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Coaches Resources

    If you are planning to coach in any of the USA Karate Signature Events you will be required to complete the following four steps to access the competition floor:


    1. Hold a current or Lifetime USA Karate Coaches or Officials membership
    2. Have completed an NSCI background check within two years of the start of the tournament
    3. Have completed SafeSport training within one year of the start of the tournament
    4. Complete the registration for a floor pass per the individual event registration


    Please note that it is a condition of your USA Karate coach or official membership to be up to date on your SafeSport training and NCSI background check for the entire calendar year. Please check your expiration dates on these requirements and update them accordingly. If you need help accessing these expiration dates please contact the National Office -

    SafeSport and Background Check Information

    Click HERE for 2023 WKF Rules.


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