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    April 18, 2014

    December 15, 2011

    The USA National Karate-do Federation (USA Karate) supports United States Karate and Para-Karate athletes in achieving sustained competitive excellence and to support and grow the sport of Karate in the United States. USA Karate accomplishes this mission through its commitment to:

    • Honesty, Integrity, and Trustworthiness in all dealings.
    • Respect for the rights, differences, and dignity of others.
    • Accountability and transparency.
    • Stewardship of the Olympic Movement.

    The USA Karate has adopted this Code of Conduct, Conflict of Interest Policy, Gift Policy and Whistleblower Policy to support these values and with the expectation that employees, members, volunteers, board members, officers, committees members, task force members, hearing panel members and member organizations of USA Karate conduct themselves in a manner consistent with the USA Karate’s mission and core values.


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