The diversity of skills and actions involved in karate, and the diversity of its members, makes karate an exciting and dynamic martial art. Scotland also has a history of successful female karateka as club practitioners, association executive members, coaches, competitors, and referees/ officiating staff. Developing or increasing a female membership can: dilute an aggressive bullying environment that has been found in some male sports; increases class sizes; increase the pool of expertise and talent within your club; aid men/boys developing respectful relations with women/girls; and, of course, bring extra revenue into a club. As such, ensuring your dojo is suited to welcoming and retaining female members is beneficial for women, girls, coaches, and clubs. Informed by academic research, this booklet aims to help coaches increase and retain their female membership and develop encouraging and empowering dojos for women and girls by:

Equality and Diversity for women and girls guidance

Please find attached the bulletin number 3 for the upcoming WKF World Senior Championships to be held in Madrid from 6th to 11th November 2018.

The following points have been modified / added to the previous version:

4. Accommodation

  • Official Hotels and Hotels Rates

5. Lunch service at the venue

8. Events Schedule

  • Coach Programme – Registration and Payment Room
  • WKF Congress Registration Time
  • Registration for Delegations (New Schedule)

9. Competition information

  • Weigh In (Schedule)

10. Back Numbers (Sewing)

11. Opening Ceremony

12. Tickets (Current Availability)

13. Registration

  • Specific Information for Para – Karate Athletes
  • Media and Press
Download this file (Bulletin_WCH_Madrid_Nr3.pdf)Bulletin_WCH_Madrid_Nr3.pdf2202 kB

Congratulations to the following SKGB members who have been selected for the World Karate Federation Senior Championship to be held in Madrid.



Amy Luke

Amy Connell

Adam El Shafei

Johnny Gilmour

Greg Anderson



Jordan Szafranek

Emma Rutherford

Date Created: 2017-11-27 17:39:09

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Date Created: 2017-11-27 17:10:11

The Following people were selected for the under 21 European Championships for Kumite.

Cadet Male

Under -52            Jacob Smart        Scottish Karate Federation
Under 57             Rhys Hartley        All Styles Karate Federation
Under 63             Louis Galasso     Yamakai Sport Karate

Cadet Female

Under 47             Billie Ross            Sakai Sport Karate
Under 54             Carly McNab         BCKA Scotland
Plus 54                Holly Buchanan    Scottish Karate Federation

Junior  Male

Under 55           Matthew Miller           Yamakai Sport Karate
Under 61           Calum MacDonald   Yamakai Sport Karate
Under 76           Aaron Jardine            Central Scotland Karate Association
Plus 76              Lewis Simpson        JKS Scotland

Junior Female

Under 53           Aimee Pollard              Shitokai Scotland
Plus 59              Gemma MacDonald   Scottish Karate Federation

Under 21 Male

Under 67             Dylan Rush           Shitokai Scotland
Under 75             David McCreight   Shitokai Scotland

Under 21 Female

Under 50             Clare Logan         CEK Association
Under 55             Rebecca Craig     CEK Association

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