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Karate proposed for Tokyo 2020
Written by Jim Miller   
Tuesday, 29 September 2015

Karate proposed for Tokyo 2020

It is with great pleasure that I inform you that the Organising Committee of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games (TOCOG) has proposed to the IOC Karate as an additional sport for these Olympic Games. The proposal includes the individual KATA categories (male and female) and the individual KUMITE categories (3 male categories and 3 female categories).

On a day like this, we can finally share our joy and satisfaction for the work performed during so many years and the achievement of this objective.

Click on World Karate Federation website for up-to-date information at:
Last Updated ( Tuesday, 29 September 2015 )
SKGB Junior Kata Coaches
Written by Jim Miller   
Thursday, 10 September 2015

The SKGB  are looking to appoint three Junior Kata Coaches one for each of the following styles.

1 Shotokan
2 Shito-ryu
3 Wado-ryu

Information regarding the positions attached

Closing date for applications Thursday 24th September

Click on PDF document for details


Last Updated ( Thursday, 10 September 2015 )
SKGB Marketing Advisor
Written by Jim Miller   
Monday, 07 September 2015

The SKGB are looking to appoint a Marketing Advisor.

Closing date for applications end of business Thursday 24th September.

Attached  role description.


Last Updated ( Monday, 07 September 2015 )
Scottish International Open 2016
Written by Jim Miller   
Monday, 31 August 2015

The Scottish International Open Championships will be held on Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th April 2016.

Venue: Meadowbank Stadium Edinburgh

Bulletin 1 to follow

Last Updated ( Monday, 31 August 2015 )
Position of Refereeing Commission Secretary
Written by Jim Miller   
Friday, 19 June 2015

The Refereeing Commission are looking to appoint a new Secretary

Applications for the position must be e-mailed or posted to the SKGB office. Closing dates for applications 3rd of July 2015.

 Click on PDF document for job description


Last Updated ( Friday, 19 June 2015 )
Selections for the World Junior -Cadet and under 21 Championships
Written by Jim Miller   
Wednesday, 27 May 2015

Would everyone who wishes to be considered for selection for the World Junior-Cadet and under 21 World Championships to be held in Indonesia 12/15th November please send in your cv’s re events they have participated in for 2104/2015 no later than June 12th. No applications after this date will be considered. You must also give the amount of competitors that competed in your weight category and the medal position you attained.



Hamish Adam

Director of Sport

Last Updated ( Wednesday, 27 May 2015 )
Congratulations to the following Directors appointed at the SKGB Annual General Meeting
Written by Jim Miller   
Wednesday, 27 May 2015

Paul Giannandrea    -    Chairman
Mrs Kirsten Bonar    -   Director of Refereeing
Mr Steven Miller       -    Director to assist the Executive Administrator
Ms Chloe MacLean  -    Director looking after women’s interests

Last Updated ( Wednesday, 27 May 2015 )
Scottish National Kata Championships Sunday 28th June 2015
Written by Jim Miller   
Tuesday, 26 May 2015

Coaches information and entry form 

Click on PDF document


Parents information and entry form

Click on PDF document


Last Updated ( Tuesday, 26 May 2015 )
Safeguard and Protecting Children 2 workshop Edinburgh 8th May 2015
Written by Jim Miller   
Tuesday, 21 April 2015

Click on PDF document for registration form for the workshop Safeguard & Protecting Children 2 to be held at the Jury’s Inn Edinburgh on Friday 8th May 2015


Last Updated ( Tuesday, 21 April 2015 )
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Kenwa Mabuni
Creator of Shito-ryu. Karate
(1889 - 1952)

Hironori Ohtsuka
Creator of Wado-ryu karate
(1892 - 1982)

Gichin Funakoshi
Creator of Shotokan Karate
(1868 - 1957)

Shigeru Kimura
(1941 - 1995)

Keinosuke Enoeda
(1935 - 2003 )

Tatsuo Suzuki
(1928 - 2011)