USA Karate Federation Rank Registration, Certification or Promotion

Rank Registration, Certification and Promotion Application
by The USA Karate Federation - USAKF
USA Karate Website.

USA Karate Federation provides for Registration, Certification of Promotion in the martial arts. 

Registration is simply a registration of the rank issued by your dojo organization. Certification requires that we verify your rank and your references and we will then issue a USA Karate Federation Dan Certificate at your current rank. Should you apply for promotion, then we will arrange for consideration of your application through our various resources around the world. 

The cost for each varies so you need to carefully complete the below application.
This is not for registration, promotion or certification in the USA National Karatedo Federation (USANKF.)

Registration Deadline:December 31, 2015 11:00pm [Eastern Time]

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USA Karate Federation National Office
1550 Ritchie Road
Stow, Ohio 44224

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First Name
Last Name
Address (line 2)
Home Phone
Mobile Phone
This application is for:
Registration is for registering your rank with USA Karate. For USA Karate Certification or Promotion an additional fee is charged for the additional work involved in issuing such credentials.
Rank Applied For:
Requested Effective Date of Credentials
Personal History
Date of Birth
Highest Educational Degree
School/College where received
Karate Resume and History
Age at inception of Martial Arts Training
Month and Year Training Began
Current Martial Arts Instructor or who authorized your rank.
Address of Current Dojo Where Training
Style of Martial Arts
Current Rank
Date Received
For Dan Certification, please list each each Dan level, date received and person/organization giving the rank.
Please describe other Certifications received, date, and person/organization granting the credentials. For example, referee, first aid, ACMA, ASEP.
Name and Contact Information of Three References
Waiver and Release
By voluntarily agreeing to these terms I, the undersigned, state I have read the below waiver and release, understand that I have given up for myself and/or my minor child substantial rights by agreeing to the terms and conditions.

In consideration of participating in any way in any USA Karate athletics/sports program, and related events and activities, and training, the undersigned:
1. Agrees that prior to participating, they will inspect the facilities and equipment to be used, and if they believe anything is unsafe, they will immediately advise their coach or supervisor or USA Karate personnel of such conditions) and refuse to participate.
2. Acknowledge and fully understand that each participant will be engaging in activities that involve risk of serious injury, including permanent disability and death, and severe social and economic losses which might result not only from their own actions, inactions or negligence but the actions, inactions or negligence of others, the rules of play, or the condition of the premises or of any equipment used. Further, that there may be other risks not known to us or not reasonably foreseeable at this time.
3. Assume all the foregoing risks and accept personal responsibility for the damages following such injury, permanent disability or death.
4. Release, waive, discharge and covenant not to sue The USA Karate Federation, its affiliated
clubs, regional sports organizations, their respective administrators, directors, agents,
consultants, coaches, and other employees of the organization, other participants, sponsoring
agencies, sponsors, advertisers, and, if applicable, owners and lessees of premises used to
conduct the event, all of which are hereinafter referred to as "releasees" from any and all liability to each of the undersigned, his or her heirs and next of kin for any and all claims, demands, losses or damages on account of injury including death or damage to property, caused or alleged
to be caused in whole or in part by the negligence of the releasee or otherwise.

Personal Certification
In addition to the above waiver and release of liabiltiy, under penalty of expulsion and removal or credentials received, I hereby confirm that the above facts are a true and accurate presentation of my martial arts history and background. I fully understand that I can be expelled and have any certification or recognition withdrawn in the event of misrepresentation or fraud.
Check this box to indicate that you have read and agree to all of the above terms & conditions
I acknowledge that I am applying for registration, certification, or promotion in The USA Karate Federation and not the USA National Karate-do Federation and that a full refund may not be available should I register in error. By checking this box I accept these additional terms and conditions.

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