2018 YEAR of YOUTH

WAKO Canada has pronounced 2018 as the Year of Youth! Our association continues to make young people a priority.  The year will be kicked off with a developmental tournament on February 24th focused on newer participants.  Both new and experienced athletes will get a chance to enter two new divisions – TAG TEAM KICK-LIGHT divisions […]

2018 WAKO Canada Calendar

WAKO Canada is excited to announce a very active year for both competitions and club development events.   We have added two Development Tournaments to provide opportunities for new competitors.  WAKO Canada is also piloting two new divisions – TAG TEAM KICK LIGHT and CHOREOGRAPHED FOCUS PAD ROUTINES.   These two new divisions are meant to provide […]

Winter Games

Winter Games

In March 2018 the Ministry of Sport will once again bring together over 3000 young athletes, 500 coaches, and 200 officials from across Ontario to participate in the 2018 Ontario Winter Games. The OWG is the largest multisport event in Canada and a very exciting event for all. The event is subsidized by the Ministry […]


East West Battle Series

The EAST vs WEST Battles Series I was a huge success. Team Canada faced Team China in a 10 bout team event. The event was staged at the Hershey Center with over 4000 spectators and over 60 Million viewers on PPV. The production set an incredible standard for kickboxing shows anywhere in the world! The […]

Hungry World Championship

Hungary World Championships

 The WAKO World Championship to be held in Budapest Hungry is expected to be the largest WAKO Championship in history. For the first time in many years all The 2017 Worlds will have the Ring sports of K1, Low Kick and Full Contact and the Tatami sports of Point Fighting, Light Contact, Kick Light and […]

Rock Athletics

WAKO Canada has many active clubs from Vancouver right across to St. Johns. Rock Athletics in Newfoundland has been the hub of east coast competitions for many years. In fact the club has fielded more athletes on National teams that any other club in the country! The head instructor Robbie Wiseman is a trendsetter in […]

World Games Poland

World Games

Jason Hinds just returned just from Warclaw, Poland. Our amazingly talented athlete won a silver medal at the IOC World Games in Warclaw. The World Games is an IOC event similar to the Olympic Games. Jason was one of two Canadians that qualified for the Games with a Gold medal performance in Mexico as the […]

South Africa Intercontinental Championships

South Africa

WAKO Canada has had a long-standing relationship with WAKO South Africa. Over the past 15 years we have sent 12 National Teams to this most southern African country. Our relationship goes beyond competition as we have conducted seminars for local clubs, had joint training camps with both teams, and have shared resources between our WAKO […]