Deadline extended to 31st July 2020. Win KO karate suit. Tickets £5. Contact Sharlene Boyd or Sarah Buchanan directly for tickets.
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
During the lockdown period we will produce weekly online quizzes. Check the Quiz Page each week for new quizzes.
- Week 1 Quiz | Week 2 Quiz | Week 3 Quiz | Week 4 Quiz
- Word Search 1 | Word Search 2 – Katas
- Match the Pairs – Pinan Godan
For our more advance members, check your knowledge of the pair work:
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.
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
Please note the East Whitburn Competition on Sunday 22nd March has now been cancelled.
Estimated start times for the SKF Open Championships this Sunday 15th March at Linlithgow Academy: –
- All Kata – 9AM
- Kumite Cat – KU1 through to KU9 – 11AM
- Kumite Cat – KU10 through to KU17 – 3.30PM
- 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.
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.