WORLD KEMPO CHAMPIONSHIPS 2021

The IKF World Kempo Championships is the gold event of the year for the sport of Kempo. In 2021 this gold event will take place in between 18-24 October 2021 in the great contry of Tunisia, being organized in the best touristic location, Hammamet. Stay tuned for more informations!

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KEMPO PORTUGAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE MEMBER

(11.11.2020) Great achievements of IKF sport of Kempo in Portugal, by becoming fully NOC recognized. Congratulations FPL-Kempo for becoming a proud member of the National Olympic Committee of Portugal! Amazing achievement after decades of hard working and dedication for promoting and developing KEMPO as an official sport worldwide. UNITED FOR THE OLYMPIC DREAM!

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ANNOUNCEMENT! KEMPO WORLDS CANCELLED

(IKF, 11.03.2020) Due to outbreak of Covid-19 (Coronavirus) worldwide, in order to protect the safety of our athletes, coaches and supporters, it was taken the decision of cancelling all IKF international Kempo sport events till 31.May.2020. The 17th IKF World Kempo Championships will be postponed and organized in between 21-27.September.2020, in the same amazing location…

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AMATTO ZAHARIA REWARDED BY O-SPORT

Amatto Zaharia , IKF Executive-President has been rewarded by Mr. Manoucheri representing O-Sport , during the World Championships 2011 / O-Sport rules , organized by Turkish Self-Defense Federation represented by Hassan Yildiz , in 24-28.March.2011 in Antalya,Turkey . In this event,  Romanian Kempo Federation participated succesfully with a national team of 28 fighters , juniors…

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WORLD KEMPO CHAMPIONSHIPS – 2019

                            THE 16th IKF WORLD KEMPO CHAMPIONSHIPS 2019 Period: 25-27 April 2019 Location: Guadalajara, Spain   RESULTS KATA Female, 10-12 years old 1.   Delyana Kostova (BULGARIA) 2.   Cristina Cano Moya (SPAIN) 3.   Hainagiu Daria (ROMANIA) 3.   Osvald Hanna (HUNGARY)   Female, 12-14…

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WORLD KEMPO CHAMPIONSHIPS 2021

The IKF World Kempo Championships is the gold event of the year for the sport of Kempo. In 2021 this gold event will take place in between 18-24 October 2021 in the great contry of Tunisia, being organized in the best touristic location, Hammamet. Stay tuned for more informations!

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OLYMPIC VALUES

The Olympic Values Education Programme is a series of free and accessible teaching resources that have been created by the IOC. Using the context of Olympic sports and the core principles of Olympism, participants are encouraged to experience values-based learning and to assume the responsibilities of good citizenship. It communicates the benefit of sport and…

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IOC – THE ROLE OF SPORT

IOC’S PRESIDENT HIGHLIGHTS INCREASED ROLE OF SPORT AND SOLIDARITY IN THE NEW YEAR’S MESSAGE In his New Year’s video message sent to the Olympic community today, President Thomas Bach recalls how the role of sport in different aspects of society has been strengthened during the COVID-19 pandemic. “The role of sport for physical and mental…

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PARENTS PLAY AN IMPORTANT ROLE IN SPORT

To keep your childs interested and enjoying sport, make it a positive experience for them. Focus on having fun, having a go and being active, rather than winning or losing. You, as parents, can help your child develop a positive sporting attitude by praising the team’s or othre children’s efforts, even if they don’t win.…

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SOCIAL BENEFITS OF SPORT

Here’s a rundown of sport’s top 10 psychological and social benefits for kids… 1. CAMARADERIE Joining a sports team gives kids a sense of belonging and the opportunity to make new friends. Some may even become buddies for life! 2. LEARNING TO LOSE Bad sportsmanship is an ugly thing. No one likes a sore loser. However,…

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YOUTH DEVELOPMENT THRU MARTIAL ARTS

Whilst there are many models for youth or sport programmes, there has been very little systematic attempt to determine the effectiveness of these programmes as youth development tools. This report was commissioned to design an evaluation framework that could be used as a benchmark for measuring the effectiveness of existing programmes and to identify the…

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PEACE AND SPORT

Sport and Peace Sport as a universal language can be a powerful tool to promote peace, tolerance and understanding by bringing people together across boundaries, cultures and religions. Its intrinsic values such as teamwork, fairness, discipline, respect for the opponent and the rules of the game are understood all over the world and can be…

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INTERNATIONAL DAY OF SPORT 2019

Sport has historically played an important role in all societies, be it in the form of competitive sport, physical activity or play. But one may wonder: what does sport have to do with the United Nations? In fact, sport presents a natural partnership for the United Nations (UN) system. Sport as a Fundamental Right The…

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SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT THROUGH SPORT

“The goal of Olympism is to place sport at the service of the harmonious development of man, with a view to promoting a peaceful society concerned with the preservation of human dignity.” Fundamental Principles of Olympism, Olympic Charter.    The IOC President, Thomas Bach, regularly emphasizes that “sport is not just physical activity; it promotes…

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KEMPO ADAPTADO

KEMPO ADAPTADO refers to a modality of Kempo in which competition rules have been established in order to accommodate fair competitions among athletes with disabilities. KEMPO ADAPTADO is focused on developing the ancient discipline of Kempo for wheelchair athletes, visually impaired athletes and athletes with mental disabilities.  In 2016 the International Kempo Federation created the…

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IKF ANTIDOPING

ANTI-DOPING IKF aims for eliminating doping in sport, as well as protecting its athletes and the values of a clean sport, in compliance with WADA rules. Anti-doping constitutes a range of activities aimed at eliminating doping in sport, as well as protecting clean athletes and the integrity and values of sport. To this end, it…

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ADAMS

ADAMS ADAMS, the ANTI-DOPING ADMINISTRATION & MANAGEMENT SYSTEM, has been created to monitor the selected athletes 365 days, day by day, 24/24 hours. The Anti-Doping Administration & Management System (ADAMS) was developed by WADA as a  Web-based database management system that simplifies the daily activities of all stakeholders and athletes involved in the anti-doping system.…

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SUPPORT AND PROTECT CLEAN ATHLETES

IKF respect and follows the IOC’ s and WADA rules and principles for promoting and developing a clean sport free of drugs. The athletes are at the heart of the Olympic Movement and of the sport of Kempo as well. The IKF’s priority is the protection of the clean athletes and to support them on…

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SAY NO TO DOPING

The SAY NO TO DOPING campaign promoted by WADA (World Anti-Doping Agency) is a great opportunity to cooperate and spread the message of clean sport in a fun and interesting way. All the players, spectators, as well as different Anti-doping organisations, are involved in promoting clean and fair sport. The aim of the SAY NO TO DOPING campaign…

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WHAT IS PROHIBITED

The Prohibited List is a cornerstone of the World Anti-Doping Code and a key component of harmonization. The List is updated annually following an extensive consultation process facilitated by WADA. The Prohibited List  is updated annually following an extensive consultation process facilitated by WADA. The List identifies the substances and methods prohibited in- and out-of-competition, and in…

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FIGHT FOR A CLEAN SPORT

Blood doping is among the most well-known methods of doping in sport. The IKF Kempo as a follower of WADA Code, strongly fight for a world where all athletes can participate in a doping-free sporting environment. The IKF fight for protecting the rights of all Kempo athletes in relation to anti-doping, contributing to the integrity in sport.…

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WADA CODE

The World Anti-Doping Code  is the document that harmonizes regulations regarding anti-doping in sport across all sports and all countries of the world. The WADA Code provides a framework for anti-doping policies, rules, and regulations for sport organizations and public authorities. ACCESS WADA CODE HERE

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EUROPEAN KEMPO CHAMPIONSHIPS-2019

EUROPEAN KEMPO CHAMPIONSHIPS 2019 Period: 24-26 October 2019 Location: Lisbon, Portugal   RESULTS T R A D I T I O N A L KATA SOFT Female, 8-10 y.o. 1. Matilde Barbosa (PORTUGAL) 2. Daniela Pereira (PORTUGAL) 3. Diana Silva (PORTUGAL) 3. Leoni De Corte (BELGIUM) Female, 10-12 y.o. 1. Maria Maximo (PORTUGAL) 2. Luz…

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WORLD KEMPO CHAMPIONSHIPS – 2019

                            THE 16th IKF WORLD KEMPO CHAMPIONSHIPS 2019 Period: 25-27 April 2019 Location: Guadalajara, Spain   RESULTS KATA Female, 10-12 years old 1.   Delyana Kostova (BULGARIA) 2.   Cristina Cano Moya (SPAIN) 3.   Hainagiu Daria (ROMANIA) 3.   Osvald Hanna (HUNGARY)   Female, 12-14…

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KEMPO PORTUGAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE MEMBER

(11.11.2020) Great achievements of IKF sport of Kempo in Portugal, by becoming fully NOC recognized. Congratulations FPL-Kempo for becoming a proud member of the National Olympic Committee of Portugal! Amazing achievement after decades of hard working and dedication for promoting and developing KEMPO as an official sport worldwide. UNITED FOR THE OLYMPIC DREAM!

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OLYMPIC SUMMIT 2020

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has convened the 9th Olympic summit for Saturday 12 december 2020. This meeting will be held iscussions will focus on several topics of interest and concern to the Olympic Movement, including the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022, the fight against doping, Olympic Agenda 2020, and…

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ANNOUNCEMENT! KEMPO WORLDS CANCELLED

(IKF, 11.03.2020) Due to outbreak of Covid-19 (Coronavirus) worldwide, in order to protect the safety of our athletes, coaches and supporters, it was taken the decision of cancelling all IKF international Kempo sport events till 31.May.2020. The 17th IKF World Kempo Championships will be postponed and organized in between 21-27.September.2020, in the same amazing location…

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SPORT FOR REFUGEES COALITION

At the first ever Global Refugee Forum last year, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the Olympic Refuge Foundation (ORF), in close collaboration with the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), announced the creation of an unprecedented global initiative: a Sport Coalition committed to building a better world for refugees through sport. As the Coalition celebrates its…

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THE POWER TO BELIEVE IN SPORT

The Athlete365 Space, located in the heart of the Youth Olympic Village, is hosting various activities as part of the Athlete Education Programme throughout the YOG, each related to a different aspect of sporting education and integrity. In the first week of the Games, athletes have been visiting the IOC’s Believe in Sport booth and…

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LYON FIGHTING KEMPO CHAMPIONSHIPS

Saturday 09.02.2013 in France, Villeurbanne 69100, sport hall “Raphael de Barros” Results:  FIGHT CARD  1.    Johan Romming (winner)vs. Malik Merad  2.    Fontaine Olivier (winner) vs. Benchora Sofiane 3.    Hasni Issem (winner) vs. Lamboley Julien 4.    Hadjar Nouredine (winner) vs. Bendoui Yacine 5.    Chaibeddra Chabane (winner) vs. De Olivera Marcio 6.    Bagal Jean (winner) vs. Roustang Rémi 7.    Motaldo Patrick (winner) vs. Lede Gerald  8.    Lapierre Ludovic (winner) vs. Sevir Sophien 9.    Bendris Nawfel (winner) vs. Djelali Sophien 10. Trabelsi Khalil vs. Reynaud Anthony – (match null) 11. Baysarov Ibragim (winner) vs. Pack…

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IKF & SPORTACCORD (London, 2011)

IKF OFFICIAL REPORT – SPORTACCORD CONVENTION 2011London, UK (03 – 08 April, 2011) SportAccord MissionSportAccord’s mission is to unite, support and promote its Member international sports federations and organisations for the co-ordination and protection of their common aims and interests, communication and co-operation, while at the same time conserving and respecting their autonomy. SportAccord RoleSportAccord…

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IKF KEMPO & WILSON KIPKETER

Amatto Zaharia and Eric La Rocca , the official IKF delegates to SportAccord Convention held in London 2011 , had a great and succesful meeting with one of the greatest athletes in the world , Wilson Kipketer .  Wilson Kipketer (born 12 December 1972) is a Kenyan born Danish former middle distance runner. He holds the current indoor world records at the 1000 and 800 metres distance. While dominating the 800…

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IKF KEMPO & WAKO PRO

The largest kickboxing organization in the world , WAKO ( World Association of Kickboxing Organizations) was a great partner of IKF Kempo during SportAccord Convention 2011 . WAKO is the largest unified kickboxing organization in the world. In 2006, the International Amateur Kickboxing Sports Association (I.A.K.S.A) and W.A.K.O merged, making it possible for their acceptance by the General Association of…

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AMATTO ZAHARIA REWARDED BY O-SPORT

Amatto Zaharia , IKF Executive-President has been rewarded by Mr. Manoucheri representing O-Sport , during the World Championships 2011 / O-Sport rules , organized by Turkish Self-Defense Federation represented by Hassan Yildiz , in 24-28.March.2011 in Antalya,Turkey . In this event,  Romanian Kempo Federation participated succesfully with a national team of 28 fighters , juniors…

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KEMPO K1 SUPERKOMBAT

The Romanian Kempo Federation , a proud member of The International Kempo Federation , agreed a partnership with the largest kickboxing organization in the world WAKO PRO (World Association of Kickboxing Organizations) and the most influent romanian professional combat sports promoter Eduard Irimia , for organizing a series of professional galas , live on TV…

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CHAMPIONS CHALLENGE 6 (Tulcea-Romania, 2005)

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CHAMPIONS CHALLENGE 5 (SIBIU – ROMANIA, 2004)

MIRCEA SABOU (Romania) winner by decision vs. THOMAS BERTIN (France) LIVIU IONESCU (Romania) winner by decision vs. MOHAMMED TEMAR (France) RUS TRAIAN (Romania) winner by decision vs. FABRICE NOLBACE (France)  TESTE LEVY (France) winner by disqualification vs. SILVIU CUDALBU (Romania) FREDERIC FEYFANT (France) winner by submission vs. STEFAN GHEBA (Romania) MARIAN IORDAN (Romania) winner by KO vs. CRISTOPHE GAUTHIEROT (France) MIHAITA GOLESCU (Bucuresti) winner by…

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