United States National Karate Association

Welcome to the USNKA Website. This simple landing page will inform you of the USNKA, benefits of membership, and of course give you the portal to sign up for one of our membership levels. This is merely our portal page, as we’re building out a brand new full featured website that will bring plenty of great content, history, links to our online store where you can purchase great USNKA merchandise like T-Shirts, Sweatshirts, Coffee Mugs, and more.

Jim Mather Hanshi is probably best known to many as The Arrow Catcher, owing to his many appearances on major network TV shows. But also among his many accomplishments are Stanford University graduate and postgraduate, declared aLiving Martial Arts Legend”, former national coach, member of the martial arts hall of fame, groundbreaking researcher in speed enhancement, fashion model and commercial actor, awardwinning screenwriter, internationally acclaimed magazine writer and columnist, and international speaker, to name only a few.

We offer two types of membership: Individual and Dojo Memberships. Individual memberships are broken down into two levels, Standard Member, and Black Belt. Individual members will receive the following:

  • Membership Certificate Association Patch

  • Association Membership Card

  • Access to USNKA Video classes and courses

  • Access to the USNKA Store

  • Right to wear the USNKA’s unique Jinbaori uniform

When you sign up for the School Owner/Dojo Membership you will receive the following:

  • USNKA Dojo Affiliation Poster

  • USNKA Patches

  • USNKA Membership Cards

  • Rank Recognition is available

  • Generic Rank Board

Additional Membership benefits include

Large Membership Certificates to display in the dojo or office, autographed photo of Hanshi Mather inscribed to the member, membership cards, USNKA patches, plus, if desired and can be documented, a Rank Recognition Certificate, certifying that the member’s rank has been verified.