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2016-08-03

HISTORIC DECISION: KARATE IN THE OLYMPIC GAMES

Karate is in the Olympic Games. The 129th Session of the International Olympic Committee being held in Rio de Janeiro has decided to incorporate the sport of Karate in the programme of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. This decision represents an outstanding and ground-breaking moment for this ancient discipline.

The hopes and dreams of millions of Karatekas around the world came true today. After hundreds of years of history of this sport, and following many years of hard work by the WKF, the Karate family has finally fulfilled their dream of seeing this discipline in the Olympic Games. This will be accomplished precisely in Tokyo, the capital city of the birth nation of the sport.

The hopes and dreams of millions of Karatekas around the world came true today. After hundreds of years of history of this sport, and following many years of hard work by the WKF, the Karate family has finally fulfilled their dream of seeing this discipline in the Olympic Games. This will be accomplished precisely in Tokyo, the capital city of the birth nation of the sport.

In its press release, IOC described the decision as "the most comprehensive evolution of the Olympic programme in modern history".


25th to 26th Sept 2015

2015 KWF WORLD CONFERENCE:

..........under the astute leadership of Shihan Mikio Yahara, Chief instructor and Supreme Technical Director of KWF, an 8th Dan Black Belt in the art of Shotokan Karate.

He will be assisted by the Deputy Chief Instructor of KWF - Shihan Akihito Isaka and Shihan Malcolm Dorfman and the headquarter instructor Sensei Masamichi Otsuka.


27th Sept 2015

7th KWF World Karate Championships:

..........estimated participation by karate members from 56 countries across the globe.

Team India comprising of 11 members is participating in the above event and is all set to bring laurels to the nation.