WKF – World Karate Federation
They’re the acronym for the World Karate Federation.
The World Karate Federation is an international sporting body dedicated to regulating standards at competitive karate events in the world.
The most important event organized by this agency is the World Karate Championship, held every two years in different countries.
He now also has the organization’s mission for Athletes’ events and rankings for the Olympic Games given that Karate is Olympic Sport in Japan 2020.
The President of the World Karate Federation is Spanish and his name is Antonio Espinós.
Sponsors and Contributors
Another action carried out by the World Karate Federation -WKF is that of relations with material manufacturers.
The Federation establishes a standard for all materials approved with the WKF seal.
Costumes must bear the Federative seal, as well as quality patterns, fabric weight, color, etc. With regard to protections, the Federation establishes regulations regarding materials, thicknesses and colours. There are two colors for protections, Red and Blue. In Japanese AKA and AO.
In this way brands can have the WKF quality seal that sets quality standards.
The brands that currently have Approval are as follows:
The Federation is the competent body to dictate the rules of competitions governed by the World Karate Federation.
Both the regulations of kata competitions and the regulations in Kumite competitions in their category of teams and investors depend on this Federation.
--> Direct access to the Karate Competition Regulations.
The Federation is also an organizer of the Competition Leagues:
The following are Continental compeonates: