World Kickboxing Federation WKF (World Kickboxing Federation) was founded in 1963 in the United States as a sports entity full contact karate.
WKF as private-legal sports entity has changed in the 70 the last century hands several times and then split into two separate branches – Kickboxing and Full contact Karate.
A substantial change for sporting federation WKF occurred in 2008, when the president became Mrs. Alischia Czaja and headquartered Poland.
Since January 2011, authorized the Executive Director Mr. WKF Fritz Exenberger from Vienna, Austria, where he is also the General Secretariat and the main office of the Federation.
WKF in recent years has developed the world’s leading players contact sports and has its representatives in the countries of all continents and regional offices in Europe, Asia, Africa, South and North America. In individual Member States WKF has its appointed agents, who perform their activity either as individuals or through national sporting associations or federations, clubs associating contact sports kickboxing, mma, etc.
WKF is divided into amateur and professional sport.
Amateur sports division coordinates the various international competitions, including World Championships, Europe, Asia, Africa, South and North America, of all ages and disciplines (polokontaktní and contact)
The Division coordinates the professional sports matches of professional national and international titles, including the battles of World champion, champion of continental Europe or the individual weight and adult age categories (men, women) kickboxing (full contact, low-kick, K1), Thaibox or MMA, leads and updates the European and world professional tables, issue permits and certificates for organizing professional titulových matches, participate in matchmaking (search for suitable matches for different athletes including titulových), conducts sport education, ensures the development and education of coaches, referees and international sports managers.
It currently has around WKF hundreds of member states, including the Czech Republic.
The Czech Republic is represented JUDr. Michael Frabša and the Czech Union of Martial Arts (Chubu) to style Kickboxing and Pavel Touš and the Czech Union of MMA (CUMMA) for MMA (mixed martial arts).
JUDr. Michal Frabša
WKF representative for the Czech Republic
Czech Union of combat sports (Česká unie bojových sportů)