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MEMBERSHIP DONATIONS ARE WAIVED FOR ALL MASTER INSTRUCTORS 5th DAN AND ABOVE

Once you are accepted into the Alliance, AJWBA Honbu (headquarter office) will issue a membership license booklet and/or card and a COAT OF ARMS (patch) for new members with a special “Masters’ Greeting”. The license book should be kept up-to-date with the student’s rank, class attendance, membership renewal dates and seminars. The student may be asked by an instructor to fill in the details (rank and date), but only a licensed instructor may sign and stamp the book. The application donations are dependent on age, rank, position and number of organizations joined.

SELECTING A SOCIETY WITHIN THE AJWBA             

The donations to the Alliance are exclusive of your training dues at any particular allied dojo.

  • School Charter inclusive of life membership and business orientation
  • School membership inclusive of head representative
  • All children registration per year or life membership
  • All adults (13 years and above) per year or life membership
  • All Black Belts (no age restrictions) per year or life membership
  • ALL MASTER INSTRUCTORS 5th DAN AND ABOVE PAY ZERO DONATIONS AND LIFE-TIME MEMBERSHIP SHALL BE AWARDED AFTER A YEAR PERIOD.
  • FOLLOWING DONATIONS APPLY TO STUDENTS OR GRADES UNDER MASTER INSTRUCTORS (5th dan):
  • Ninjutsu/Ninpo Taijutsu – Ninja tradition – $59.00/year or $399 for lifetime membership for children and adults
  • Jujutsu/Ju-Taijutsu – Samurai Tradition – $59.00/year or $399 for lifetime membership
  • Biken Jutsu – Samurai/Ninja schools of Japanese Sword – $59.00/year or $399 life-time
  • Kobu-Jutsu  – Japanese and/or Ryukyu (Okinawa),  $59.00/year or $399 lifetime any or all weapons other than Biken.
  • Karate – Classical Japanese Karate – $59.00/year or $399 for lifetime membership
  • Kempo Martial Arts – $59.00/year or $399 for lifetime membership
  • Mixed Martial Arts  – $59.00/year or $399 for lifetime membership
  • Chinese Martial Arts  – $59.00/year or $399 for lifetime membership

Instructors are entitled to charge and retain whatever is reasonable in their area for lessons and promotion donations.  Included in this guidebook is a schedule of donations required by the Alliance.  Any and all private instructions shall be at the direct discretion of the AJWBA Instructor and the student taking the private; and a mall donation equivalent to 15% shall be surrendered by the instructor to the AJWBA funds.

The instructor may ask for whatever is reasonable over and above what is due to the Alliance, and retain the difference.

Please read before you select an organization (s)

Instructors are entitled to charge and retain whatever is reasonable in their area for lessons and promotion donations.  Included in this guidebook is a schedule of donations required by the Alliance.

STRUCTURE OF REQUIRED DONATIONS

Instructors are entitled to charge and retain whatever is reasonable in their area for lessons and promotion donations.  Included in this guidebook is a schedule of donations required by the Alliance.

Any and all private instructions shall be at the direct discretion of the AJWBA Instructor and the student taking the private; and a mall donation equivalent to 15% shall be surrendered by the instructor to the AJWBA funds.

The instructor may ask for whatever is reasonable over and above what is due to the Alliance, and retain the difference.

THERE WILL BE NO EXCEPTION.  PLEASE DO NOT ASK FOR SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT, FOR ALL MUST FOLLOW THE SAME DIRECTIVE.  All donations are subject to adjustment every 2 years to keep up with the economy

Individual Membership:  This type of membership is for anyone who is a student or sensei wishing to be a member, study any of our martial arts traditions or just add more to their existing training.  The annual donation is $59.00 or Life-Membership for $399.   The individual member will receive a membership card and membership certificate.  25% of this fee is retained by the sponsoring dojo.

            Graded Membership:  An individual may join as a member and receive a rank certificate from the Alliance provided he holds an equivalent rank from a recognized system and tests for it.  AJWBA membership is required plus the appropriate testing cost listed in the schedule of donations.

            Lifetime Membership: A lifetime membership is available for those individuals who are looking for a long term commitment.  This membership exempts the individual from the annual donations. The lifetime donation for membership is $399 (free to 5th Dan and above).  HIGHLY RECOMMENDED FOR ALL INTERNATIONAL MEMBERS UNDER 5th DAN OR COLOR BELT LEVELS (KYU).

Dojo Membership: A Dojo may become a member by joining the Alliance.  This membership also includes the representative and all black belts 5th Dan and above but not the students.  An entry contribution of $299.00 upon eligibility and dojo donation of $99.00 per year, thereafter (all inclusive with the entry donation).  RECOMMENDED FOR NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL.

                Association Charter: An Association or the main studio may become a member of the Alliance and receive a charter. This membership also includes a life membership for the head-master and all black belts above 5th Dan.  The donation shall be an entry contribution of $199, upon eligibility, and a $99.00 yearly maintenance donation thereafter.  An additional donation of $99.00 per year for each branch Dojo (instructor of each branch dojo included) will be due upon enrollment, and every year thereafter.  HIGHLY RECOMMENDED FOR NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL REPRESENTATIVES.

CONTACT US VIA WWW.AJWBA.ORG OR MASTERS@AJWBA.ORG FOR APPLICATION DETAILS OR ENQUIRIES.

DISBURSEMENTS FOR ALLIED STUDIOS

Any individual wishing to establish an independent business must donate $499 per year to use the alliance’s name and logo. The alliance has no other involvement with this venue; however, membership may be revoked upon violation of the AJWBA rules of conduct.

Schools/groups/programs opening or operating under the alliance, including participation in alliance sponsored seminars:

  • Alliance’s treasury gets 80% of all seminar donations (this will be handled over to the interim instructor) while sponsoring party retains 20%.
  • 50% per student/per kyu level (under belt) test where the alliance’s signature and/or seal is required for validation of testing certificates and documents.  Any charge above the mark for testing is strictly up to the discretion of each individual school/group/program

If the alliance opens up a satellite branch/ school and designates someone to operate the school:

  1. Proceeds received are first disbursed to cover all operating/business expenses.
  2. Balance or credit thereafter is divided 30/70 between the alliance (30%) and the individual (70%) operating the business at that location.
  3. Any excess proceeds derived from sales such as accessories, drinks/snacks belong to the satellite school and are not shared with the alliance.

You are trusted to attend all activities under the AJWBA.  It is extremely important in extending the lifespan of the organization.

All monthly organization training clinics will require a donation per student member (non-members donate a bit higher), to cover the expenses of the assigned instructor.  Individuals at remote locations may attend via telephone conference or by responding to an e-mail containing the minutes of any meetings.

Attendance of member schools is expected to all seminars in support of your organization.  It may be difficult to get support in return when you host your own activities.

THERE WILL BE NO EXCEPTION.  PLEASE DO NOT ASK FOR SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT, FOR ALL MUST FOLLOW THE SAME DIRECTIVE.

All donations are subject to adjustments upon review eery 2 years.

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