BENEFITS OF MEMBERSHIP
MEMBERS IN GOOD STANDING WITH THE KARATE ONTARIO ARE ENTITLED TO A COMPLETE RANGE OF BENEFITS AND SERVICES INCLUDING:
- * KO 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 the 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 Certification
- * Ensures safe competitions through tournament sanctioning process and providing certified officials, training mats, etc (KO adheres to the Safe Sport Initiative).
- * Provide exposure for member clubs through online club directory
- * Support clubs to host KO Recreational Tournaments in various regions.
- * Promotes sport karate to the public through coverage of events on social media.
2021 KO funding for Members Dojos:
On behalf of the Board of Directors, I would like to thank all clubs that have supported the KO through the pandemic during 2020, and now in 2021. Your continued membership has helped the KO tremendously. As a show of our appreciation, we decided to give back to our supporting clubs. Congratulations to all clubs that qualified and received funding.
Again, thank you for your support.
KO Membership Director
KO Funding Recipients:
- Peterborough Shitokai
- Ingersoll Goju Ryu Karate
- North Toronto Karate School
- Shindokan Canada Club
- Tanzadeh Shitokai
- Charles Fink Karate Dojo
- Rampulla’s Martial Arts
- Shito-Kai Canada Penetanguishene
- York Centre Karate
- Bernardo Karate
- Japan Martial Arts Centre
- Douvris Martial Arts Orleans
- Douvris Martial Arts Barrhaven
- Douvris Martial Arts Ottawa Athletic Club
- Satori Dojo
- DISKA CANADA
- Japan Karate-DO Kenseikan Canada
- Shiva Fighters Karate Do Brampton West
- Young Men Karate Club
- Driftwood Martial Arts
- Dynasty Karate Club
- Pancea Martial Arts and Fitness
- Pride Martial Arts
- Bhavani Shankar Karate Club
- Dojo Seienchin
- Hoku Shin
- Scarborough shito ryu karate and fitness center
- Aehcanrab Integrated Martial Arts International
- Kishan Shodohan Karate Club
- SHIVA FIGHTERS KARATE DO
- Sam Shotokan Karate
- International Shotokan Karare
- Prodigy Martial Arts
- Jennings School of Karate
- Montessori School Caledon
- Vear Karate and Fitness Studio
- S.M.A. Karate Canada