AKF Head Protector for Children Categories from 1 January 2016

The National Referees’ Council on behalf of the AKF National Executive hereby advises that as of 1 January 2016 participants in all Children Kumite categories (12/13 Years and Under) will be required to wear an AKF Head Protector (pictured below) when competing at an AKF endorsed tournament. Competitors may choose to continue to wear the WKF Approved […]

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Team Announcement – Karate1 Premier League – Coburg 2015

13 August 2015 Official Australian Team Announcement The Executive of the Australian Karate Federation and the National Coaches Committee proudly announce and would like to congratulate the following athletes and coaches who have been selected to represent Australia at the following international event:   Event: Karate1 Premier League – Coburg 2015 Event Date: 26-27 October […]

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Team Announcement – 8th Commonwealth Karate Championships

13 August 2015 Official Australian Team Announcement The Executive of the Australian Karate Federation and the National Coaches Committee proudly announce and would like to congratulate the following athletes and coaches who have been selected to represent Australia at the following international event:   Event: 8th Commonwealth Karate Championships Event Date: 18-20 September 2015 Place: […]

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Team Announcement – 2015 World Junior, Cadet & U21 Championship

Official Australian Team Announcement The Executive of the Australian Karate Federation and the National Coaches Committee proudly announce and would like to congratulate the following athletes and coaches who have been selected to represent Australia at the following international event: Event: World Junior, Cadet & U21 Championship Event Date: 12-15 November 2015 Place: Jakarta, Indonesia […]

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Team Announcement – 8th WKF Karate1 Youth Cup – Umag, Croatia 2015

Official Australian Team Announcement The Executive of the Australian Karate Federation and the National Coaches Committee proudly announce and would like to congratulate the following athletes and coaches who have been selected to represent Australia at the following international event: Event: 8th WKF Karate1 Youth Cup Event Date:    3-5 July 2015 Place:    Umag, […]

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Invitation to Apply for National Coaching Positions

The AKF through the office of the Vice President is seeking applications for National Coach and Assistant National Coach roles commencing 1 January 2015. The term of office is expected to be up to 3 years ending on 31 December 2017. Applicants are requested to submit their covering letter outlining their preferred area of expertise (kata or kumite) […]

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Congratulations to the team that represented Australia at the WKF World Championship in Germany

22nd Senior World Karate Championships 2014 & 1st WKF World Senior Championships for People with Disabilities On behalf of the Australian Karate Federation, we would like to take this opportunity to congratulate the following individuals on their outstanding achievements whilst representing Australia at the 22nd Senior World Karate Championships 2014 & 1st WKF World Senior Championships for […]

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Online Signature-collecting Campaign for Karate into the Olympics 2020

Looking forward to the Tokyo Olympics 2020, Japan Karatedo Federation, in coordination with the WKF,  has been making every effort for the inclusion of Karate into the Olympics with the support of Nippon Budo-kan, Japan Budo Association, and the All-Party Parliamentary Group for the Promotion of the Tokyo Olympics 2020, which has been set up […]

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