Lauren Salisbury British Karates first Youth Olympic Bronze Medalist

David Smith BKF Patron

High Performance karate coach vacancy

Charlotte Hope GB’s first Youth Olympian in Karate

UK Sport investment

BKF 4 Nations 2017

European Championship Success

British Karate Federation International Open 2017 Update

Karate in the Olympics

Violet Brown

Violet started practicing karate in 1988 with the Northern Ireland Karate-do Wado-kai, training under Oliver Brunton.

She is Treasurer of the Northern Ireland Karate Board.

In June 2008 Violet qualified as a kumite referee with the European Karate Federation, and is Ireland's only female international official.