International karate organization, kyokushin Kai Kan Association Founder Chairman, Uttarakhand

Sensei (instructor) Dev Nath is the founder chairman of International Karate Organization Kyokushin KaiKan Karate Association, Uttarakhand and a renowned Kyokushin Karateka. Devnath is a San Dan (3rd degree) black belt with over 37 years of experience in practicing and teaching in the martial arts. An expert in Aikido, oriental weapons, Devnath has given numerous martial arts demonstrations in different parts of the country.

Sensei Dev Nath began his Karate training in 1981 at the age of 14, his first experience was in Kyokushin style under the instructor Amitava Dutta, who represented India in second world tournament in 1979 in Tokyo Japan.

Dev Nath was awarded Bihar Championship trophy in 1987. He was the youngest fighter in this tournament he also fight the national Oyama cup in 1991 at Netajee Indoor Stadium in Kolkata. Dev Nath would win many more tournaments throughout his Competition career, and earned his shodan (1st degree) Black Belt in 1991 from Kyokushin Style, Honbu Tokyo, Japan. He has also earned various other Martial Arts degree like Karate Budokan International in 1994.

In the year 2008 he has received Nidan (2nd degree) black belt from IKO, Kyokushin W.H.Q. (Honbu) Tokyo, Japan.

In year 2010 Dev Nath has been invited in Singapore for special training and to witness the up-gradation test.

November 2014 He has also been invited in the 15th Asian Karate tournament in Shanghai, China as Judge, and participated in the Asian Committee Members Meeting, Seminar and an Advance Training Camp.

May 2016 again he has been invited in the 16th Asia Cup in Hangzhou, China as Judge, and participated in the Asian Committee Members Meeting, Judging Seminar and in Advance Training Camp.

August 2016 he went to the Asian Headquarter Orchard Tower Dojo, Singapore for the training and his San Dan (3rd Dan) test, successfully completed his test and promoted San Dan.

AIKIDO – A Unique Martial Art introduced by Sensei Dev Nath who is the founder Chairman of Uttarakhand Aikido Association.

A Japanese form of self-defence and martial art that uses locks, holds, throws, and the opponent’s own movements. Aikido is a modern Japanese martial art developed by Morihei Ueshiba as a synthesis of his martial studies, philosophy, and religious beliefs. Aikido is often translated as “the way of unifying (with) life energy” or as “the way of harmonious spirit”. The name Aikido is composed of three Japanese character; Ai, meaning harmony; ki, spirit or energy; and do, the path, system or way. Aikido is the way of the spirit of harmony.

Sensei Dev Nath served as the head of Kyokushin Karate for more than three decade, he trained and developed many skilled students in Uttarakhand and also in different parts of India and conducted demonstrations in reputed schools, colleges and educational organizations in India.

Dev Nath is also an artist at heart and his paintings have been appreciated by the painting lovers in India as well as in abroad. In the field of an Art he loves nature study.

While performing many duties as the chairman of Uttarakhand Kyokushin Karate Association and working as a Karate Instructor, an Art Teacher and also frequently conducts seminars, tournaments, camps, Dojo’s (club) activity an Art Exhibitions ,he remains committed to assisting others to reach their full human potential, as both Karateka and individuals