Team India gear up for the World Karate C'ship

Mumbai : The Indian Contingent of Karatenomichi World Federation (KWF) Karate comprising of 11 athletes will be participating in the 7th KWF World Karate Championships & KWF World Conference to be conducted at Chitose city, Hokkaido, Japan from 25th September to 27th September 2015.

Team India is all set to depart from Mumbai on September 22 and win laurels for the country.

In fact, one member from the team, Aditya Bhosale, has represented India in 2013 as well in Denmark for the 6th KWF World Karate Championships under the guidance and supervision of his mentor Shihan Sachin Chavan, 6th Degree Black Belt and an Asian Karate Federation qualified judge.

Karate, the world over, is promoted in two ways, Traditional and Sports. In India, karate is recognized as a sports form and the Karatenomichi World Federation Japan Karate Academy (KWFJKA) is an approved member of the Karate Association of India (KAI), recognised by the Government of India (Ministry of Sports and Youth Affairs). KAI is affiliated to the World Karate Federation recognized by the International Olympic Committee.