"You are not finished when you lose. You are finished when you quit."
Hanshi Masaru Shintani

RECOGNIZING EXTRAORDINARY ACHIEVEMENT, CONTRIBUTION AND HARD-WORK PROGRAM


SWKKF VISION

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.

R.E.A.C.H. OBJECTIVES

In striving to meet our SWKKF Vision, the R.E.A.C.H. Awards will be recognizing some of the organization’s leaders, contributors, ambassadors, scholars and karate-ka for their contributions and achievements over the past year that embody the SWKKF core values.

The Shintani Wado Kai Karate Federation will be present the Recognition Awards at the banquet following the National Memorial Tournament on May 25, 2019 in Simcoe, ON.

WHAT DO YOU NEED TO DO?

SELECTION COMMITTEE: Each club is asked to submit a person’s name to be a part of a selection pool. This person must be a yudansha and not be part of any SWKKF committee and be available May 1-5 via email. The selection committee will be selected from the pool, taking into consideration any potential conflicts of interest. If you are interested in being on this Committee, talk to your Club Sensei and then fill out the form on our Submission Link. 

Submission link can be found here: Selection Committee

NOMINATION PERIOD
FEBRUARY 20, 2019 THROUGH APRIL 28, 2019 AT MIDNIGHT

NOTE: in order to nominate you must be a currently registered SWKKF member. Nominees must be a currently registered SWKKF member.

Follow the hyperlinks links below to fill out the nomination form.

NAME OF AWARD

LEADERSHIP AWARD

CONTRIBUTOR AWARD

AMBASSADOR AWARD

KARATE ATHLETE AWARD

MALE & FEMALE

LINKS

Leadership

Contributor

Ambassador

Karate Athletes

NOMINATION ELIGIBILITY

Yudansha excluding senate members

Yudansha excluding senate members

Shintani members excluding senate members

Shintani members excluding senate members

KEY ASSOCIATED VALUES

Honour, Humility, Community

Excellence, Community, Humility

Community, Kindness

Excellence, Kindness

RECOGNITION OF:

qualities of leadership and mentorship within the SWKKF

contributions to committees, governance, policy development, financial sustainability within the SWKKK

promotion of activities to raise awareness and funds for the SWKKF and their greater community

training, tournament both through participation and excellence in results

EXAMPLE

Someone who demonstrates leadership 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. Raises funds for charitable organizations. Promotes 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.

Sensei Denis Labbé,

President SWKKF

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: September 18, 2019 | Shintani Wado-Kai Karate Federation © 2019