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Karate in the Olympics!! Olympics


KSA Press Statement

Statement from KSA in response to announcements by Amateur Sport Consumer Association South Africa Karate (ASCA-SA)

Karate South Africa (KSA) deeply regrets the statements made by the Amateur Sport Consumer Association South Africa Karate (ASCA-SA) on Facebook and in other forums regarding its dissatisfaction with the alleged conduct of KSA.

We pride ourselves on always acting in the best interests of all our members and individual athletes and it is disappointing to us that there are athletes who feel aggrieved.

When ASCA-SA’s concerns came to our attention, we immediately conducted an investigation to determine whether there is any merit to the various concerns raised by ASCA-SA. We can categorically state that these concerns do not arise out of any unlawful or unfair conduct by us and are based on a misunderstanding of various facts and circumstances. We have, at all times, acted to protect the interests of athletes and more broadly the sport of karate in South Africa. There is no basis on which to allege that we have contravened the Consumer Protection Act.

We are confident that we have conducted our affairs in line with all applicable laws, including the Consumer Protection Act. We will fully cooperate with any investigation by the National Consumer Commission and will continue to offer support to members and athletes as mandated by our constitution.

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KSA Reaching Out

KSA Reaching Out to the youth of the less fortunate communities.

Making a positive difference in the lives of many!

The KSA President Sonny Pillay Hanshi recently initiated a social outreach project on behalf of the national body called “KSA Reaching Out.“

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Karate Team SA Triumph In Gaborone

A team of 93 top ranked karateka’s travelled to Gaborone on 22nd May 2018 to participate in and represent South Africa at the AUSC Region 5 Karate Championship.

The tournament was held at the Boipisu Hall, Fairground Convention Center in Gaborone, capital of Botswana. The participating countries included Botswana, Namibia, Mozambique, Angola, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

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KSA Protea Coaching Workshop

The coaching workshop organised by the KSA Technical Convenor Brando Shihan and the KSA Director of Coaching, Michael Roetz, attracted a record number of athletes from throughout the country.

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Elite & SA Open Championships Important Notice

Please note that there has been a date change for the Elite & SA Open Championships to Saturday 23 June - Sunday 24 June 2018. (due to unforeseen circumstances)

KSA Protea Awards 2018

"KSA will Honour all Protea Athletes post June 2017 to date at a Gala dinner banquet," says KSA President Sonny Pillay Hanshi.

Kindly note Only Protea Athletes who have represented the country internationally (July 2017- Botswana tour 2018 ) thus far qualify to attend.

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