Reviewed / Reissued: 1st January 2023
Shotokan Connect is an actively inclusive organisation which encourages the participation of a diverse range of individuals from all sections of the community. People who wish to train and learn with us are warmly welcomed, whatever their race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, sexual or gender identity, physical or mental health, social or family background, religion, language or age (subject only to minimum age limits for younger children set by individual clubs.) Both new beginners and experienced karate practitioners are welcome.
In line with this, all club instructors are committed to ensuring that:
Further guidance about the inclusion of students from groups which are frequently underrepresented in sport, can be found on the EKF website:
Further, detailed guidance for instructors about students with specific disabilities can be found on the following link: