Impact of COVID-19 on Grassroots Activity Survey

The last year has been incredibly tough for community clubs. Lockdowns, restrictions and social-distancing has seen many of you temporarily close or reduce your capacity to deliver the activity you love. We are working with the Sport and Recreation Alliance to...

Mental Health and Physical Health are Inseparable!

Mental health and physical health are inseparable and with awareness comes the possibility of change.   While we’ve learned a lot, there’s still so much more we can do to evolve as a society. Check out the link below for more information and ideas on what to do, how...

WAKO IF Newsletter – December 2020

We are all equal in the fact that we are all different. We are all the same in the fact that we will never be the same. We are united by the reality that all colours and all cultures are distinct and individual. We are harmonious in the reality that we are all held to...

R.I.P. Tom Hibbert MBE 1925 – 2020

It is with a heavy heart that we have to announce the passing of Mr Tom Hibbert MBE. Tom was president of WAKO GB for a number of years and helped to make it the organisation that it has become. He retired in 2012 at the grand old age of 87. He was a truly...

The Queen’s New Year’s Honours Lists 2021

One of WAKO GB’s very own National Coaches, Sharon Gill, has received a BEM (British Empire Medal) for her services to Kickboxing and to young people in Bristol. NEW YEAR HONOURS are an annual occurrence which recognises the achievements and service of...