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W.K.F Competition Rules Version 6 Available for Download  


As Chairman of the European and World Karate Federation Sports Commissions Tommy Morris has been responsible for collating and developing the new rules proposals in collaboration with the President Antonio Espinos Ortueta and EKF and WKF Referee and Technical Committee colleagues.


These were approved by the WKF Congress prior to the 15th World Senior Championships in Munich on 11th October 2000. The new rules took effect at all WKF and Continental Union Championships from 1st January 2001.
In Madrid at the 16th World Championships in November 2002 a considerable number of updates to the Rules were approved by the Directing Committee. These updates were in use at the European Junior Championships in Wroclaw, Poland 14-16 February and were distributed to the National Federations on 24th January.

In March 2008 the WKF Sports Commission met in Madrid to consider further updates. In Tokyo the Executive Committee agreed a number of modifications which resulted in Version 6 which took effect on 1st January 2009.

You can download the rules from the WKF web site or you can get them here in Adobe Acrobat portable document format.
Download Version 6

You will need to have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer to open them. (If you don't already have it download a free copy from www.adobe.com.)

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