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Kumite Squad Training, Selections, Documentation & Calendar


All EKF training/selection sessions are now via the new online forms which then take you through to the payment section. The choice is paypal/debit/credit card. Forms will not be received by the EKF until payment is made. This is the only way to now register and pay for sessions. You will receive a receipt of your payment and a copy of what you have submitted.

For athletes under 18 years only the legal guardian or parent is to complete the online form and give permission to attend. Please note if a person does not attend a EKF Kumite or Kata session there will be no Refund/Credit note.  A credit note will only be issued if the EKF cancel the session.

Only athletes with a valid EKF licence can register. If an athlete is selecting they must be in possession of a full British Passport and reside in England. If you have represented another country or represented one of the home nations then WKF rules apply.

Disclaimer: Karate is a martial art and contact sport. People can and do get injured and we cannot accept responsibility for any such injury, loss or accident arising from your participation in our training, competitions or associated activities and ask that you are aware, agree and accept this by entering or giving permission to enter this event. We should also be notified, in writing, of any medical condition that may have relevance to their participation in karate.

Parental and Legal Guardian Code

Please take a moment to read our Parental and Legal Guardian Code

Selection Notes


Only athletes who are 'fit and healthy' will be selected to fight for England as constant reoccurring injuries will not only affect your performance but more importantly your training. So get yourselves in shape, look and perform like athletes.


The national squad remit is a minimum of 6 sessions per year Under 21 (14-20 years) and 6 sessions per year Senior (18+). To be able to attend National Training you need to be selected by your Regional Coaches. and take responsibility to meet the international standards outlined by the senior coaches, regional coaches and reinforced by your association and club coaches.

The selection criteria will include all factors:

  • Fitness and health
  • Athlete profile
  • Attendance to squads
  • Attendance to national / international competition
  • Performance at national / international competition
  • Performance on squad selections​
  • Attitude and psychological disposition; Postive, team players, must win, determined, adaptble and tanscious athletes
  • Technical and tactical ability
  • Demonstration of qualities indicative of elite performers

Sunday 3rd September 2017
EKF National Kumite Training Seniors 18+

College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London, (entry via The Ride Road), 73 Hertford Road, Enfield, Middlesex EN3 5HA

National Kumite Coaches Davin Pack & Paul Newby

  • Registration 10am-10.15am
  • 1st session 10.30am - 12pm
  • 2nd session: 12.30pm - 1.30pm
  • 3rd session: 2.00pm - 3.00pm

Invited Athletes

Ross Mathieu
George Adrian
Gavin Bailey
Dean Bannister
Rebecca Boakes
Terry Brigdale
Carla Burkitt
Rebecca Burnett
Jordan Clarkson
Jake Clayton
David Coope
Charlie Coulson
Sam Day
Musa Edwards
Hazel Flaherty
Abiodun Forsythe
Adrian George
Joshua Gleadell
Amelia Harvey
Curtis Harvey
Siobhan Hayes
Ryan Jay
Brandon Jewell
Kate Karwacinski
Stephen Karwacinski
Joe Kellaway
Danielle Kirby
Sam Kitchen
Thomas Little
Ryan Luke
Perry Mayers
Maddison Moore
Emelye O’brien
Jamaal Otto
Bleu Parris
Cuba Parris
Jasmine Pomeroy
Ben Storey
David Thomas
Jordan Thomas
Mitchell Thorpe
Sophie Santillo
Chandler Walters
DeVante Walters
Benjiman Welch
Alex Whyte
Amy Wright-Hamilton

Registration Fee £20 closing date 30 August 2017 5pm.

Please ensure your EKF licence is valid for this event. You must contact the national coaches if you are not attending.


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Calendar 2017

Please note: Dates/venues are subject to change where due notice will be given.

Please click here to view the 2017 Kumite Calendar (Updated 11/01/17).

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