Joining the Uchideshi program is radical and challenging. It is hard yet fun. The Uchideshi program lets you unmask your strength, fortify self-discipline, and toughen your Kyokushin spirit.
Uchideshi means “live-in” student in English. In Asian culture, this is how learning was done as an apprentice. Being an uchideshi doesn’t limit to training in the 4 walls of dojo but actually, it is learning life in the toughest way. This program teaches courage, patience, strength, discipline and perseverance.
The program ranges from three months to one year intensive training. The most important requirement of the students who may want to enroll as an uchideshi is commitment then everything follows. One must have a heart to learn and must know how to listen and respect superiors.
The Uchideshi program includes rigorous training. These are some of the other requirements: