Scottish International Open April 2018

14 February, 2018

Please find below info on the Scottish International Open at the Emirates Arena, Glasgow on 14/15th April 2018.

SKF Entries will only be accepted returned on this form (instructors to complete one form per club):

(There is an example of how to complete at the top of the form and cost columns have information about the correct entry amount. The form will auto add what is due from each competitor and also will calculate a club total. All forms will be checked on receipt and then a request for payment will be made).


For Kumite teams/pairs – please include entry if you wish your club member to be considered for a team. Teams will be decided by the SKF Kumite Coaches.

For Kata teams/pairs – please indicate in the e-mail who is in each team/pair (especially if you have more than one entry)

Instructors to send their club’s entry form directly to Eric Wood –

All entries must be in by Friday 23rd March at 5pm to allow time to sort teams and to enter onto Sport Data.

Please note that NO entries will be accepted after this date.


SKF Kata Coach

13 February, 2018

Applications are invited from qualified coaches who wish to be considered for the role of SKF Kata Coach. The post holder will form part of the current coaching team.

You will assist in all training sessions for the current elite squad and in conjunction with the coaching team make selections for events, as well as continued review of the elite squad.

You must be qualified to SKGB Coach level and have the relevant insurance in place for that role.

A valid Scottish Karate Federation Licence is essential.

Expenses are paid to all coaches when attending competitions outwith the country.

Any member wishing further information should contact Stuart Robertson Federation Secretary Tel No 07967935743 /

All applicants should submit CV’s direct to

Closing Date – 1600 hours 3rd March 2018

All Nations Squad

1 February, 2018

The SKF and CEK are delighted to announce the Scotland Squad for the Wado-Kai All Nations Championships in Leicester in August 2018.

Well done to all selected.

East Whitburn Championships

23 January, 2018

Entry forms for the East Whitburn Katate Championships on Sunday 4th March are now available to download from the events page of the SKF website. The event will be held at Blackburn Community Centre, Ashgrove, Blackburn, EH47 7LJ.

SKF Kata and Kumite Championships

18 January, 2018

The SKF will hold a joint Kata and Kumite Championships on Sunday 18th March 2018 at Linlithgow Academy. This event is open to SKF members (with over 14 year old categories open to other SKGB members as well). There will be ASN Kickmaster and ASN Half Kata categories for members with Additional Support Needs.

SKF Course

4 January, 2018

SKF Course
DIARY DATE: 28-1-18


Linlithgow Academy.

Linlithgow, West Lothian.

We intend to provide 2 courses for ALL SKF members per year.

The courses will run for 2 hours, the format will be dictated by the numbers and levels of ability of those participating, it is envisaged that the group will be split into smaller groups as required with a separate section for those training for Dan Grade.

Please promote this course with your members it is FREE to anybody who holds a current SKF Licence. All attendees should bring their licence on the day.

Please confirm your attendance via your club instructor. An early reply would help planning.

I hope you can attend, and look forward to working with you.


Colin Clapperton
Posted on behalf of the SKF Technical Committee

AGM, Instructors Meeting and Officials Course

3 January, 2018
The Scottish Karate Federation will hold the following at the Hilcroft Hotel.
Annual General Meeting
0930 hours 14th January 2018
Instructor Meeting
1030 hours 14th January 2018
Officials Beginners Course
1300 hours 14th January 2018
The AGM is open to all members of the Federation. The instructors meeting is open to all instructors, office bearers, coaches, Child Protection Team and Sports Committee.
Can I ask at this time that any member who wishes to be nominated or re-nominated please submit your name to the secretary before the AGM.
The Officials Beginners Course is open to all who wish to get involved in the officiating side of karate, this course will go back to basics and cover the new rule changes.
Can I ask anyone wishing to attend this course again email their name ASAP. The course is open to all, (including SKF squad) members over the age of 14.

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