WORLD KARATE DAY
17th of JUNE 2017
Experience a great seminar with top instructors from Germany and
from all over the world and support karate as an Olympic Sport
Germany vs. World selection
In addition to exclusive training units, there will be a match
German National Team against a world selection
accompanied by numerous showacts.
USE THE CHANCE
and experience an unforgettable and unique day!
A high level instructor team is waiting for you.
The number of participants is limited.
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
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
THE INTERNATIONAL WORLD KARATE DAY 2017
Detailed program and schedule
Spiridon-Louis-Ring 21, 80809 München
|12.00||Official Ceremony Competition and Shows|
frequently asked questions
The Seminar Cards will be sold by the German Karate Federation and can be ordered there: by email at email@example.com.
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 (http://office.teglapeacefoundation.org/). 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.
Anyone can take part and buy a ticket from the German Karate Association. Also non-karateka are invited to attend the event, but there are only a limited number of standing places.
No, not directly. On the World Karate Day, everyone can take part. Of course there should already be some previous karate knowledge. Participation for children only from 8 years of age.
Yes, this information can be found here: http://www.olympiapark.de/en/der-olympiapark/veranstaltungsorte/werner-von-linde-halle
There are plenty of parking spaces at the parking lot of the Olympic Area. The parking fee is 5.00 Euro per day. For those coming from Munich and the surrounding area, we recommend to travel by public transport. Direct access by car to the hall is not possible. For people with disabilities, a special access authorization is possible. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Mittlerer Ring itself does not belong to the environmental zone. There is therefore the opportunity for the visitors of the Olympiapark to drive directly from the Mittlerer Ring (Landshuter Allee) via Sapporobogen to the parking area - without an environmental label.
The nearest subway station is the station "Olympiazentrum" (U3), from there you can reach the hall in 10 minutes by foot. In addition, the city bus 144 stops directly in the Olympic Area, get off at the "Toni-Merkens-Weg". (Connection plan here: https://www.mvg.de/dam/jcr:9f82fe03-9094-4a98-a573-a8473a677911/plan-linienweg-144.pdf). Further information can be found at www.mvv-muenchen.de.
A dressing room is offered in the next building about 50 meters to walk. There are numerous toilets, too. Due to the number of participants, however, showers are not available.
Unfortunately, there are only an inadequate number of toilets in the inner training venue, numerous toilets are in the changing rooms nearby. We urgently ask you to use them.
Yes, the venue is accessible for wheelchair users, toilets for disabled persons are available.
Yes, this is currently being worked on and published here. The beginning is at 10:00 am, the match takes place at noon, the end of the Seminar is scheduled around 05:00 pm.
Food and drinks are provided by a caterer. We want you to feel good on this day. In addition, there are numerous restaurants and retreats throughout the Olympic Area. Nevertheless, we recommend to bring small snacks and beverages.
There will be a guarded storage area for bags an a special area of the venue. In the training area itself the storage of bags is not allowed.
Yes, the day is of course accompanied and documented by photographers and filmmakers. By signing up and participating at the International World Karate Day (participants as well as a viewers) the consent to later publication of photos and films is granted! Individual non-publication requests can not be considered.
Neither the organizer (World Karate Federation) nor the organizer (Deutscher Karateverband e.V.) and hall operator (Olympiapark München GmbH) accept liability of any kind. Participants participate in the seminar at their own responsibility.
A limited number of volunteers are actually being sought. The construction will take place from Friday afternoon, as well as the dismantling on Saturday evening. In addition, further tasks will be carried out throughout the day. The costs can not be taken over, but the volunteers receive free admission and a present. For further information, please contact email@example.com.
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