RECOGNIZING EXTRAORDINARY ACHIEVEMENT, CONTRIBUTION AND HARD-WORK PROGRAM (R.E.A.C.H.)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, 2020 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 – February 1 through May 1, 2020 at midnight.
- Nominations – nominees must be a SWKKF member, must be a SWKKF register member to nominate.
- Click on the nomination link in the chart below to fill out the form for a particular award
|NAME OF AWARD||LEADERSHIP AWARD||CONTRIBUTOR AWARD||AMBASSADOR AWARD||ATHLETE AWARD|
|APPLICATION LINKS||LEADERSHIP APPLICATION||CONTRIBUTOR APPLICATION||AMBASSADOR APPLICATION||KARATE ATHLETES APPLICATIONS|
|RECOGNITION OF||This award recognizes an individual who demonstrates outstanding leadership and effective mentorship within the SWKKF.||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.||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.
|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.|
|Honour, Humility, Community||Excellence, Community, Humility||Community, Kindness||Community, Kindness|
|NOMINATED BY||Shintani Membership||Shintani Membership||Shintani Membership||Shintani Membership|
|NOMINATION ELIGIBILITY||Yudansha only, excluding senate members. Not eligible in consecutive years.||Yudansha only, excluding senate members. Not eligible in consecutive years.||Shintani members, excluding senate members. Not eligible in consecutive years.||Shintani members, excluding senate members. Not eligible in consecutive years.|
|SELECTED BY||The selection is at the full discretion of the Selection committee.||The selection is at the full discretion of the Selection committee.||The selection is at the full discretion of the Selection committee.||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.||Someone who contributes to committees, policy development, fundraising.||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.
|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.|
CLUB REPS - Each club is also asked to submit a person’s name to be a part of a selection pool to review the nominations for each of the awards. https://form.jotform.
Awards Selection Committee: 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. Awards Selection Committee Link Qualifications (preferred):
- Yudansha and not be part of another SWKKF committee
- Be available May 3-15 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.
|YEAR||PRESIDENTS AWARD||LEADERSHIP AWARD||CONTRIBUTOR AWARD||AMBASSADOR AWARD||MALE ATHLETE AWARD||FEMALE ATHLETE AWARD|
|2018||Jim Atkinson||Shelley McGregor||Marco Reyes||Kris Reynolds||Nicolas Gosselin||Natalie Olson|
|2019||Heather Fidyk||Raye Willms||Darren Humphries||Darren Humphries||Kyle Chambers||Elise Leong-Sit|