Poziv za sve Hrvate! WKF CROATIA invite …

sve informacije na engleskom OVDJE
Danijelu Periću, predsjedniku WKF-a u Hrvatskoj

… in cooperation with the WKF CROATIA we give the following request from Zagreb from our President Mr. Danijel PERIC to all Croatian sports friends!

WKF HRVATSKA was also very successful last year at the European Championships 2022 in Wels with TOP referee.

All Croatian men and women who would like to represent their country at the upcoming WKF European Championships in Trieste from October 25th to 29th  can now contact Mr. Peric directly!

E-mail contact: wkf-hrvatska-president@gmx.at

Here is the invitation in Croatian language:

Poštovani sportski prijatelji, dragi sunarodnjaci!
Mi, Svjetska kickboxing federacija (WKF), trenutno sastavljamo hrvatsku nacionalnu ekipu za nadolazeće Europsko prvenstvo u Trstu. Ako ste državljani Hrvatske i želite se natjecati s najboljim borcima Europe, molimo vas da se obratite Danijelu Periću, predsjedniku WKF-a u Hrvatskoj, putem sljedeće
S poštovanjem,
Danijelu Periću,
predsjedniku WKF-a u Hrvatskoj
Instagram: wkf_hrvatska

Words from the WKF President …

Fritz EXENBERGER – WKF World president / CEO

Dear WKF family,

we hope you, your family and friends are doing well.

WKF start in the background to schedule great events in 2023 / 2024.

The City of Trieste in Italy is our host for the upcoming WKF European Championships in all disciplines.

Mrs. Manuela CAIRONI is the head of the organizing team October 25th to 29th.

Local promoter in Trieste is Mr. Fabrizio MORESAN


All our WKF EUROPEAN countries are most welcome.

More than 1.600 (!) posters of WKF events since 1965 are in our gallery.


60 Years of WKF

WKF – World Kickboxing Federation as first real Global player and sanctioning body has organized first time ever real full amateur  World Championships on the African continent October 18th to 24th, 2021

Our next World Championships 2024 are planned in Thionville in France! Cartagena in Latin America has applied for the World Championships 2026 after next!

There we celebrate an anniversary and celebrate 1964 to 2024 – 60 years of WKF


WKF World president / CEO

WKF family in World Championships 2018 in Buenos Aires – LAC continental president Carlos SUAREZ, WKF Supervisor in Austria in October

You want to promote WKF titles or any other requests ?

WKF – World Kickboxing Federation


was in last months the fastest growing World sanctioning body.

Real events for amateurs and professionals on 6 continents in more than 140 countries shows about the serious activities of our promoter, manager and fighters. You can found more than 1.700 posters of our World wide events in our gallery !

Just in last 36 month until today WKF has sanctioned more than 300 title fights (!) World wide. Everywhere on the planet !

From South Africa to Scandinavia, from USA to Russia, from Canada to Argentina. For example in Papua new Guinea, Brasil, China and Philippines, as well as again 27 WKF events 2022 just on the African continent.

Why should you trust our WKF, HERE  is the clear answer !

This confirms once again our WKF slogan :

 “we are the real global player”

We have no fakes on our online event schedule. Our five (!) different male / female World rankings in PPF – Pro Point Fighting, PRO-AM , pro ring sport, Sanda and MMA are top, based on information we get from our World wide network.

WKF title fight minimum requirements are here!

If you want to promote a real World title fight with great value, or for any other request, do not hesitate to contact us by mail.

For amateurs we offer our PRO AM title fights for low costs, for point fighters all over the World we offer PPF – PRO POINT FIGHTING – with international valid ranking lists, both divisions with great value and international recognition.

We offer the chance to fight in all 4 ring sport divisions for our great demand WKF Champion belts.

Here are our 5 pro divisions, with valid World ranking lists, rules, title fight minimum requirements and much more




News from WKF EGYPT – re-start with a new team

Mr. Ahmed Abdullah Mohamed BAKR

With immediate effect from August 1st 2023

Mr. Mohamed El-Desouki has been dismissed, that all authorizations in Egypt have been revoked, and that all seals in Egypt are invalid from today’s date August 1st ,  until a new person is appointed to head the Egyptian Federation WKF.

Plus nominate the members of the new executive office of the Egyptian Federation WKF.

Upon the recommendation and advice of our highly respected Middle East and Arab Region Director, Mr. Husam Majeed, the Board of the World Kickboxing Federation (WKF) agrees to the following decision:

Mr. Husam Majeed, General Supervisor

Mr. Ahmed Abdullah Mohamed BAKR was assigned for a period of three months to establish the Egyptian WKF Federation. In the presence of Mr. Husam Majeed, General Supervisor of the Arab Region and the Middle East.

As well as in the presence of the President and CEO of the WKF – World Kickboxing Federation Mr. Fritz EXENBERGER, so that the global documentation of the establishment of the WKF Egyptian Federation takes place.

Further changes to country presidents in the WKF worldwide will follow shortly.

More than 40 nations are looking for a successor

WKF Latin America continental director is Mr. Carlos SUAREZ from Buenos Aires

WKF continental director Mr. Carlos SUAREZ

On the WKF World congress in Buenos Aires 2018 we had on request of few member countries few changes in our Board of directors.

Our WKF Latin America continental director is Mr. Carlos SUAREZ from Buenos Aires.

Mr. Suarez is high respected and busy WKF Vice-president, one of 6 in WKF World federation and was nominated supervisor by the last WKF European Championships 2022 in Austria.

Mr. Suarez has an important vote and voice, to represent all LAC – Latin America and Caribbean – matters.

Very soon he will bring again strong Latin American Champions on many WKF events World wide. Mr. Suarez is long time in our business, well know as serious promoter in Latin America.

All promoters, fighters, managers are invited to contact Mr. Suarez in Buenos Aires by mail, for further cooperation in WKF World wide.


„Nadie es más fuerte que todos nosotros juntos.“

Desde hoy comenzamos un nuevo camino innovaremos para hacer crecer WKF en América Latina y les propongo que trabajemos en Equipo. Pero trabajar implica compromiso, implica que podamos contar unos con otros, implica el poder superar diferencias y tirar todos hacia un mismo lado. 

Aquí no hay nada mágico, nada va a caer del cielo, ni saldrán conejos de la galera, tenemos que lograrlo con esfuerzo y trabajo, unidos por un fin y con un objetivo.

Les propongo una América latina Unida, les propongo innovar con nuevos conceptos, abrir la mente y crear „EN EQUIPO“ lo impensado. Les pido que se sumen, que apoyen, se que podemos hacerlo, se que vamos a trabajar en equipo para que así sea.

Algunos ya lo sabían, otros tal vez lo escucharon, les quiero contar que me enorgullece formar parte del Directorio de WKF ya que fui nombrado en la ultimo reunión de presidentes en Buenos Aires Director para Latinoamerica. Desde el 1ro de diciembre comenzare en el cargo con una propuesta innovadora para la Región. Gracias por la confianza a todos los Directores continentales (Europa, Asia, África, Medio Oriente, Australia y Norte América) y todos los que apoyan desde Sudamérica por su voto que me permite ocupar el cargo.Vamos a revolucionar el deporte, con trabajo, nivelando para arriba, América unida bajo la bandera del deporte de contacto!!

WKF, we are the real global player!!

„Nadie es más fuerte que todos nosotros juntos.“


Director WKF

América latina & Caribe

Noticias de América Latina / News from WKF LATIN AMERICA

Informe detallado Sitio web WKF LAC

Venezuela a paso firme  – Alfredo Cueva

Con gran éxito se llevó a cabo el festival de artes marciales en las modalidades de Santa y kick boxing este sábado 8 de julio en Venezuela donde se lograron conjugar la participación de seis estados y de Colombia como país invitado un evento fiscalizado por la representación de la wkf en Venezuela 

Ahora seguimos trabajando rumbo al campeonato binacional wkf en Colombia que se estará celebrando en la ciudad de Bucaramanga del 23 al 24 de Julio Venezuela espera participar con un equipo aproximado de 40 atletas conformados con peleadores de los diferentes estados del país


Colombia LIGA ANDINA sigue creciendo – Hector Gomez 

El 01 de julio se realizó en la ciudad de Armenia, departamento del Quindío, Colombia la primera versión del TORNEO INTERNACIONAL denominado GUERRA DE TITANES 2023.evento del circuito Liga Andina. Con la participación de más de 170 deportistas en las modalidades de Tatami – PointFighting y Light Contact Infantil y Juvenil, en la modalidad de RING: Kickboxing Low -K 1 Rules y Boxeo.

Siendo un gran ÉXITO. 

Evento Organizado por el Promotor de LIGA ANDINA Y WKF COLOMBIA para le región y director del Club Colombia Warriors, Profesor Juan Marin.

Destacamos el gran volumen de atletas infantiles y juveniles que participaron, en el que se disputo un título oficial LIGA ANDINA Juvenil en la modalidad de KickBoxing Low -60kg otorgándose la victoria al deportista Juan José Buendía – con 14 años de edad de la ciudad de Armenia del Team Club Colombia Warriors Obteniendo los puntos que lo clasifican al Sudamericano 2023 a realizarse en la ciudad de Buenos Aires Argentina.  

Para el cierre del evento se realizó una gran gala con peleas pactadas por títulos nacionales e internacionales de Liga Andina – APAM🇻🇪 – OMC🇨🇴 

Y LA DISPUTA DEL título oficial Semi profesional – PRO-AM WKF COLOMBIA🇨🇴 DE K 1 RULES 71KG Llevándose la Victoria el competidor de la ciudad de Pereira Luis Felipe Sierra Marín del club Top Team Pereira. 


Puntapié inicial en Ecuador – Jorge Luis Rosero 

En el mes de Julio se realizó en la ciudad de Santo Domingo de los Tsachilas el primer evento con el aval de la WKF-ECUADOR el cual contamos con la participación de escuelas tanto Cantonales y Provinciales de todo el país seguimos avanzando y vamos sumando más escuelas para fomentar el deporte del Kick Boxing con nuestro Aval Mundial WKF-ECUADOR. 


Buenos Aires Top Fight – BTF y Copa del Rio de la Plata

Carlos Suarez 

El 15 de Julio se realizó en Argentina una nueva edición de BTF evento de nivel internacional que reúne a los mejores competidores de América Latina. 

Con un estadio colmado en la localidad de Quilmes la gala profesional televisada fue increíble con peleas de alto calibre que serán vistas en Argentina por la pantalla de canal 9.  

Se consagraron campeones argentinos en K1-Rules hasta 75.000 kilos el mendocino Fernando Amaya y la modalidad K1-Rules Femenina hasta los 51.800 la Bonaerence Lucia Alpdegarin. 

Previo a la velada profesional se disputo la COPA DEL RIO DE LA PLATA PROAM donde Argentina venció a Uruguay por 3 a 2.  

Destacamos la participación del equipo de referees de WKF en Uruguay 

BTF un evento violento. 


Venezuela va sumando competidores al Panamericano

José Palenzuela 

Estos son algunos de los atletas de la oficina de Promoción internacional de la WKF en Venezuela ue se harán presente en la copa internacional de Bucaramanga Colombia, Rumbo al Panamericano en argentina, así lo dio a conocer José Antonio Palenzuela.  

Entre ellos se encuentra Anthony Amundarian, Victor Severim, Marlon Aguillera y Luis Pacheco.

DLR, Patrocinante oficial de la oficina de Promoción en Venezuela WKF-UIAM en la foto el Señor Marwin Cuenco y el entrenador Grand Máster FVKB, Santos Barrios quien es el coordinador wkf del Estado Sucre – Venezuela 



WKF in Miami / USA

El próximo 12 de agosto se realizará el primer evento de WKF con promotores en Miami.

Es un paso muy importante en norte América felicitamos al coordinador Deportivo por Estados Unidos Agustín Andiarena por su gran trabajo. 



Edward José González Ramírez – WKF PANAMA

Le damos la bienvenida oficial a la familia de WKF al nuevo coordinador deportivo por la Federación Mundial de Kickboxing en Panamá. 

Edward José González Ramírez será el encargado de Seleccionar competidores en el país de centro América con vistas al campeonato internacional de Argentina en 2023 y el próximo mundial de Francia 2024. 


Seguimos trabajando por el crecimiento del deporte en América Latina 


Nadie es más fuerte que todos nosotros juntos

Welcome to China and in our WKF SANDA-WUSHU division !

WKF Sanda Logo
Sifu YAN Dinan, WKF CHINA and WUSHU World president

WUSHU LOGOFollowing our many members from all over the World, WKF head office started  with our SANDA & WUSHU division.
World president is Mr. YAN DINAN from WKF CHINA.
This includes all Sanda male/female fighters, fill in the online profile, add a jpg photo to be listed in the SANDA World ranking. For professionals we offer same SANDA title belts like in ring sport or MMA.

For Wushu we have our WKF Wushu forms and many more !
The World Kickboxing Federation is the leading organization World Wide in the promotion of amateur and professional kickboxing in all styles, Muay Thai and MMA -mixed martial arts hosting professional fighting events.
WKF CHINA International

Our modern and interactive approach to this sport highlights our commitment to keeping you updated with the latest events taking place worldwide.

The WKF SANDA & WUSHU DIVISION was formed in February 2015, the WKF stresses its strong belief in offering equal opportunities to sufficiently skilled athletes who have practised  Kickboxing, enabling them to display their talents in the National and International Amateur and Professional arenas.

Also to ensure the credibility of their “world championship” titles and gives these world class athletes an international platform on which to perform.

Read more here

25. Night of Glory – on September 23rd in Korneuburg / Austria

Tickets, Info fights card HERE

Promoter Team www.knock-out.at  and matchmaker Octagon pro Gym have officially confirmed it:

Negotiations for both Ladies PRO-AM title fights in K-1 are now underway.

Alexandra “GODZILLA” PETRE will defend her World Champion title Heavyweight + 66 kg / + 145 lbs in K-1!

Negotiations for the Ladies PRO-AM World Champion title fight in K-1 are now complete.

Alexandra “GODZILLA” PETRE wants to defend her World Champion title + 66 kg in K-1! The opponent is determined today!

From the “Lucky Punchers” team comes the well-known strong German Annabell HONERT. Her Coach and manager is Kyrill OLYNYK.

Honert is a respectable, very experienced young fighter from Schwerte near Dortmund, who has achieved success in the WKU and also in MMA. She was given 38 (!) fights and has 3 more than the world champion!

The WKF – World Kickboxing Federation has already given its approval, the fight is firmly booked in the ranking list in the Ladies Heavyweight + 66 kg !




This fight is also already ranked at Middlweight – 66 kg / 145 lbs in the world.

Nikita MÜLLER from Kapfenberg in Austria is currently the best Austrian Lady in the K-1 middleweight division and wants to confirm it with her first big title fight.

Anyone who wants to challenge both of them should send an email with a photo and fighter profile to the organizer www.knock-out.at.

The date on September 23rd in Korneuburg near Vienna is confirmed

The first preliminary fight card is already online.

SHOGUN – our media partner

WKF Kata, poomsae, Taolu etc. – scoring system

our six WKF forms divisions

Following many requests from our World wide  WKF members about forms. We get many inquiries about various competition rules in the WKF. Waiting in 4 languages for your download.

The rules for all WKF Forms in English language are here, en español aquí, in deutscher Sprache hier,  на русском здесь

Visit our WKF AMATEUR division web site, please. Today, the WKF has six various Forms disciplines.

Participants could compete in divisions with and without music, as well as with and without weapons.

Plus, our “creative” forms.

Here a small selection of approved Budo weapons.

IRC – Internationale Rules Committee –  has online a list of approved official traditional forms for Japanese and Okinawa Kata.

The same list for official forms in  Taekwondo ITF / WTF.


just a selection of Budo weapons

Scoring by 5 international WKF judges.

The rating is performed simultaneously and displayed electronically, or traditional with boards.

The highest and lowest ratings are deleted, the remaining three give the score to one decimal place.

If you like to know more about rules and regulations in WKF and to get official referee license join our next World referee Seminar