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Welcome to all members and visitors to the Karate Association Western Province (KAWP) website. Through this site we aim to provide informative and comprehensive information regarding Karate in the Western Province region as well as South African Karate, both Provincially, Nationally & Internationally.

By being a member of the KAWP you are linked to over 160 countries worldwide as the KSA is a member of the World Karate Federation (W.K.F.). The W.K.F. has full Olympic recognition and conducts the official Senior and Junior/Cadet World Championships on alternate years. Another benefit is ready access to coaching, refereeing and officiating courses and subsequent qualifications.

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Karate South Africa

Today, through the initiatives of KASA, most of the various styles of karate and provinces are totally unified under one body which controls Karate in South Africa. ... Read more

New Executive

In November 2010, a new Executive was elected in which a shock electoral result replaced the outgoing President of 18 years and brought in a new management ... Read more

Tournament Pictures

To view & download high quality Pictures of KAWP Tournaments & Events from 2005  for free

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Style News

The KAWP would like to congratulate Ashihara Karate and its Secretary Hoosain Narker on his dojo reaching/celebrating its 31st Anniversary on 2 September... Read more Karate-Zen had an Inauguration ceremony on 20 April 2011 which ended with the following... Read more...