Junior & Para Athletes Incentive Program 2019/2020

The Board of Directors of the OKF are pleased to announce that it is launching the Incentive/Grant Program for 2019-2020 Season for Elite and Para athletes.

The total amount of of the grant money to be awarded to all athletes is $15,000; this season will see 2nd place athletes included in the incentive. First place( average of $250) and Second place (average of $125).

Please see the document link below for more information.

Incentive Program 2019/2020

Sensei Khosrow Khaleghpanah

CAO Offers NCCP Competition-Development Course

The Coaches Association of Ontario is hosting an NCCP Competition-Development Course, to be facilitated by Timothy Suzuki.

Location: Latvian Canadian Cultural Centre, 4 Credit Union Dr, North YorkOntarioCanadaM4A 2N8

Date & Time: Saturday December 7, 2019 from 9:00am – 5:30pm

Cost: $120.00- Receive 60% of your course fee back CLICK HERE to apply for a Coach Bursary

Course Description:There is an Excel document to support this workshop. Coaches MUST download and bring it with them to the workshop. Coaches also MUST bring an electronic device to the workshop.You MUST bring in a charged laptop to the course with you. Please bring your charging cable for the laptop as well in case your computer is low batter. You will be sent an Excel file that MUST be downloaded before you arrive onto your computer a week prior to the course.After taking this module you will be able to:

  • Be able to implement general and sport-specific training protocols and methods to effectively develop or maintain the athletic abilities necessary for your sport;
  • Know how to apply training principles and variables to training methods that build fitness, endurance, strength, speed and sport-specific conditioning;
  • Be able to select and adapt testing and training protocols and methods for athletes training from 6 – 9 to 9 – 12 times per week.
*Coaches must be 16 or older to access NCCP multi-sport training in Ontario.*

Haya Earns Bronze at WKF K1

Congratulations go out to Jumaa Haya for earning a Bronze medal finish at the WKF Karate1 Series A Premier League tournament in Chile on September 20-22, 2019.  

Haya was representing Team Canada in Kumite against 74 other athletes from around the world, many ranked and world medalists.  She is pictured far right in this photo.

Haya began by winning her first match against Sweden 5-0, then faced the former Pan American champion from Equador, winning a 4-1 hantai decision.  

She won her next match 5-0 hantai against Brazil. She then faced her most challenging opponent, the previous World Champion and number one ranked athlete from China; the final score was 3-0 for Haya.  

She ended her pool with her only loss to World Medalist Giana from Egypt in a 3-2 hantai decision.

For her Bronze Medal match, Haya fought Grande from Peru, winning 5-0 hantai decision.