Scottish Karate Governing Body Limited Annual General Meeting Friday 7th June 2024


Nominations are required for the following position:


  1. Director – Anti-Doping


Nominations for the position must be e-mailed or posted to the SKGB office to be received no later than close of business on Friday 24th May 2024.


Nominations must be made by the association chairman or secretary.                                                                                

James A Miller

Company Secretary

We are pleased to announce that the following members have been selected by Karate Scotland to compete at this years U21 WKF World Championships in October.

Congratulations to everyone.


Max Woods - Male Cadet -52kg

Logan Morrison - Male Cadet -57kg

Cullen Brodie - Male Cadet -70kg

Finlay McClymont - Male Junior -55kg

Joe Gallagher - Male Junior -61kg

Benjamin Packwood - Male Junior -68kg

Alasdair Grantham - Male Junior -76kg

Adam Hamill - Male U21 -60kg

Daniel Lyons - Male U21 -67kg

Ben Woods - Male U21 -75kg

Cameron Furness - U21 -84kg

Ruby Clark - Female Cadet -47kg

Layla Monaghan - Female Cadet - 54kg

Julia Duff - Female Cadet -61kg

Maia Ewing - Female Cadet +61kg

Elize Bauld - Female Junior -66kg

Eve Watt - Female Junior +66kg

Shanelle Gordon - Female U21 -61kg

Kori Fital - Female U21 -68kg

Neve Ewing - Female U21 +68kg

Olivia Cuthbertson - Female Cadet Kata

Emma Russell - Female Junior Kata

Louise Smith - Female U21 Kata

Jamie Borthwick - Male Cadet Kata

Dylan Walker - Male Junior Kata


Best Regards

Paul Giannandrea

Karate Scotland Chairman

The Scottish Karate Governing Body Limited are looking to increase the CWPS committee with a further two positions.


A job description is attached.


Please note this is a voluntary position with expenses paid to cover travel costs.


Closing date for applications Friday 22nd March 2024

Happy International Women's Day!

 The SKGB would like to wish our members a happy International Women's Day. Congratulations and thank you to every woman and girl who has started karate this year, continued to improve their karate, dedicated their time to coaching in communities across Scotland, gained qualifications as coaches or officials, or taken part in competitions at home and abroad. We have a wealth of talented women and girls in Karate Scotland who continue to inspire women, men, girls and boys alike - thank you! 

Some Karate Scotland highlights include:

Elise Bauld - European Junior Champion!

Neve Ewing - World Combat Games Bronze Medallist!


Karate Scotland Periods infographic report

We delighted to publish the periods and karate report in the Karate Scotland website! You can access the report on the attached PDF document.

Many thanks to everyone who took part in this research. 

We are also delighted to be able to share this report that both tells us how women and girls experience periods at karate and provides guidance for coaches, women and girls - enjoy!

 Best wishes,

Chloe Maclean

Karate Scotland Director of women and girls interests

Please see details and registration links to attend our forthcoming coach/tatami pass course. Venue: Karate Scotland training venue, main street, Throsk, Stirling FK7 7NA Friday 15th September 2023 - Coaches/Tatami Pass Course 6.30 - 8.30pm • Association Pass: 18yrs plus without a coaches licence (local events ONLY) Cost £30.00 • National Pass: 18yrs Plus must hold a current caoches licence (All events) Cost £40.00 • WKF/EKF certified coaches do not need to attend. • No examination, course only. • Coaches/Tatami passes valid for 2 years. Please click here to register and pay. (select association or national from the fee drop down menu. Best Regards Karate Scotland Referees commission
Referees course with Javier Escalante World & European Chief Referee with Robert McQueen, Stuart Robertson and Gordon Gavienas
Karate Scotland is fully committed to safeguarding the welfare of all children in its care. It recognises the responsibility to promote safe practice and to protect children from harm, abuse, and exploitation. For the purposes of the policies and associated procedures a child is recognised as someone under the age of 18 years. Karate Scotland staff and volunteers will work together to embrace difference and diversity and respect the rights of children and young people. Karate Scotland have officially adopted and implemented CHILDREN1st and Sportscotland standards for Child Well-being and Protection in Sport (CWPS) as mandatory policies for all members. For full details go to home page and click on the tile Child Wellbeing and Protection in Sport.
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