Kumite Coach Accreditation
Karate Federation will run Training Courses to enable the smooth
running of it's Competitions. These will be WKF Certificated
Qualifications leading to International accredited events. Associations
are encouraged to forward their candidates.
WKF Kumite Coach (Tatami) qualification will be run within the WKF Refereeing system. Tatami
Accreditation is a requirement for most UK based events, so WKF
Certification is made available to all its Coaches.
Great turnout on our earlier Course,
with 8 WKF Members gaining qualifications.
The next Course will be held at WKF Headquarters in Swansea.
Saturday 9th January 9.00 - 4.00 p.m.
Registration is required in advance.
The cost of these Courses are £15
All WKF Coaches will
be required to attend regular Training on WKF Rules & Regulations
and are expected to maintain their qualification with regular attendance
at WKF Competition.
WKF Chief Referee & Assistant will Database all qualifying
individuals for inclusion in Regional, National & International
Competition. As with ALL WKF qualifications, they will have a 2/3 year
expiry or "Shelf Life".
Tatami Coaches will be encouraged to attend regular
training Courses and appropriate Competition events to maintain the
standard of their performances and keep up-to-date on changes in Rules
Opportunities for advancement will be
dependent on competence and performance. There will be NO restriction on
any individual that shows promise. Candidates will NOT receive bias as a
result of Gender, Religion, Sexual Orientation, Disability or Age.
The WKF Chief Referee will encourage Association Courses & Competitions, that qualify Wales Karate Federation Tatami Coaches.
Courses will be run in an environment that is friendly and encouraging,
in the hope that ALL Associations will forward candidates to qualify.