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Shoulders in RED and BLUE. Mandatory 2023

May 18, 2022 Leave a comment
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Since 2017, the optional use of karategis with the embroidered brands on the shoulders, in red or blue, has been authorized for Karate – 1 Events (Premier League, Series A and Youth League). 

In 2020, it was approved the mandatory use of them for Karate – 1 Premier League events and optional use for all WKF events, including World Championships. 

During these 6 years, the number of competitors who have chosen to use this type of karategi has significantly increased, making it easier for spectators to identify athletes, as well as greater visibility and showiness of the competition. 

On the other hand, this greater brand exposure on “WKF Approved” karategi increase the possibilities of obtaining sponsors for both NFs and athletes. 

Based on the above mentioned, the WKF Executive Committee approved on October 22, 2021, the mandatory use of “WKF Approved” karategis with embroidered brands on the shoulders, in RED and BLUE, in all WKF official events (World Championships and Karate 1 – Premier League, Series A and Youth League) from January 1, 2023. 

From 1st January 2023 will be mandatory in all the WKF official events the use of “WKF approved” karategis with embroidered brands on the shoulders in RED and BLUE.

2023 WKF official sports activities calendar draft

May 10, 2022 Leave a comment

Karate1 Youth League – Limassol 2022 results

April 28, 2022 Leave a comment

Karate 1 Youth League Porec 2022

April 5, 2022 Leave a comment

Relive Karate Olympic competition on WKF.net

March 18, 2022 Leave a comment

EKF launches standing for 2023 European Games

March 17, 2022 Leave a comment

Karate1 Youth League – Limassol 2022 bulletin

January 31, 2022 Leave a comment

Ranking Rules 2022

January 21, 2022 Leave a comment
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Dear National Federations,Dear Athletes, The Ranking group of the WKF Competition Rules Commission has been working during the last months on the revised version of the World Ranking Rules. These changes are intended to better reflect the recent developments in WKF competitions with the experience throughout the last period, including the qualification for the Tokyo Olympic Games. 

As a result of this, the updated WKF Ranking Rules, effective as of today 20th January 2022, can be found on the WKF website for everyone’s reference. 

It is highly recommended to read carefully through the document. Nevertheless, you can find major changes below: 
-Increase of the event factor of the K1 – Series A events from 3 to 5
-Introduction of a new point system to differentiate between Round Robin and Single Elimination Competition Formats
-Consideration of Senior Weight Category Changes
-(Where applicable:) At Continental Championships National Federations will be limited to the points of one competitor per category counting towards the WKF World Ranking

WKF Competition Rules bulletin #1 – 2022

January 19, 2022 Leave a comment

The competition rules bulletin no. 2

December 22, 2021 Leave a comment
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