British Karate Federation

Para Karate

New WKF Appointment - Dave Inman

David Inman, Medical officer for the British Karate Federation has been appointed by the World Karate Federationa and European Karate Federation as Head of Classification for Para Karate...

 

 

 

 

 

 

Darlene Foster wins European Para Silver

Congratulations to Darlene Foster who represented Wales (WKGB) at the Senior European Championships in Novi Sad.

The Para Karate event was being held for the first time at a Senior European Karate Championships...

 

 

 

 

WKF is now a recognised Paralympic sport

On 12th June, 2015 the International Paralympic Committee Governing Board (IPC) accepted the WKF as the 30th sport discipline within the Paralympic Family...

 

 

 

 

 

Darlene Foster wins Silver in Bremen in first World Disability Championships

Welsh teenager Darlene Foster has been described as an inspiration after overcoming several illnesses to win awards in Karate...

 

 

 

 

 

 

November update on Dave Smith MBE

BKF Vice President, Mick Billman, travelled to Bath yesterday (18/11) to visit BKF Disability Patron Dave Smith MBE, who is recuperating at the home of BKF Sports Injury Specialist Dave Inman...

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bremen 2014 Disability Report

In Paris 2012, the WKF introduced the category for persons with disabilities. This was such a success that it is now part of the Senior World Championships. The categories are Visually Impaired, Wheelchair users, and Learning Disabilities...

 

 

 

 

 

 

October update on Dave Smith MBE

Today I visited Paralympic Gold Medallist Dave Smith MBE at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford where Dave had undergone surgery to remove another tumour from his neck...

 

 

 

 

 

 

BKF Patron Dave Smith MBE to undergo further surgery

As you may be aware our Patron for Disabilities, Paralympic Gold Medallist David Smith MBE, has to undergo further surgery to remove another tumour from his neck...

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Path Ahead - by BKF Patron Dave Smith MBE

As you may be aware our Patron for Disabilities, Paralympic Gold Medallist David Smith MBE, has to undergo further surgery to remove another tumour from his neck...

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ray Morcomb demonstration

As a reward for his sensational win at the first demonstration competition in Paris, Ray Morcomb was asked to perform his kata Unsu, in front of a 17,000 crowd. Watch his performance here...