Harassment and abuse have no place in sport

Every athlete should be able to train and compete in a healthy, respectful and supportive environment free from harassment and abuse. Knowing your rights, treating others with respect, knowing how and where to report, and feeling supported in doing so can help create...

Today is the International Kickboxing Day!

Dear WAKO members,   The world of Kickboxing is in celebration today, November 30th, it is the day of the provisional International Olympic Committee recognition of WAKO. On this day we want, with all the power and to the most, to promote values of our sport....

WAKO IF Newsletter – October

The PRESIDENTS message “When you’re part of a team you stand up for your teammates.  Your loyalty is to them.  You protect and support them through the good and bad because they’d do the same for you.  You bleed for them; You bleed with them. ...

WAKO Women in Sport Committee Campaign #HerWinOurWin

WAKO Coaches – our heroes through pandemic Today, even the most powerful people in our society are at the mercy of a virus that knows no rank and no title. On these extraordinary times, women are disproportionally affected with Covid and they have increased...

WAKO IF Newsletter – September

THE IMPORTANCE OF INCLUSION   “The importance of being inclusive reminds of a great quote from Franklin D. Roosevelt – ‘If civilization is to survive, we must cultivate the science of human relationships – the ability of all people, of all...