The International Budo Academy
Home of Martial Arts Academic Studies, The International Budo Academy is an independent educational institute founded by like-minded Martial Artists who have been practicing Budo for many years. The Academy prepares Martial Artists for quality teaching and certifies instructors, teachers and masters of various levels. The Academy also offers a range of academic degrees, including a PhD in Martial Arts.
The Academy has set to itself the goal to broaden the professional horizons of Senior Budoka, to encourage research, writing and preservation of classical Budo. The Academy functions as an independent professional union with the goal of upgrading, developing and improving the education of its members and students, and has set down a professional code of ethics, promoting the public image of the classical Martial Arts and Martial Artists.
The International Budo Academy is approved & accredited by the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport to train, qualify and officially authorize.
The International Budo Academy’s leadership includes well-known Budo practitioners from a wide variety of different backgrounds:
Who We Are
Words of the Rector
The Academy provides a formal educational program for the Budo practitioners, as well as full academic courses of Martial Arts towards a non traditional professional academic degree.
The Academy prepares Martial Artists for quality teaching and certifies instructors and teachers of a number of levels: Assistant Instructor, Instructor, Teacher, Senior Teacher and Master Teacher.
The goal of the Academy is to broaden the professional horizons of senior Budoka, to encourage research, developing, writing and publishing of professional material and learning agendas. The Academy functions as an independent professional body to improve and broaden the education of its members and students, and has set down a professional code of ethics and is promoting the public image of the Martial Arts and Martial Artists.
H.R.H Prince Adan CZARTORYSKI - BORBON
Prof. George POPPER
Dr. Ron KLUGER
Head of Karate do Internatinal worldwide
Chairman of I.B.A.'s Pan American Chamber:
Mr. Joe B. MIRZA
Chairman of AAU Karate
Special Advisor to the Rector:
Mr. Morris Edward ZAMORA
Representative of I.B.A. in Hungary
Mr. Attila MISKOLCZI
Associated Professor & Senior Advisor of Wado Ryu Karate Do
Dr. Tatsuo SUZUKI
Senior Advisor of KOBUDO & IAI Jutsu: Fomun TANAKA Soke A worldwide authority on martial
arts and head of one of the most respected Samurai schools in Japan - Nippon Koden Fushi Muso Kai.
Senior Advisor of History and Antropolgy of classical Budo
Dr. Patrick McCarthy
Hanshi, a worldwide authority on Martial Arts History and Antroplogy.
Master Stan SCHMIDT
Mr. Keigo ABE
Mr. Chuck MERRIMAN (USA)
One of the most Senior Goju practitioners (10th Dan) in the world,
senior officer of Okinawa Gojuryu Karatedo Sho Honbu - Jundokan.
Mr. Fritz WENDLAND (Germany)
Dr. Thamas WEBER (Sweden)
Senior Karateka and head of the famous Sanshin Kan.
Master Yasunari ISHIMI (Shito Ryu Karate-Do)
Legendary leader of Shitokai Karate do, living in Spain.
Chairman of I.B.A.'s Holland Chamber:
Dr. Cees de JONGH
Wakkai Ryu Aiki Jutsu