Benefits of Membership

BENEFITS OF MEMBERSHIP

MEMBERS IN GOOD STANDING WITH THE ONTARIO KARATE FEDERATION ARE ENTITLED TO A COMPLETE RANGE OF BENEFITS AND SERVICES INCLUDING:

  • * OKF membership includes membership in Karate Canada including access to National programs, bursaries, etc.
  • * General Liability and Accident Insurance Coverage for club owners.
  • * Access to technical seminars conducted by high performance coaches and competitors.
  • * Access to National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) technical courses.
  • * Opportunities for competition at Recreational and High Performance (Elite) levels, including potential to earn a place on Team Ontario.
  • * National level competition and coaching for Ontario Team members, including High Performance Training once per week for selected Elite Athletes.
  • * Potential to qualify for Quest For Gold financial assistance for Ontario Team athletes.
  • * Access to Junior Incentive Program.
  • * Administers Officials Program through clinics and training to become Provincially recognized official.
  • * Funds provided to Officials and Coaches to attend Karate Canada Championships.
  • * Administers province-wide Dan Testing and Certificatio
  • * Ensures safe competitions through tournament sanctioning process and providing certified officials, training mats, etc (OKF adheres to the Safe Sport Initiative).
  • * Provide exposure for member clubs through on-line club directory
  • * Support to clubs to host OKF Recreational Tournaments in various regions.
  • * Promotes sport karate to the public through coverage of events on social media.