SKF Lockdown Raffle

28 June, 2020

Deadline extended to 31st July 2020. Win KO karate suit. Tickets £5. Contact Sharlene Boyd or Sarah Buchanan directly for tickets.

Karate Through Quarantine SKF T-Shirt

23 May, 2020

Luke Easton (England National Karate Team) of Kicking Clothing has kindly added the SKF Logo to a Lockdown Tshirt he has designed.

To help us support the SKF and raise some funds during this uncertain time, for every tshirt purchased, Luke will donate £4 directly to SKF, a sharing gesture. Let’s get behind our federation and continue to grow!

Tshirts can be purchased using the following link for £14.99 including postage.


Thanks for your continued support – Team SKF

Lockdown Quizzes

18 April, 2020

During the lockdown period we will produce weekly online quizzes. Check the Quiz Page each week for new quizzes.

For our more advance members, check your knowledge of the pair work:

Lockdown Quiz Week 1

1 April, 2020

Lisa Scott has created a quiz for everyone to test their karate knowledge during the lockdown. Share your result on our Facebook page. Click on the link or image below to launch the quiz.

Karate Lockdown Quiz Week 1

Karate Lockdown Quiz

Dan Gradings 2020

18 March, 2020

Due to the ongoing coronavirus situation the SKF has taken the decision to cancel the March and June 2020 Dan Gradings.

Due to the cancellation of courses and competitions it has been agreed that students attempting Dan Grades in November 2020 will only require 10 stamps for that Grading only. Gradings held in 2021 will revert to 20 stamps.

We appreciate your ongoing support at these difficult times.

Coronavirus (Covid-19) Update

13 March, 2020

Our event on Sunday 15th March WILL GO AHEAD as planned.

I have taken advice from NHS Scotland, SKGB, Scottish Government and UK Government has issued guidance on the coronavirus (COVID-19), which the Scottish Karate Federation is sharing with our members.

Please read the attached guidance

East Whitburn Championship Cancelled

12 March, 2020

Please note the East Whitburn Competition on Sunday 22nd March has now been cancelled.

SKF Open Championships Start Times

12 March, 2020

Estimated start times for the SKF Open Championships this Sunday 15th March at Linlithgow Academy: –

  1. All Kata – 9AM
  2. Kumite Cat – KU1 through to KU9 – 11AM
  3. Kumite Cat – KU10 through to KU17 – 3.30PM
  4. Kumite Cat – All Cadet (14/15) / Junior (16/17) – 3.30PM

Competitors should be checked-in and ready to compete from their estimated start time.

SKF Information on Covid-19

8 March, 2020

The Scottish Karate Federation are taking guidance and advice on Covid-19 from our Governing body, local government, NHS and UK government.

We are taking each day as it comes and will cascade out the guidance as appropriate. We ask all members to be vigilant and if you feel unwell or showing any symptoms to contact your GP or call 111 for further advice.

The Federation has grounded our elite team and will not travel abroad for the time being. Local events are still taking place however we need to take the advice of our government and local events will be taken day by day. We will keep everyone updated.

Our Federation Championship will go ahead as plan (unless advised otherwise). We have put in place a no shaking of hands after the bout has taken place. Again we ask anyone feeling unwell not to attend the championship.

I will continue to update you all as we progress through the coming weeks and months.

Kind Regards
Grant Bonar
SKF Chairman

Meadowbank Group Championships May 2020

29 February, 2020

Please note the new date for the 1st  of this years Meadowbank Group Championships. The venue was double booked and the date is now Sunday 24th May 2020. Entry Forms are available to download from the events page of the SKF Website.

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