
representatives Arts Demostration ( Budosai ) -- a distinctive
honor due to the fact that are chosen throughout japan based on
their superior skills in their superior skill in their respective arts.

His USANKF Black Belt, which has equally been approved by the
U.S. Olympic Committee and is the highest rank in this

In addition of being a Member of the Examiners Board
( U.S.A.N.K.F. ), Miyake Sensei also serves in the U.S.A.N.K.F's
National Technical Committee as coaches (1994-2010). He also
help Pan American and W.K.F. International Referee's Licenses.