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Learn Karate with Vicky Panetsidou

2021-02-05

Do you want to learn KARATE from the best? Now you can with WKF’s “Learn Karate With”. 

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Karate Quiz 9: Vicky Panetsidou, Shotokan kata and much more

2020-08-05

The new Karate Quiz is here! Do you think you know Karate? Test your Karate knowledge with Karate Quiz #9. 

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WKF launches online accredited coach course

2020-08-04

The World Karate Federation has launched the online version of WKF's accredited coach course. The new online programme aims at offering coaches around the world the possibility of obtaining the accredited level remotely, now that competitions and sporting activities are temporarily halted due to the coronavirus outbreak. 

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Legendary final Antonio Diaz vs Luca Valdesi revisited in Chapter 4 of Karate Decades Best

2020-08-03

The fourth chapter of Karate’s Decades Best is now available on WKF YouTube channel (Now with subtitles!) This programme reviews two of the best Kata moments in the history of the last Karate World Championships: the outstanding final of Male Kata of Belgrade 2010 featuring Kata legends Antonio Diaz and Luca Valdesi, and the bronze medal bout of Mirna Senjug against Lee Lee Lim. 

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WKF celebrates one year to go until Tokyo Olympic Games

2020-07-28

The countdown to the Tokyo Olympic Games is on. With the postponement of the Games to 2021, the clock is reset again as we reach the #1YearToGo mark. Karate’s debut in the Olympic Games will take place in Nippon Budokan from August 5 to 7, 2021. 

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Unforgettable Kata moments in Chapter 4 of Karate Decades Best

2020-07-28

The fourth chapter of Karate’s “The Decades Best” is sure not to be missed by Kata fans. The fourth episode of the series showcasing the best moments of the last Karate World Championships will be available this Friday on WKF YouTube channel. 

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WKF shares adapted COVD-19 Guidelines

2020-07-24

Amid the expansion of the coronavirus pandemic around the world, and as the Karate world strives to resume the normal development of activities, the World Karate Federation has issued a streamlined edition of WKF’s COVID-19 Guidelines. 

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Karate Athletes Council created in Canada

2020-07-22

The Canadian Karate Federation announced today the creation of the new Athletes’ Council. Aiming to give a voice to all the Karate athletes in the country, this initiative continues the widespread efforts of national federations to increase the accountability and representation of all the different bodies of their organisations. 

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Karate 1 Premier League Moscow postponed

2020-07-22

The World Karate Federation regrets to inform that the 2020 Karate 1-Premier League Moscow has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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WKF saddened by passing of PKF Vice President Emerson Velasquez

2020-07-22

The World Karate Federation mourns the passing of PKF Vice President Emerson Velasquez. A driving force of Karate in the Americas, Emerson Velasquez was the president of the Central American Karate Confederation and the president of the Nicaraguan Karate Federation. He passed away Tuesday due to complications caused by the COVID-19. 

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Karate Quiz 8: Antonio Diaz, Sandra Sanchez and much more

2020-07-21

Test your Karate knowledge now with the new WKF’s Karate Quiz! 

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Surprising bouts in chapter 3 of Karate Decades Best

2020-07-21

Chapter 3 of Karate’s “The Decades Best” is available now on WKF YouTube channel. The third episode of Karate’s “The Decades Best” relives two of the most surprising bouts of the 2010 Karate World Championships in Belgrade. 

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WKF mourns passing of Jordan Karate Federation president Dr Mouin Faouri

2020-07-20

The World Karate Federation is saddened by the loss of Dr Mouin Faouri. President of the Jordan Karate Federation and one of the most relevant personalities of the sport in the region, Dr Mouin Faouri passed away on Sunday. 

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Luca Valdesi teaches Kata secrets in session 4 of #LearnKarateWith

2020-07-20

Karate legend Luca Valdesi of Italy was the star of the fourth session of #LearnKarateWith. Fans had the opportunity to improve their kata skills in the live online session on WKF Instagram page. 

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WKF Referee Commission discuss developments in meeting via videoconference

2020-07-17

The Referee Commission of the World Karate Federation met Thursday via videoconference to analyse advancements in the overhaul of the judging body of Karate’s international organisation. The prospects for the refereeing team in the months to come were also overviewed. 

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