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News 2017

Posted 18th May 2017
WKF Appointment for M Billman

The board of the EKF would like to congratulate Mick Billman on being appointed as Secretary of the WKF Technical Commission. See below, taken from the WKF site:

C. Kassis (Australia), Chairman
M. Billman (England), Secretary
M. Abbas (UAE)
Y. Bashirov (Azerbaijan)
J.M. de Dios (Spain)
I. Ercin (Turkey)
T. Hill (USA)
M. El Hoseiny (Egypt)
J. Y. Huang (ChineseTaipei)
C. Kijima (Japan)
L. Monk (New Zealand)
M. Rahnama (I.R. Iran)
B. Sharma (India)
A.Soloforinina (Madagascar)

MAAction.comPosted 30th April 2017
EKF Nationals Video Interviews

Interviews with former World Champions Leon Walters and Jason Ledgister, and the EKF Kata Champions Aimee Sell and Chris Karwacinski.

Please click here to view.

Posted 18th April 2017
EKF Nationals Report by EKF President Mick Billman

Please click here to read (PDF Document)

Posted 10th April 2017
Important: The WKF has not made any changes to statute 21.9

Please be assured that any EKF members found to be in breach of 21.9 will be severely dealt with by the English Karate Federation.

Posted 7th March 2017
Congratulations to Katie Hurry the EKFs new Assistant U21 National Kumite Coach.

Katie brings a wealth of competition experience with her.

Katie Hurry

Posted 5th March 2017
Official press release regarding the English Karate Working Group

Statement from the English Karate Federation President: Concerning the proposed new body, we assure the EKF members that as far as the WKF recognition is concerned nothing has or will change.

More importantly, the only road to Olympic recognition is via the EKF/BKF.

Furthermore the WKF will never sanction sporting relations with any dissident groups or organisation, Sport England recognised or otherwise.

Official press release regarding the English

Posted 28th February 2017
EKF in Martial Arts Illustrated Magazine

The EKF now have regular reports in Martial Arts Illustrated Magazine.  Check out March issue available now to buy at www.maionline.co.uk.

Martial Arts Magazine

Posted 20th January 2017
EKF KYU Grade Championships - Medals Table and Individual Results

Click here to view.

Posted 16th January 2017
EKF KYU Grade Championships - Sheffield

What a championships the EKF had at the weekend in Sheffield. There were over 1000 entries with nearly 700 competitors from over 50 club/associations taking part. Congratulations to all the athletes, officials, Paul Campbell, friends and supporters. A medal table will be available soon. Thank you to Susan Dixon for the photos and to Matthew Handley for the disability athletes photos too.
View the images here »

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