WAKO CANADA KICKBOXING

World Association of
Kickboxing Organizations

WAKO CANADA

the National leader in promoting excellence in amateur kickboxing through competition, certification and education

OUR MISSION

To reimagine kickboxing by creating the world's safest and most admired combative sport organization.

~ Muzammal Nawaz, President WAKO CANADA



OUR VALUES

WAKO Canada is dedicated to the highest level of excellence. We involve our members in the planning and reviewing process and that is what makes our organization successful.

Focus on Safety and Health

WAKO Canada has established the highest safety standards to ensure the well being of all athletes, coaches and recreational participants.

Industry Leader

WAKO Canada strives to be a leader within the sport martial arts industry. This goal will be realized by meeting the needs of all stakeholders within the industry including school/gym owners, coaches, event coordinators, all levels of athletes, and volunteers.

Fostering Cooperation

WAKO Canada will work openly with all individuals and groups committed to the cooperative growth of amateur combative sport. Our fundamental principle of is to foster a cooperative framework within the sector.

Demonstrating Ethics and Values

WAKO Canada is committed to upholding the highest ethical principles in all of its operations and events. All leaders will demonstrate appropriate conduct, positive attitudes and will always work to create an environment that is respectful, safe and healthy and discrimination and harassment free.

Worldwide Presence

WAKO Canada will be internationally known for its domestic operations and the development of national amateur teams. We will network and affiliate ourselves with sanctioning bodies, national organizations and event coordinators committed to the principles and values of the organization.

WAKO Profile

Our organization

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    The World Association of Kickboxing Organizations

    WAKO has 85 affiliated national federations, which are officially recognized by National Olympic committees or by their highest government sport authorities
    WAKO has 85 affiliated national federations.
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    WAKO PRESENCE

    5

    continents

    118

    nations

    25,000

    clubs

    3,000,000

    competitors

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    We promote more than 1,000 amateur events a year.
    We promote more than 1,000 amateur events a year.
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    WAKO is growing steadily across the world, attracting thousands of spectators to sports-arenas.

    WAKO is growing steadily across the world.

WAKO Canada Kickboding

WAKO Canada

Proud to be
Canadian

Proud to be Canadian

WAKO Canada provides opportunities for all athletes. Our association has competitions across Canada for Tatami disciplines (Point Fighting, Light Contact, Kick Light, Forms/Weapons) and Ring disciplines (K1, Low Kick and Full Contact). Competitions include both tournaments and speciality shows. WAKO Canada also provides black belt grading opportunities for martial arts instructors and various programs and services for member clubs.

WAKO Canada Kickboding
WAKO Canada Kickboding

Our PSO

Provincial Sporting Organization

Provincial Sporting Organization

WAKO Canada works with every provincial and territorial government to develop and support Provincial Sporting Organizations (PSOs). In doing so our association is always in compliance with provincial regulations regarding combative sanctioning. Our involvement with government has allowed our PSO's to be part of multisport events such as the Ontario Winter Games and access to professional development courses for instructors and coaches.

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WAKO Canada Courses
WAKO Canada Courses
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