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Calendar 2019

Reminder to members regarding wording on events advertised on the EKF website
The EKF welcome your event notifications, in order that they may be posted on to the calendar page without unnecessary delay, please ensure that the following statement is added to your document before sending to admin@englishkaratefederation.com

Please note that competitions advertised on the EKF website are open to members of the English Karate Federation or members of other WKF affiliated national governing bodies and competitors not in contravention of WKF statutes. Licence checks will be carried out on the day and competitors are reminded that a valid EKF licence must be presented upon request of the organising body or its representative, failure to do so may result in entry being denied.

To enter any EKF events or training sessions you must first seek permission from your association before you register and pay.

Disclaimer: The events advertised on this page are for information purposes only the EKF is not liable or responsible for any changes the EKF member makes to the programme or scheduling, or the actual running or decisions made at the event, any queries must be addressed to the event organiser.

Competitions 2020


Free online session with EKF Head Kumite Coach Sensei Junior via Zoom.

The first of these sessions will be open to all those on the National Kumite Squad and will take place between 11am and 12pm. For access details, please e-mail squadadmin@englishkaratefederation.com

The second of these online sessions will run from 1pm - 2pm and will be open to the Elite Kumite Squad only.

Online session with Kate Karwacinski


EKF National Championships 2020

Postponed until further notice due to Coronavirus outbreak.

EKF National Championships 2020


North East Open

East Durham College, Peterlee Campus, Willerby Grove, SR8 2RN
Contact Carl Jorgeson: 07984 798634 / northeastopen@yahoo.co.uk
Event programs to follow shortly.


10th Commonwealth Karate Championships and Club Championships

Postponed until 2021 due to Coronavirus outbreak.

10th Commonwealth Karate Championships and Club Championships

EKKA Karate Challenge

Northgate Sports Centre, Sidegate Lane West, Ipswich, IP4 3DJ
For more information please contact 01473 256500 or info@mickblackwell.co.uk


6th East Midlands Open Championships 2020 

Bulletin, entry forms & new venue to follow - tj.archer0707@googlemail.com

Central England 8th International Open

University of Worcester Arena, Hyltyon Road, Worcester WR2 5JN
Email cewkakaratr@gmail.com
Click for bulletin & entry forms

Karate-Do Federation Autumn Open Championship, Essex

Barking Abbey School, Woodbridge Rd, Barking, IG11 9ET
Contact: Tony Gray on 07525 498869 or KDF.Sec@gmail.com for more information. 
Full details and entry forms will follow in due course.  Closing date for entries: 4th October 2020

6th ELITE International Open

SportsDock, University of East London, London, E16 2RD
Organisers: Elite Karate Club London
Contact: Vasile Munteanu - 07438 052 254
Email: info@elitekarateclub.net
Bulletin to follow.

EKKA Invitational Championship

Northgate Sports Centre, Sidegate Lane West, Ipswich, IP4 3DJ
For more information please contact 01473 256500 or info@mickblackwell.co.uk

Manchester Youth Karate Open Championships

Wright Robinson Sports College, Abbey Hey Lane, Manchester, M18 8TL
Organisers: Ian Swain 
Mobile 07812 351 831  
Email: saledojo@hotmail.com
Bulletin to follow.


BIKO Open Competition 2020

Harlow Leisure Zone, Second Avenue, Harlow, Essex, CM20 3DT
Click for entry pack (PDF)
Click for entry pack (Doc)

WKU Winter Invitational Competition

Hutton Moor Leisure Centre Weston-Super-Mare.

Nissan North East Open

Nissan Sports & Leisure Complex, Washington Road, Sunderland, SR5 3NS
Contact Carl Jorgeson: 07984 798634 / nissankaratecomp@yahoo.com
Event programs to follow shortly.

EKKA East Anglian Champs

Northgate Sports Centre, Sidegate Lane West, Ipswich, IP4 3DJ
For more information please contact 01473 256500 or info@mickblackwell.co.uk

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Member's & Referee's Courses 2020


Q & A's with the Chief Referee

This session is for all Athletes, coaches, and EKF members who wish to gain insight to how referees assess and make decisions on the competition mat.

EKF Chief Referee Q&A Session

Once you have registered, you will be sent details on how to join the sessions. Please note, that any minors attending will need to have their parent or guardian with them to participate in line with EKF Safe Guarding guidance.

We hope the sessions will prove useful and enjoyable to our members.

Keep Safe and keep those around you safe

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