The Welsh Karate Governing Body

Welsh Karate Governing Body

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Welsh Karate Governing Body serves its associations and members, as a focal point for administration and information to regulate and develop karate in Wales.

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WKGB Welsh Closed Championships 2023

The WKGB Welsh Closed Championships get underway 10am (doors open 9am), Sunday 25th June 2023.   Sport Wales National CentreSophia GardensPontcannaCardiffCF11 ...

BKF International Open 2023

The British Karate Federation 4 Nations Championships registration is now available on Sportdata.The closing date for entrants is Friday 25th August 2023. Ponds ...

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Developing Karate in Wales

Karate endows students and participants with confidence and discipline, by imparting the budo spirit through a unique form of physical training.

Martial arts training for personal development or for competition and 'sport karate', is always thrilling and rewarding.

Want to learn karate?

Find a club near you and train with qualified instructors. You're welcome to enquire and join any club, and participate in karate classes.

History & Milestones

Since incorporation in 2005, WKGB Ltd. has supported karate within Wales, read more about the ongoing achievements, work and activities of the Governing Body.


The Welsh National Karatae Team is selected for high profile events such as K1, Grand Slam, Commonwealth, European & World Championships.

WKGB statement on equality


The WKGB 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.

Karate is about giving people the confidence to realise their potential and to be the best they can be. Welsh Karate Governing Body is committed to both upholding these ideals, and to excellence in training karate in Wales.

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