The 国際武術文化連盟 Kokusai Bujutsu Bunka Renmei or International Martial Arts & Culture Federation - IMCF was founded by Masashi YOKOYAMA Sensei (10th dan jujutsu, 15th Soke of Mondo-ryu Heiho).
Its Honorary Advisors are Doct Shigeo Oomae ex-Vice Minister of Defence, Doct Takemoto Naokazu member of the Japanese Parliament, and its Chief Director is Kazuko INABA Sensei 6th dan jujutsu.
The Federation is a NPO official organization wich received authorization by the Japanese government.
It was born with the goal to preserve the Mondo-ryu Bugei and all the old-style martial arts, but it is also opened to the modern martial arts styles that have link with the oldest ones, such as: Jujutsu, Kenjutsu, Iaido, Nihon Kenpo, Karate, Judo, Kendo, Aikido, etc.
The Federation is also interested in preserving traditional Japanese culture as: calligraphy, traditional painting, poetry, etc. and it organizes international art exhibitions at the Japanese museum.
For this purpose the Federation includes 2 divisions for martial arts schools: Division of Koryu Bujutsu and Division of Gendai Budo, plus one Division of Bunka (ie the traditional Japanese culture).
It has Honbu in Osaka and many authorized dojo all around the world.
KOKUSAI BUJUTSU BUNKA RENMEI
International Martial Arts & Culture Federation
Membership is opened to all martial arts schools with traditional lineage and who respect our mission and dictates. Any request for membership needs to be submitted to Masashi YOKOYAMA Sensei and the choice is up to him alone.
For any detail please contact the Honbu through this e-mail.