News

October 23, 2020
WKF 50th Anniversary
IOC President Thomas Bach congratulates WKF for 50th Anniversary
October 12, 2020
Breaking news ! WKF celebrates 50th anniversary and launches commemorative logo
Dear National Federations:  October 10, 2020, represents a very important date for us. It is the day that the World Karate Federation is celebrating its 50th […]
July 28, 2020
Ranking Rules
Dear National Federations, Following the Covid-19 outbreak and its significant impact on the sporting activites – thus also the WKF ranking, the WKF Ranking Commission has […]
July 16, 2020
Youth Olympics Dakar 2022 Postponed
Dear friends, Please find here the link to the official press release made yesterday evening by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on the postponement of the […]
July 10, 2020
High importance news!!
May 21, 2020
Karate org
KSA Karate org. reaching out to the youth of the less fortunate
May 21, 2020
Tokyo Olympic Games
Revised Qualification System for Tokyo Olympic Games The Tokyo 2020 Qualification Period for the World Karate Federation began on 2nd July 2018, and the first phase […]
May 18, 2020
BREAKING NEWS!
SASCOC cannot prescribe to federations when to resume sporting activities The South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) takes the opportunity to disassociate ourselves from […]
May 13, 2020
Protea champ trying to encourage and inspire during Covid- 19
Yes! Another one of our GKF coahes working hard and motivating the squad. We know the lockdown is a difficult time for every member of karate, […]
April 15, 2020
WKF LEGEND BENETELLO
WKF LEGEND BENETELLO conducts Kumite seminars in South Africa
April 14, 2020
PROTEA team KSA 2020 in Morocco
Congrats! Protea Team KSA who return with 9 medals from the ALL Africa Championships 2020 in Morocco, Tangier Head of Delegation P Sonny Pillay and President […]
March 31, 2020
BREAKING NEWS!!
IOC, IPC, Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee and Tokyo Metropolitan Government announce new dates for the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 The International Olympic Committee (IOC), […]
March 24, 2020
Joint Statement from the International Olympic Committee and the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee
The President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Thomas Bach, and the Prime Minister of Japan, Abe Shinzo, held a conference call this morning to discuss […]
March 23, 2020
Breaking news !! Worldwide situation
Dear President, I have thought that this is a good opportunity to wrap up the current situation and what we can expect in the next months […]
January 6, 2020
African Youth Games Gaborone 2014
View the update from day 7 of the African Youth Games in Gaborone 2014
January 6, 2020
KSA Style Heads Meeting – Gold Reef City – May 2014
During the month of May 2014 the President of KSA scheduled a Presidents Breakfast Congress with the style leaders of Karate South Africa. Approximately 20 National […]
January 6, 2020
KSA AGM 2014
 View a copy of the KSA Presidents Report for 2014
January 6, 2020
Report on KSA Coaching Seminar 9-11 May 2014
In May 2014 a Coaching Seminar was held in Bloemfontein by Sensei Ian Le Roux, our Director of Coaching A second seminar for coaches will be […]
January 6, 2020
Kyoshi Sonny receives 8th Dan
Congratulations to Kyoshi Sonny Pillay on receiving his WKF 8th Dan rank for outstanding contribution made to Karate by Mr Antonio Espinos president of World Karate Federation. […]
January 6, 2020
World Championships – Bremen, Germany
Here is our 2014 South African Protea Team who competed at the World Championships in Bremen, Germany. Well done to all of you, who competed at this […]
January 6, 2020
KSA National Results 2015
A very successful U21, Seniors, Vets and Masters National event was held in Polokwane in March 2015.
January 6, 2020
KSA President Honored by Karate India National Federation
Sonny Pillay Hanshi – President of Karate South Africa was recently honored by the Karate India National Federation (KAI). Hanshi has become one of the most […]
January 6, 2020
Zone 6 Championships 2015
KSA successfully hosts the Zone 6 Africa Championships 2015 in Gauteng. These are our Protea medal champions. Well done!!
January 6, 2020
WKF Youth Cup 2015
Our South African Karate Team headed over to Croatia for the WKF Youth Cup held from 29 June – 5 July 2015. We would like to […]
January 6, 2020
Court Order
Latest developments in the matter between Karate South Africa vs. SASCOC & Mubarak Mohamed
January 6, 2020
KSA Statement
PO Box 961 Ballito, 4420 Mobile: +27 76 031 1066 Fax: +27 32 946 1499 admin@karate-sa.org www.karate-sa.org Facebook: Karate South Africa Date: 27 October 2015 On 9 […]
January 6, 2020
Breaking News – Arbitration Settled!
PO Box 961Ballito, 4420Mobile: +27 76 031 1066Fax: +27 32 946 1499admin@karate-sa.orgwww.karate-sa.orgFacebook: Karate South Africa Date 10 December 2015 KSA Membership cc. KSA ExecutiveThe President – […]
January 6, 2020
Signed Settlement Agreement
The matter between KSA and SASCOC has been settled. You can view a copy of the signed settlement agreement here.
January 6, 2020
KSA Disputes UFAK Suspension
Karate South Africa was recently suspended as a member of UFAK and have now declared a dispute. Please refer to the attached letters UFAK Dispute Letter and Intention to […]
January 6, 2020
Breaking News – Status of Karate in South Africa!
SASCOC have issued a letter of high importance clarifying the current status quo with regards to Karate South Africa and karate in general.
January 6, 2020
KSA Says Life is Full of Choices – Make Your Choice!
PO Box 961Ballito, 4420Mobile: +27 76 031 1066Fax: +27 32 946 1499admin@karate-sa.orgwww.karate-sa.orgFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/KarateSA Date: 24 January 2016Ref: A082016 To: Provincial PresidentsCC: Executive Committee Subject: DOUBLE AFFILIATION AS […]
January 6, 2020
Clarification From NW Department of Education and Sport
This is a copy of an agenda from the NW Deparment of Education and Sport that clearly shows separation with regards to WKF and Full Contact […]
January 6, 2020
Is This Why UFAK Suspended KSA?
Is this why UFAK suspended and thereafter terminated KSA’s membership?? Northwest Letter to KSA regarding semi and full contact tournament. Letter from T Vermaak – Program Manager: Sport […]
January 6, 2020
Business As Usual
PO Box 961Ballito, 4420Mobile: +27 76 031 1066Fax: +27 32 946 1499admin@karate-sa.orgwww.karate-sa.orgFacebook: Karate South Africa DATE: 30 December 2015Ref: 122016KSA Provincial Presidents Subject: Business as usual for […]
January 6, 2020
An Attempt of Sabotage on KSA Activities!
Please see the below correspondence where there was an attempt of sabotage on KSA activities!
January 6, 2020
Court Order – KSA vs Peter Brandon – High Court Cape Town Jan 2016
View the court order issued on 28 January 2016 below
January 6, 2020
UFAK uplifts KSA’s Termination of Membership
Please view the letter received from UFAK clearly indicating that KSA’s termination of UFAK membership has been uplifted. Please view the letter received from UFAK president uplifting […]
January 6, 2020
Apology to KSA from Former Chairman of Karate Western Cape Selwyn Rhoda
The former Chairman of Karate Western Cape has tendered his apologies to KSA. Please refer below letter
January 6, 2020
KSA Elections 2016
Please see the letter received from UFAK with regards to the KSA Elections 2016.
January 6, 2020
UFAK Appoints Election Officer
Please view the letter from UFAK appointing the Election Officer, Mr Million.
January 6, 2020
KSA Statement Regarding Elections 2016
Please view the letter from KSA General Secretary, Albert Marais, with regards to Elections 2016
January 6, 2020
Newly Elected Karate South Africa Executive Committee
Karate South Africa was restructured by SASCOC 3 years ago with Hanshi Sonny Pillay as Captain of the Ship with a brand new crew. In 3 […]
January 6, 2020
UFAK Congratulates KSA President Sonny Pillay Hanshi
UFAK congratulates KSA Sonny Pillay Hanshi on his landslide election victory for a second consecutive term
January 6, 2020
SASCOC Commendation
KSA President Sonny Pillay received commendation message from the SASCOC President, Mr Gideon Sam: “Dear President Your work on the ground is noted. Please keep up […]
January 6, 2020
KSA Elections Officials 2016
The officials who conducted the KSA Elections 2016 where Mr Million Masumbika, VP of UFAK and Mr Barry Hendriks, SASCOC council member and President of Gauteng […]
January 6, 2020
Around the Rings
Please take a few minutes to read this brilliant article that show cases the incredible growth and popularity of WKF Karate: Around the Rings
January 6, 2020
KSA Head Coach Licensed by the WKF
Karate South Africa (KSA) head coach (youth) Brando Pillay passed his referees kata(forms) exam with flying colours at last week end’s World Youth Cup 2016 hosted […]
January 6, 2020
KSA Protea Awards for 2015 & 2016 Change in Venue
Important Notice – KSA Protea Awards for 2015 & 2016 – Change in Venue! Date: 15 July 2016Time: 18:00Venue: STAMFORD CONFERENCE CENTRE28 Kent RoadDurban4051
January 6, 2020
Support from AMKF
All Mauritius Karate Federation wrote a letter congratulating Kyoshi Sonny Pillay on being re-elected as KSA President.
January 6, 2020
Tour Reports – Region 5 Karate Union Championships 2016
Please click on the below links to view the full tour 15th Africa Union Sports Council Region 5 Karate Union Championships 2016 report and the KSA’s […]
January 6, 2020
Statement from the President, Sonny Pillay Hanshi
“Due to the untiring efforts of the WKF President Espinos and his team Karate is now an Olympic sport. Our aspiring KSA champions may now dream the […]