Dec 2013 – Sport England Award to EKC

Dec 2013 – Sport England Award to EKC

Dec 2013 – Sport England Award to EKC

English Karate Council Sport England Support 2013-14 Introduction Sport England recently invited the English Karate Council (EKC) to apply for funding to help the EKC establish itself as a well-run cohesive body that can represent Karate in England and which is capable of increasing Karate participation. An application for this funding, which would be used […]

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Karate Fails Olympic Scrutiny for the Third Time

Karate Fails Olympic Scrutiny for the Third Time

Karate Fails Olympic Scrutiny for the Third Time Another sad day for Karate; despite numerous attempts over many years, Karate will not feature in the Olympic Games for the foreseeable future. The question on the lips of many Karateka Worldwide will be why? The decision to exclude Karate was by secret ballot, so unless the […]

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17 Nov 12 – KSE National Karate Awards

17 Nov 12 – KSE National Karate Awards

Maddison Moore Female Athlete of the Year KARATE SPORT ENGLAND NATIONAL KARATE AWARDS The Karate Sport England board felt that after such a successful year a presentation evening would be an appropriate event to put on the calendar. They felt it was essential that recognised the hard work and success achieved by Athletes, Coaches, Officials […]

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Lord Coe visits Liverpool and KUGB

Lord Coe visits Liverpool and KUGB

Lord Coe Report Pictured with Lord Coe are: left to right – Sensei Frank Brennan, Christopher Stewart, Hisham Saif, Lewis Wooding-Smith, Ilyas Ahmad, Rebecca Rawcliffe, Joseph Rawcliffe, Abdul Saif, Nicola McKenzie, Claudia Poynton, Sensei Andy Sherry. Former Olympic champion, Lord Sebastian Coe recently visited Liverpool to inspect facilities for the 2012 Olympic Games. As part […]

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11 Sept 12 – KE press release

11 Sept 12 – KE press release

Karate England takes up the gauntlet for good governance Karate England has signed up to the Voluntary Code of Good Governance, an initiative backed by Minister for Sport and the Olympics Hugh Robertson MP. The Code, aims to enable sport and recreation organisations to aspire to and maintain good governance by providing signatories with practical, […]

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24 Jan 12 – Formation of English Karate Council

24 Jan 12 – Formation of English Karate Council

Formation of the English Karate Council, 24/01/2012, Leicester  Four of England’s major Karate bodies held two meeting last October and December to discuss unification with all its inherent benefits. These benefits include: the creation of one Governing Body for Karate in England which will consolidate guidance on health and safety, child protection and Karate instruction/coaching. […]

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16 Dec – Karate Unification News

16 Dec – Karate Unification News

KARATE UNIFICATION A second meeting of four of the major karate groups in England was held on 16th December at the offices of the Sport and Recreation Alliance in london, hosted by the Alliance’s chief executive, Tim Lamb. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss the possibility of creating a more unified governance structure […]

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Proposal for a Unified Karate Body for English Karate

Proposal for a Unified Karate Body for English Karate

Proposal for a Unified Karate Body for English Karate 1. Introduction An exploratory meeting on Karate Unification was convened by the Sport and Recreation Alliance (S+RA) at their offices on 28th October 2011.  The meeting was attended by 4 out of the 5 Karate members of the S+RA: AMA, EKF, FEKO and KE. NAKMAS did […]

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18 Nov 11 – S & R A Karate Meeting

18 Nov 11 – S & R A Karate Meeting

Sport & Recreation Alliance – Karate Meeting On Friday 28 October 2011 representatives from the karate groups that are members of the Sport & Recreation Alliance (S & R.A the umbrella organisation for the governing and representative bodies for sport and recreation in the UK)  attended a meeting hosted by the S and R. A […]

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