About Us

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Introduction

Firstly, we would like to welcome you to the Southern England Karate Federation.
We have many well established karate clubs throughout Hampshire and Dorset, in various sports centres and primary schools including Lymington, New Milton, Ringwood, Bournemouth and Poole. 


The SEKF was established in 1992 and is affiliated to the English Karate Federation (EKF), British Karate Federation (BKF) & World Karate Federation (WKF). 

 

Karate is an ancient martial art which originated in Japan many years ago and is now practised all over the world. As a sport, Karate will be entering the Olympics in Tokyo, 2020 for the first time.


In modern times karate will help you in all aspects of life by developing such qualities as Self Discipline,

Improved Co-ordination, Good Communication Skills, Personal awarenes & Self Confidence, Good Moral Standards as well as being an effective form of Self defence.

 

At the Southern England Karate Federation our aim is to enhance the student's character by developing a confident and positive attitude through self-discipline, whilst encouraging an awareness for a healthy lifestyle.

 

The SEKF offers a wide range of services that are designed to give maximum benefit to the student.

 

Below is a list of services provided which have helped to make our club one of the best in the country!

 

* FREE CLUB MEMBERSHIP

* PROACTIVE WEBSITE (giving up to date information on all the latest news and events)

* MONTHLY GRADING COURSES

* THREE GRADINGS A YEAR

* TWO CLUB COMPETITIONS A YEAR

* THREE TIER SQUAD SYSTEM (With access to the highest international competition)

* 100 CLUB FUND (This fund helps pay for the Squad Members to compete nationally & internationally
* ALL INSTRUCTIONS ARE FULLY QUALIFIED

* ALL INSTRUCTORS ARE ENHANCED DBS CHECKED

* ALL INSTRUCTORS ARE FIRST AID TRAINED

* A FIRM YET FAIR APPROACH TO TEACHING


 

Here is a general guideline for beginners:

 1 - 4 weeks: Training in Sports Kit eg. jogging bottoms, T shirts
 4 - 8 weeks: Purchase Karate outfit
 8 - 12 weeks: Join association
10 - 12 weeks: Grading for first belt

 

We have very high standards and work hard to maintain them!

 

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