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The Welsh Karate Governing Body Ltd (originally the Welsh Karate Federation) was established in 1980 with a total membership of 6 associations. It now has 36 autonomous member Associations with a membership in excess of 6000 members.
The WKGB Ltd is the only Sport Wales recognised National Governing Body for Karate in Wales. Through its membership of the European Karate Federation the WKGB sends Welsh Squads to compete in the annual EKF Junior and Senior Championships.
As a member of the British Karate Federation the WKGB Ltd also competes in the WKF (World Karate Federation) & EKF (European Karate Federation) championships as recognised by the IOC (International Olympic Committee)
WKGB Ltd Qualified Officials & Members are the only people recognised by the WKF & EKF.
Note: The WKF & EKF are the only official Karate organisations recognised by the I.O.C. (International Olympic Organisation)
The President - Roger Williams
WKGB Equality Statement
'The Welsh Karate Governing Body Ltd [Hereafter referred to as WKGB] is fully committed to the principles of Equality of opportunity for all, and acknowledges that Sports equity is about fairness in sport, equality of access, recognising inequalities and taking steps to resolve them.
WKGB is dedicated to implementing equity in our sport, and changing the culture and structure of sport to ensure that it becomes equally accessible to all members of society whatever their age, gender, ability, nationality, race, ethnicity, parental or marital status, sexual orientation, religious or political beliefs or socio/economic status.
WKGB accepts that we live in a diverse and changing society, and believes in using the power of sport to engage, motivate, improve health and fitness whilst promoting social inclusion.
Karate is about giving people the confidence to realise their potential and to be the best that they can be – WKGB is aware of its responsibility to challenge any discriminatory procedure within the sport and to demonstrate their commitment to the principles and practice of Equality as stated in its Equality Policy.’