World History of Karate - Karate was introduced into Europe around 1950 by Japanese Masters, mainly from the Japan Karate Association ( J K A ). In 1961, Jacques Delcourt was appointed President of French Karate.
In 1970, the International Karate Union ( I K U ) was formed by Jacques Delcourt. In 1985 the world union of Karate - The organisations is officially recognised by the International Olympic committee as the official board of Karate, In 1970 World Karate Federation ( W K F ) was formed and is the only Karate organization recognised by International committee and has more than Ten Million members Worldwide.130 Countries are the members of this Federation.