Traditional Karate North Central Region

Regional Representative of the AAKF for clubs in Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota.

Traditional terms & pronunciation

This document will provide: 1) 49-page PDF listing of common traditional karate terms, pronunciation, definition. 2) 8-page PDF list of common karate terms. 3) Link to listen to how to pronounce the karate term correctly.

Kyu Test Requirements Handbook

This handbook cover all the testing requirement for 9th kyu through 1st Kyu.

Dan Examination Guide

These are the requirements for the levels of Shodan, Nidan and Sandan.

Kata overview for competitors and judges

This guide is an overview of the points necessary for judging kata under the ITKF rules. This is useful for students wishing to improve their kata.

Kata scoring forms

The scoring form used by Judges for individual and team kata.

Kitei- photos step-by-step

A step-by-step photos to Kitei. Kitei is used in Fukugo competition event. The kata is demonstrated by Sensei Joel Ertl and presented by the Technical Committee of the NCR.

Kitei - illustration step-by-step

Step-by-step illustration of kitei with detail stance name, technique, direction, etc.

Kumite hand signals - center referee

The hand signals and terminology used by Center referee in kumite competition.

Kogo procedure - Brown belt 3rd-1st kyu

Step-by-step kogo procedure, terms, penalties, and points for 3rd to 1st kyu level competitors.

Kumite Procedure - Black Belt

Procedures for starting/stopping/ending a kumite match. As well as awarding points, penalties, draws, and overtime match.

Technical Committee application for NCR

This is the application form that must be submitted for membership in the NCR Technical Committee. Please review the Technical Committee requirements before submitting this form.

Technical Committee Requirements for NCR

This document explains the requirements and procedures for anyone wishing to apply for membership in the NCR Technical Committee. New members are considered each year in November.

Dan Registration - AAKF Form

Once you passed your dan examination, you must register your dan rank with both the AAKF and WTKF organizations. Cost is $150.00 ($50-AAKF/$100-WTKF). Make check payable to AAKF. Complete both forms: AAKF Dan reg form. WTKF-APPLICATION-FORM. Mail your check and forms to: Midwest Karate Association St. Paul, 762 E. 7th St., St. Paul, MN 55106

Dan Registration - WTKF Form

Once you passed your dan examination, you must register your dan rank with both the AAKF and WTKF organizations. Cost is $150.00 ($50-AAKF/$100-WTKF). Make check payable to AAKF. Complete both forms: AAKF Dan reg form. WTKF-APPLICATION-FORM. Mail your check and forms to: Midwest Karate Association St. Paul, 762 E. 7th St., St. Paul, MN 55106

NCR Bylaws

These are the bylaws accepted by the NCR Board of Governors in 2020 year-end.

Kumite/kata - Kyu level competition rules/procedures

NCR's adult and youth kyu level kumite/kata competition rules and procedures for our region.










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