RECOGNIZING EXTRAORDINARY ACHIEVEMENT, CONTRIBUTION AND HARD-WORK PROGRAM (R.E.A.C.H.)


ABOUT THE PROGRAM

The Shintani Wado Kai Karate Federation will be launching the Culture of Recognition Program at the banquet following the National Memorial Tournament on May 23, 2021 in Simcoe, ON.

The Shintani Culture of Recognition Program will be recognizing some of the organization’s leaders, contributors, ambassadors, scholars and karate-ka for their contributions and achievements over the past year.

  • Nomination period – Feb 1 through May 1, 2021 at midnight.
  • Nominations – nominees must be SWKKF member
  • Must be a SWKKF register member to nominate

SELECTION COMMITTEE SIGNUP

Each club is asked to submit a person’s name to be a part of a selection pool to review the nominations for each of the awards.

Qualifications (preferred):

  • Yudansha and not be part of another SWKKF committee
  • Be available May 3-9 via email
  • Be willing to spend time reviewing the nominations

On May 2 the selection committee will be created from the pool, taking into consideration any potential conflicts of interest.


LEADERSHIP
AWARD


RECOGNITION OF

This award recognizes an individual who demonstrates outstanding leadership and effective mentorship within the SWKKF.

CONTRIBUTOR
AWARD


RECOGNITION OF

This award recognizes an individual who has truly made a difference to the SWKKF through their contribution to committees, governance, policy development, or financial sustainability within the SWKKF.

AMBASSADOR
AWARD


RECOGNITION OF

This award recognizes an individual with a strong, positive voices, who advocates, raises awareness or enhances the image of the SWKKF in the greater community.

ATHLETES
AWARD


RECOGNITION OF

This award recognizes an individual who excels as a karateka through their dedication to training, attending tournament and clinic opportunities and achieving excellence as a result of this dedication.


KEY ASSOCIATED VALUES

Honour, Humility, Community

KEY ASSOCIATED VALUES

Excellence, Community, Humility

KEY ASSOCIATED VALUES

Community, Kindness

KEY ASSOCIATED VALUES

Community, Kindness


NOMINATED BY

Shintani Membership

NOMINATED BY

Shintani Membership

NOMINATED BY

Shintani Membership

NOMINATED BY

Shintani Membership


NOMINATION ELIGIBILITY

Yudansha only, excluding senate members. Not eligible in consecutive years.

NOMINATION ELIGIBILITY

Yudansha only, excluding senate members. Not eligible in consecutive years.

NOMINATION ELIGIBILITY

SShintani members, excluding senate members. Not eligible in consecutive years.

NOMINATION ELIGIBILITY

Shintani members, excluding senate members. Not eligible in consecutive years.


SELECTED BY

The selection is at the full discretion of the Selection committee.

SELECTED BY

The selection is at the full discretion of the Selection committee.

SELECTED BY

The selection is at the full discretion of the Selection committee.

SELECTED BY

The selection is at the full discretion of the Selection committee.


EXAMPLE

Someone who demonstrates leadership and mentorship within a dojo, the SWKKF, with all students, peers, ranking yudansha.

EXAMPLE

Someone who contributes to committees, policy development, fundraising.

EXAMPLE

Someone who travels and supports both inside and outside their club. Member recruitment. Raises funds for charitable Organizations. Brings the SWKKF to community activities. Promotes the activities of the SWKKF.

EXAMPLE

Someone who trains karate over and above the usual karate-ka, attends everything possible in their area, contributes to their dojo and the greater SWKKF.

PREVIOUS RECIPIENTS


PRESIDENTS AWARD

LEADERSHIP AWARD

CONTRIBUTOR AWARD

AMBASSADOR AWARD

ATHLETES AWARD

2018

Jim Atkinson

Shelley McGregor

Marco Reyes

Kris Reynolds

Nicolas Gosselin (Male)


Natalie Olson (Female)

2019

Heather Fidyk

Raye Willms

Darren Humphries

Darren Humphries

Kyle Chambers (Male)


Elise Leong-Sit (Female)

2020

Neil Prime

Bernadine Jugdutt

Lauren Pankratz

Calvin Pittet

Brodie Hicks (Male)


Robin Fidyk (Female)

SWKKF VISION STATEMENT

The Shintani Wado Kai Karate Federation will be the premiere traditional karate and Shindo organization in North America, through the work of our highly skilled and dedicated instructors in developing unparalleled character, skill and pride in our students.

SWKKF MISSION STATEMENT

The Shintani Wado Kai Karate Federation is an inclusive organization modeling Hanshi Shintani's kindness and humility, through the teaching of his traditional karate and Shindo.


Last updated: April 20, 2021 | Shintani Wado Kai Karate Federation © 2021