Held every two years, the WKF World Championships are the highest level of competition in karate. The most recent World Championships were held in the TIPS Arena, Linz, Austria, from October 25 to October 30 2016.

Karate World Championships 2018 in Madrid
Karate World Championships 2016 in Linz

Karate1 is an annual programme of up to 10 competitions which take place around the world. WKF awards prizes to the top ranking competitors from each category at the end of the programme.

WKF Karate 1 Premier League

The newly created event comprises four high-level competitions for 2017 and completes the opportunities for Karatekas being offered in Karate 1-Premier League.

WKF Karate 1 Series A

Karate1 Premier League

Karate1 Premier League 2017 events

Karate1 Premier League 2016 events

Karate1 Premier League 2015 events

Karate1 Series A