EGKF General meeting, 19.9.2003, Elvas, Portugal
Allocution of the vice-mayor of the city of Elvas
Invitation of the General secretary Mr. Jiri Bocek
Invitation and the report (power point presentation) of the EGKF
Mr. Humberto Oliveira:
and statistics, graphs – memberships development of the EGKF
has the aim of promoting, organising, regulating and popularising
Goju-Ryu Karate-Do. To fulfil our purposes, E.G.K.F. will follow the
line, rules and goals established by the World Karate Federation (WKF).
National Federations have been contacted by E.G.K.F. Some didn’t
reply (Andorra, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Croatia, England, Ireland,
Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Northern Ireland,
Norway, Scotland and Serbia & Montenegro).
stated Goju as inexistent: Cyprus, Estonia, Malta, San Marino,
Turkmenistan and Wales.
Goju has diminished expression, e.g. Turkey (3 dojos).
gave us addresses of Goju dojos, which we have contacted, with no
further results: Finland, France, Netherlands and Sweden.
Others pass away our information to Goju groups:
Armenia and Iceland.
Approving of the EGKF regulations: agree 10 against
Approving of the EGKF referee rules : agree 10 against
Czech Federation asked EGKF to release from the referee board Mr.
Bocek and advises
Mr. Musil Jaromir.
Austrian Federation asked EGKF to release from the referee board Mr.
advises Mr. Huber Andreas.
Next advised person to the referee board: Nuno Cardeira (Portugal)
Complete EGKF referee board has:
Vitaliano Morandi (Italy)
Uwe Portugal (Germany)
Next congress will develop the Medical board.
Romania changed the group as a member of EGKF, president Suciu
New design of the EGKF internet pages you can find on
Official letter to the all countries, which don’t pay an EGKF fee
for more, then three
years, will loose the membership.
Presentation of Austria (St. Poelten) – organiser of the 5th
Juniors and Cadets 2004 in termin 8.-10.October 2004. The age
categories: 16-17,18- 20
(WKF system) and one category more 14-15 years old.
Former European champion has the
opportunity to start in the same categories, plus
the regular two competitors from the country
(only in individuals).
Next European Championships: 2005: Spain, Barcelona and Germany,
Berlin cancel their
reservation for the organisation. Vienna (Austria) will hold the
next 12th European Senior
6th Juniors and Cadets – Belgium (Leopoldsburg)
13th Seniors – Germany (Dortmund)
Constitutive committee of the WGKF (World Goju Ryu Karate Do
Bocek Jiri (Czech), Oliveira Humberto (Portugal) and Tiberi Marcello
(Italy) present an
found this World Federation and offer of proposal to organize the
Championships in Assisi (Italy) 2008 presented by Marcello Tiberi.