World Karate Day Countdown


The World Karate Day –
A Statement for Karate!

The World Karate Day is to recognize the inclusion of the Karate 2020 sport in the Olympic Program in Tokyo and to promote a permanent admission to the Olympic family.

This is celebrated with a seminar offering 14 areas with a regional, national and international top instructor team and world champions of the WKF. Whether it is for beginners or advanced, children or adults, elderly or disabled people, there is a program for everyone on this day.

Another Highlight of this day:

From a one-hour competition Germany vs. World Selection to a spectacular Kata shows and the unique performance "Stravinsky and Karate" we show all facets of our martial arts and are thus a strong sign for the application for the Olympic Games 2024.

In addition to the karate elite from Germany and the whole world, numerous high-ranking personalities from sports and politics are also expected. In addition to Tegla Loroupe, UNHCR Ambassador and Woman of the Year in the UN, has also announced her coming.

learn from internationally successful athletes and high-ranking champions

exchange and learn new national and international karateka
experience an intensive training day where the fun is sure to come
profit from the knowledge and experience of our high-quality speakers and instructors
promote with your participation the firm Olympic commitment for karate
enjoy this unique karate day – seminar and show highlights in one


Bavarian Instructor-Team | REGIONAL:

  • Zenpo Shimabukuro, 10. DAN
  • Jamal Measara, 9. DAN
  • Fritz Oblinger, 8. DAN
  • Roland Lowinger, 8. DAN
  • Siamak Montazeri, 7. DAN
  • Helmut Körber, 6. DAN
  • Elmar Griesbauer, 5. DAN
    Stefanie Nagl, WKF Chairwoman Commission for Persons with Disabilities

German Instructor-Team | NATIONAL:

  • Fritz Nöpel, 10. DAN
  • Bernd Milner, 9. DAN
  • Efthimios Karamitsos, 7. DAN (National Coach Kata)
  • Thomas Nitschmann, 6. DAN (National Coach Kumite)
  • Klaus Bitsch, 6. DAN (National Coach Kumite)
  • Noah Bitsch (European Champion Kumite Team 2012, 3. Place World Champ. Kumite Team 2016)
  • Jana Bitsch (3. Place World Championships Kumite 2014 -55kg)
  • Jonathan Horne (European Champion 2016 +84kg)
    Johanna Kneer (World Champion 2013 Juniors, European Champion 2016 U21)
    Patrick Urban (German Champion 2016 and German Team Champion 2017)
  • Kata-Team Damen Nationalmannschaft (World Champions Kata Team 2014)

World-Instructor-Team | INTERNATIONAL:

  • Alisa Buchinger (World Champion Kumite 2016 -68 kg) Austria
    Ayumi Uekusa (World Champion Kumite 2016 +68 kg) Japan
    Omar Abdel Rahman (World Vize-Champion Kumite 2016 -75 kg) Egypt
    Amir Mehdizadeh (World Champion Kumite  2016 -60 kg) Iran
    Araga Ryotaru (World Champion Kumite 2016 -84 kg) Japan
    Davide Benetello (Chairman WKF Athletes Commission, World and European Champion WKF) Italia
    Luca Valdesi (Member WKF Kata Rules Commission, World and European Champion WKF) Italia


Detailed program and schedule

17th of June 2017



Spiridon-Louis-Ring 21, 80809 München


08.00 Entrance open
10.00 Training
12.00 Official Ceremony Competition and Shows
14.00 Training
17.00 End


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Tickets available now

Register now and join in! Limited number of participants!

WKD-Seminar Card | 20 Euro

Tickets available by mail order
Please tell us your Name, Adress and how much tickets you will need.
20 Euro each. Free shipping after paying.

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frequently asked questions

Where can I buy tickets?

The Seminar Cards will be sold by the German Karate Federation and can be ordered there: by email at

Please write your postal adress and the number of tickets you need in the email. The payment data is sent to you after receiving the order. The Seminar Cards will be sent after payment is done.

Watching is also possible, admission costs 10,00 Euro. Tickets here will be NOT sold in advance and can be purchased at the venue. The entry fee goes fully to the Tegla Loroupe Peace Foundation ( It is to be noted, however, that the hall has no grandstand. There is only one spectator entrance with a limited number of seats available. This is why there will be only a limited number of tickets sold.

It is not possible to enter the training area without the Seminar Cards.

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Spiridon-Louis-Ring 21
80809 München