The BKA is governed by the SKGB. This ensures the BKA is regulated to the highest of standards set out by the SKGB. In turn the BKA cannot allow any coach to run a club or teach any student without passing rigorous qualifications and PVG checks.

For further detail regarding the SKGB Governing Body, please visit their web site:


The BKA is happy for any student to undertake external competitive karate competitions. These competitions follow the rules and regulations of the World Karate Federation. For guides and rules please visit the following web site: