The Shotokan Karate-do International South Africa (SKISA) was established in 1978.
The Founder, President and chief instructor, Hanshi Sonny Pillay, has led the organisation from inception.
The organisation has celebrated its silver jubilee in May 2002. The World President and Technical Director, Prof. Kanazawa, graced all functions pertaining to the Silver Jubilee. He was accompanied by twice World Champion, Murakami.
The Headquarters of the organisation is in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal.