Karate

Karate

  • No Olympic Karate

    As predicted by the Trinidad and Tobago Karate Federation (TTKF) karate will not be included in the 2024 Olympics games. A letter to this effect was sent to The World Karate Federation (WKF) President by the International Olympic Committee (IOC). The TTKF has always predicted this outcome simply because of WKF many biases which include not allowing its members…

  • Karate Federation 2018 awards

    The Trinidad and Tobago Karate Federation (TTKF) wish to congratulate the following members for outstanding achievements in 2018. Most successful Dojo- Trinidad and Tobago Budokai – Sensei John Ramirez,  Best Instructor- Grand Master Michael Cromwell, Official of the Year – Sensei Michael Smith and Best New Dojo- Tatsu Karate Kai – Akil Valley and Nickiesha Dennis. SourceK…

  • Ultimate Warriors join Karate Federation

    Ultimate Warriors School of Martial Arts ( UWSMA) is the latest karate club to join the Trinidad and Tobago Karate Federation (TTKF). Under the direction of Sensei Sirochan ‘Rocky’ Dhani, the Carapichiama dojo has been synonymous with karate in the region for many years. Sensei Dhani is a Shito-Ryu karate stylist and a student of Shihan  Darryl…

  • Rio Claro karate graduates

    Ther Trinidad and Tobago Karate Federation (TTKF)  wish to congratulate members of No Limit Martial Arts of Rio Claro on their recent graduation  The TTKF member club is under the direction of Sensei Anim Mohammed . Sensei Mohammed hols black belt in Shito-Ryu Karate and a graduate of the American Sport Education Program ( ASEP) Coaching Principles…

  • Karate expects a busy 2018

    017 was a busy year for the Trinidad and Tobago Karate Federation (TTKF).  We hosted the World United Karate Organization (WUKO) Pan Am Cup in July and ran many regional competitions. Among the projects for 2018 include certifying more coaches under the American Sports Education Program (ASEP) and TTKF Technical Coaches division. TTKF will also…

  • Last Karate Tournament

    The 2017  last Karate tournament will take place at Maloney Indoor Sports Complex on Sunday, November 26th beginning at 10:00 am. For more information contact Sensei Michael Smith ( Mike’s Martial Arts Academy (MMAA) at 749-7726. This event is approved by the Trinidad and Tobago Karate Federation (TTKF) in association with USA Karate International (USAKI). This is the…

  • Way of the Lion

    ‘Way of the Lion’ Karate Master joins Karate Federation  Karate Master Keith Sammy 6th Dan has joined the Trinidad and Tobago Karate Federation (TTKF). His rank is registered with the World United Karate Organization ( WUKO) Black Belt Registrar.Sensei Sammy is the founder of the Way of the Lion Martial Arts style and co-founder…

  • Chelsea wins double gold in karate

    The Trinidad and Tobago Karate Federation wish to congratulate Chelsea Winter on winning gold medals in Kata and Kumite at the Caribbean Karate Federation (CKF) 3rd karate Championships.  She was the only athlete to achieve this feat, Although only eleven years she was placed in the -14 category. She has represented Trinidad and Tobago in…

  • Karate Federation thanks sponsors

    The Trinidad and Tobago Karate Federation (TTKF) wish to thank, Carboutique, J.D Selliers and Company and Manuel Pascale, Renshi for their contribution to the cost of the medals for the 1st WUKO ( World United Karate Organization) Pan Am Cup that took place on June 16th to 17th at Woodbrook Youth Facility, Port fo Spain. Special guests included Sean Henke…

  • Grand Master Cromwell is now a Renshi

    Grand Master Michael Cromwell has been elevated to the level of Renshi ( Polished Instructor) by the International Seishin Ryu Karate Federation of Japan. This title is given to only those who have completed over thirty years of martial arts training and holds  a minimum grade Godan (5th Degree Black belt). Other factors are…