Karate Australia

In accordance with the following standards for correct conduct and practice, all members of the AKF Inc. all accept and abide by the following rules as representatives of the AKF Inc:

  • Co-operate with the AKF Inc. in establishing and conducting a quality program of karate.
  • Work towards the positive promotion of Karate in the community.
  • Behave in a dignified manner whilst representing the Federation in any capacity and that personal conduct will always be such as to uphold and not injure the standing and reputation of the AKF Inc. within the community.
  • Refrain from the misuse of any official position for personal gain by way of exaggerated or unsubstantiated claims, fraudulent practice or sexual harassment.
  • Adhere to the official dress code whilst representing the Federation.
  • Neither possesses, nor use, prohibited drugs or any banned substances, nor participate in any activity that is illegal or contrary to the policies or interests of the Federation.
  • Make every effort to respect the rights of all people involved in Karate regardless of gender, race, religion or social status.
  • Endeavour to regularly improve and upgrade knowledge and professionalism as a representative of the Federation.
  • Keep confidential all matters, which may be learned, in any official capacity.

Failure to comply with any of the above will be dealt with under the AKF Inc. Rules of Association Part II Membership Rule 12 Behaviour & Discipline of Members


Please Note: When training of ShotokanFit is held at a public or private facility members must comply with the appropriate rules and regulations of those venues.

Membership will now also include individual membership to Australian Karate Federation Limited to provide Public Liability and Player Accident Insurance for everyone who trains at ShotokanFit. Insurance is a requirement of the Benowa State School, Queensland Karate Association, and other public venues.

In consideration of the ShotokanFit accepting my application to train in Karate with ShotokanFit and to compete in any tournament organised by ShotokanFit, I agree to indemnify ShotokanFit and Alexandria Armour against all claims, suits or demands of any nature whatsoever however caused or occurring including but without limiting the foregoing the negligence, breach of contract, wilful act or default of ShotokanFit arising out of or in the course of my participation in Karate with ShotokanFit or participation in any tournament organised by ShotokanFit.