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44th European Championships Sofia Bulgaria 14-19 February 2017
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Payments for training sessions will now have to be made directly to the EKF by BACs transfer or bank deposits. Payments will be required for the online form registration (payment details will be on the relevant squad page). There will be no facility to pay on the day or turn up without payment and registration having first been received by the EKF. When making payments you will need to include a reference by including the name of the person, date of the session and which session eg J Bloggs 1/1/16 Nthn Kumite. In the future we hope to have online payments through the website to make things easier for the user.
English Karate Federation Ltd
Sort Code 30-18-88
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.
Sunday 26th February 2017
EKF National Senior Selections
Venue: Barnsley College Sports Center, Honeywell Lane, Honeywell, Barnsley S751BP
This is an 'invite only' selection - see names further down page.
Age: 18 +
Category: Male and Female Senior weight categories and team.
Event: WKF European Senior Championships, Turkey
Important: This is also for future considerations for the future ENGLAND 'A' Squad.
Restrictions: Invited athletes only. All athletes will receive an invite from EKF Administration office.
Please note: This is a closed door selection. Only EKF Board, Performance Department, Coaches, Referees, Medical and Staff will be allowed in selection hall.
Equipment: All athletes need to bring and wear full WKF equipment.
Structure and Timing on Day:
Selection Results: The EKF senior coaching and selection panel will be assessing all seniors that at present and make considerations for the future ENGLAND 'A' Squad aswell as selecting the Senior Male and Female Team for the Senior European Championships. The selected team for the European Championships will be published on EKF website within five working days of selection.
Registration: Please register at EKF desk. EKF licence check. After you register you need to prepare yourself and go to warm up area, then warm-up. Around 15 minutes before the start you will be briefed by EKF Senior National Coaches and EKF Chief Referee and then given order of contests/weight classifications.
EKF Female Selection Schedule
WKF Female categories
SENIOR FEMALE· Female Team (5)
EKF Male Selection Schedule
1-15pm - Male Athlete Registration
1-30pm Male Athletes Warm-up
2-15pm Brief by Coaches
2-30pm Fight-Off's Start (Selections)
WKF Male Categories
SENIOR MALE· Male Team (7)
Invited Athletes. Only athletes listed below can register for this event. (this may be updated as regional training occurs)
List Updated 14/02/17
Registrations now closed.
Sunday 5th March 2017
National Kumite invited athletes only
British Combat Academy, Wakefield Commercial Park, Bridge Road, Horbury, West Yorkshire WF4 5NW
Coaches: Davin Pack and Paul Newby
1st session 10.30am - 12pm
Junior / Cadet : Technical session: scenario drills, muscle memory drills. Reaction drills etc;
Seniors : Impact session: focus pads, air shields, resistance bands, sparring etc,
2nd session: 1pm - 2.30pm
Seniors : Technical session:scenario drills, muscle memory drills. Reaction drills etc
Junior / cadet : Impact session: focus pads,air shields, resistance bands, sparring etc,
3rd session: 3pm - 4.30pm
Fitness,conditioning: 1hr training with a 30 min warm down, wear either gi bottoms and Tshirt or full track gear .
Please note registration times for 10:30 am START !!
Sessions 1 & 2
List of athletes will include
: Seniors from Jan and Feb sessions to attend
: Junior squad from Bulgaria to attend
: U21/ juniors / cadets selected from each region to attend
U21 Athletes invited to National Kumite training on the 5/3/17 in Barnsley
Athletes aged 14-20 years List Updated 14/02/17
Und 21’s male
Und 21’s female
Registration deadline 27 February 2017 5pm Squad payment reference ‘NAME’ NAT 5/3
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:
Please note: Dates/venues are subject to change where due notice will be given.
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