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Next Course Dates:

 

WSKO Official Course:

Sunday 15th June 2014 - Tonyrefail Leisure Centre - 12pm - 2pm - Cost £10

 

WKGB Official Course:

T.B.C. - Welsh Institute of Sport - 10am - 2pm - Cost £20


The Welsh Shotokan Karate Organisation run a very Active Refereeing and Judging Program. 

We encourage some of our Higher Grades to persure the avenue of becoming an Association Official then moving onto becoming a National Official.

 

Our Chief Instructor since 1989 has been very active Referee, currently he is:

WKF 'A' Grade World Karate Federation Referee

EKF 'A' Grade European Karate Federation Referee

British Karate Federation Assistant Chief Referee

Member of the World Shotokan Karate Union Referee Commission

Member of the British Karate Federation Referee Commission

Member of The Welsh Karate Governing Body Referee Commission

 

Our Association Official Courses are run by Sensei Jason K. Ashcroft

Our National Official Courses are run by Sensei Chico Mbakwe - Welsh Karate Governing Body Chief Referee

 


 

Below are the Steps of Becoming a Qualified Official

 

WSKO - Welsh Shotokan Karate Organisation

WKGB - Welsh Karate Governing Body

BKF - British Karate Federation

EKF - European Karate Federation

WKF - World Karate Federation

 

Qualification Time Period Notes
WSKO Association Official 6 Months Criteria - High Grade of the WSKO
WSKO Association Judge 6 Months Criteria - High Grade of the WSKO
WSKO Association Referee 6 Months Criteria - High Grade of the WSKO
     
WKGB National Official 1 Year Must Be A WSKO Association Official - On Occasions Can Be Bypassed
WKGB National Judge 1 Year Must Be A WSKO Association Official - On Occasions Can Be Bypassed
WKGB National Referee 1 Year Must Be A WSKO Association Official - On Occasions Can Be Bypassed
     
BKF National Official 1 Year Must Be A WKGB National Official
BKF National Judge 1 Year Must Be A WKGB National Referee
BKF National Referee 1 Year Must Be A WKGB National Referee
     
EKF Judge 'B' 1 Year Must Be A BKF National Referee
EKF Judge 'A' 1 Year Must Be A EKF Judge 'B'
EKF Referee 'B' 1 Year Must Be A EKF Judge 'A'
EKF Referee 'A' 1 Year Must Be A EKF Referee 'B'
     
WKF Judge 'B' 1 Year Must Be A EKF Referee 'A'
WKF Judge 'A' 1 Year Must Be A WKF Judge 'B'
WKF Referee 'B' 1 Year Must Be A WKF Judge 'A'
WKF Referee 'A' 1 Year Must Be A WKF Referee 'B'