WKF Executive Committee meets via videoconference to discuss Karate future

Virtual meetings with national federations conclude with showcase of unity of Karate

Second day of meetings with national federations highlights Karate's efforts to resume activity

WKF opens third round of meetings with national federations

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WORLD KARATE FEDERATION COUNTRIES

President: Antonio Espinós - Spain

Website: www.wkf.net

Email: wkf@wkf.net

Federation members: 199

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ASIAN KARATE FEDERATION

President: Mr.Major General Nasser Alrazooqi

Website: www.akf-karate.net

Email: ctkftpe@ms31.hinet.net

Federation members: 44

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EUROPEAN KARATE FEDERATION

President: Antonio Espinós - Spain

Website: www.europeankaratefederation.net

Email: ekf@ekf.net

Federation members: 54

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PANAMERICAN KARATE FEDERATION

President: Mr José García Maañón

Website: www.pkfkarate.net

Email: karate@fibertel.com.ar, jose.garciamaanon@fibertel.com.ar

Federation members: 39

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AFRICAN KARATE FEDERATION

President: Mr Mohamed Tahar Mesbahi

Website: www.africakarate.com/

Email: ufakpresident@gmail.com

Federation members: 50

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OCEANIAN KARATE FEDERATION

President: Mr Michael Kassis

Website: http://oceaniakarate.com

Email: president@akf.com.au

Federation members: 12

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WKF Executive Committee meets via videoconference to discuss Karate future

The Executive Committee of the World Karate Federation held a virtual meeting Tuesday to discuss ways to grow the sport even further and to analyse the upcoming projects of Karate’s international organisation.   

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Virtual meetings with national federations conclude with showcase of unity of Karate

The virtual meetings of the WKF with national federations concluded Thursday with a final session conducted in French which gathered representatives of African countries, with the addition of Belgium.

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Second day of meetings with national federations highlights Karate's efforts to resume activity

Representatives of 19 countries gathered Wednesday for the second day of virtual meetings of the WKF with national federations

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WKF opens third round of meetings with national federations

The third round of video conferences with national federations started Tuesday with representatives of Karate organisations from Asian, Oceanian, and European countries joining the first two sessions of meetings.

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Japan Prime Minister, IOC President, Tokyo 2020 President among personalities congratulating WKF on 50th anniversary

The World Karate Federation is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the creation of the organisation and many personalities and sports officials are congratulating Karate’s international governing body on the milestone.

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Future Karate events in Europe discussed at EKF Executive Committee meeting

The Executive Committee of the European Karate Federation met Tuesday via videoconference.

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WKF General Secretary meets Japan Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga

The Prime Minister of Japan Yoshihide Suga welcomed WKF General Secretary Toshihisa Nagura in his offices on Friday to review the situation of the sport and to discuss WKF’s plans for the future.

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Karate and the new normal: Magnitude of Karate in Belarus showcased at prestigious event

The 12th edition of the “Gomel Open Cup” was successfully held in Belarus thus showcasing the progress of the sport in the country amid the current difficult circumstances caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

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New coach examination for Kumite and Kata on WKF E-Learning platform

The WKF is announcing that examinations for coaches to obtain the Kumite and Kata certification have been made available on WKF’s E-Learning platform.  

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Karate and the new normal: Competition returns in Spain with high-profile events

The Karate activity is being resumed in Spain with a first-class series of events that mark the return of the Karate competition in the Iberian nation

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Prime Minister of Japan Yoshihide Suga congratulates World Karate Federation on WKF 50th Anniversary

The Prime Minister of Japan Yoshihide Suga congratulated the World Karate Federation on the 50th anniversary of the foundation of Karate’s international governing body.

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Karate and the new normal: Egypt celebrate massive national kata championships

Karate returned to activity in Egypt as the Egyptian Karate Federation hosted all its national kata championships this month.

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Karate and the new normal: Underage championships show strength of Karate in Croatia

The Croatian Karate Union celebrated the national Cadet, Junior & U21 Championships this past week thus showcasing the remarkable progress of the sport in the country.

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Karate and the new normal: Athletes from six countries compete in successful Polish Open

The 2020 edition of the Polish Karate Open was held last week in Bielsko-Biala (Poland).

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Tokyo 2020 President Yoshiro Mori congratulates World Karate Federation on WKF 50th Anniversary

The President of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games Organising Committee Yoshiro Mori congratulated the WKF for the 50th anniversary of the foundation of the organisation. 

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