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Referee Courses

08/12/19
EKF National Referees Course and Accreditation Course
The Sports Village, Honeywell Lane Barnsley S75 1BP

9.30am  Registration 
Theory kumite for officials and coaches 10am to 12pm
Theory Exams for officials and coaches 12pm to 1pm [results for coaches 1.30pm]
Kumite Practical 12 pm to 1.30 pm    referees/Judges/table officials only
Break 1.30 to 2pm
Kata Theory for officials 2 pm to 3pm
Exam Kata Video theory exam 3 to 4.30 pm  referees/Judges/table officials only
Kata practice with competitors 3 to 4.30pm   referees/Judges/table officials only
finish 4.45pm

Coaches please note that in order to coach at EKF and BKF competitions  you will need a EKF tatami accreditation
PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU HAVE AN UP TO DATE EKF LICENCE WITH A EKF NUMBER
All coaches and referees must be in official uniform [ tracksuit for coaches, blazers for referees]
In order to pass the accreditation  exam all coaches will need a enhanced DBS in place and must be produced to the EKF repersentive on the course day or with-in 1 month after the exams
If this not complied with-in the time frames, then no Tatami Accreditation badge will not be issued and the exam process will have to be repeated with full fees to be paid
You must be 18yrs and above , and at least a Dan grade to be a coach, 16yrs and above for a judge qualification 
Theory Pass rate for the coaches in the exam...70% and above 3 years, 60% and above 2 years, 50% and above 1 year

Pass rate for Judges is 80% and 90% for Referee, no Referee or Judge will be passed at a course, but will be assessments will take place and later at EKF and BKF championships 

CLICK HERE TO PLEASE PRINT OFF THE REGISTRATION FORM AND BRING IT WITH YOU TO THE COURSE [plus 2 passport photos for coaches]

Referees Course fee £30.00 each
Referees Kumite exam and renewals £20.00 per exam

Referees Kata exam and renewals £20.00 per exam
European and World Referees course fees are free
Tatami Coach accreditation Fee per exam £50.00

All Fees must be paid online on the EKF web site prior to the course, no money will be taken on the day.

2019 Calendar

10th November Elite referees only, squad selections
8th December Open Referees course and Accreditation Honeywell Centre Barnsley

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