Kyokushin Head Members

Kancho Peter Chong

Chairman of the International Karate Alliance, KyokushinRyu

Kancho Peter Chong 9th Dan, is a Kyokushin Karate master.

Kancho was the former long term International Committee Chairman for Asia and the Middle East, International Karate Organization (IKO1) founded by Sosai Masutatsu Oyama (1923–1994). He resigned from that position in 2018.

Kancho Peter was born in Singapore in 1941. He began his training in martial arts under his father in 1955, at the age of 14.

Prior to studying Kyokushin Karate, he practiced Judo and other local arts in Singapore. In 1965, Kancho journeyed by boat to Japan, to train full time with Kyokushin Karate founder Mas Oyama at the Honbu dojo, Ikebukuro Tokyo. Many of the famous Kyokushin luminaries and senior Instructors were training at Honbu during that time.

During 1969, he established his first Dojo in Singapore.

Prior to retiring from the workforce, he was an Assistant Superintendent of Police in Singapore. Kancho Peter was also a regular Self Defense instructor in the Singapore Police Force throughout his Policing career.

Kancho Peter was responsible for tirelessly promoting Kyokushin Karate throughout Asia and the Middle East, and teaching hundreds of Instructors & students during the ensuing decades.

In 1988, Kancho received the Pingat Bakti Masyarakat (Public Service Medal) from Ong Teng Cheong, then Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore, for his services to martial arts.

Kancho Peter Chong is dedicated to promoting Kyokushin Karate in its proper form including its philosophies and principles to all, through the International Karate Alliance KyokushinRyu.

Vice Chairman
Daihyo Ryuko Take

Vice Chairman of the International Karate Alliance, KyokushinRyu

Chairman of the World Kyokushin Kaikan.

Shihan Take 8th Dan, is a Kyokushin Karate master.

Shihan Take is based in Kagoshima prefecture, Kyushu Japan. At the age of 18 he commenced full time training with Sosai Mas Oyama in the Kyokushin Karate Honbu dojo, Ikebukero Tokyo.

Shihan Take was an active competitor Kyokushin tournaments, including the All Japan Kyokushin Karate championship. In 1976, Shihan Take founded the Kagoshima prefecture Kyokushin Karate branches, authorized by Sosai Oyama.

Shihan Take oversees numerous dojos around the Kagoshima prefecture.

Shihan Take has successfully coached numerous Kyokushin Karate champions, including Shihan Kiyama World Tournament Champion, Sensei Jan Soukup World Tournament 2nd place, Sensei Makato All Japan champion, and many others.

Central Council



Technical Director
Jackie Chong

Technical Director of
International Karate Alliance KyokushinRyu

Legal Officer
Mohammed Nizam

Legal Officer of International Karate Alliance KyokushinRyu

Mas Oyama’s Kyokushin Karate Kerala offiial branch started in the year 1990,with its main dojo at Natioanl Club, Statue, Trivandrum. Sosai Mas Oyama appointed Sensei Mohammed Nissam, 3rd Dan Black Belt,Japan as the Founder Branch Chief of IKO Kerala.

He got training in Honbu Dojo, Japan under the legendary grand master Mas Oyama, during 1990 to 93. He was introduced to IKO Honbu by Shihan Peter Chong during his first visit to Kerala as Supreme Judge for the Kerala State Tournament held in Jimmy George Stadium in May , 1990.

Achievements, Awards and Honors – Sensei Mohammed Nissam, Branch Chief - Kerala

  • Kerala State full contact Karate Champion - 1984, Trivandrum
  • All India full contact Karate Champion - 1988, Bangalore
  • Asian Karate Tournament, Participant, Indian Team - 1990, Sapporo, Japan
  • 5th World Karated Tournament, Coach, Indian Team - 1991, Tokyo, Japan
  • Singapor International Karate Tournament, Coach, Indian Team - 1992, Singapore
  • Asian Karate Tournament, Coach, Indian Team - 1994, Kathmandu, Nepal
  • 6th World Karate Tournament, Coach, Indian Team - 1995, Tokyo, Japan
  • Asian Karate Tournament, Coach, Indian Team - 1996, Chennai, India
  • International Martial Arts Festival, Festival Director - 2012, Kerala, India
  • 13th Asian Karate Tournament, Event Coordinator - 2012, Kerala, India
  • Asian Karate Tournament, Coach, Indian Team - 2014, Manila, Philippines

Medical Officer
Ajith Ga

Medical Officer of
International Karate Alliance KyokushinRyu