Selection Policy

KyokushinKaiKan South Africa

National Selection policy

Introduction

The aim of The KyokushinKaiKan South Africa policy is to ensure a transparent selection process for national teams which will bring pride to South Africa through excellence in performance and national representation.

Selection committee

The selection committee is the KyokushinKaiKan South Africa National Executive.

The Team

The team is any Team which is officially selected to participate in any international event. The Team will be an A team and a B list. Should an athlete selected for the A Team be unable to participate an event an athlete could be considered from the B list.

The event

The event is any international event which is sanctioned for participation by KyokushinKaiKan South Africa as per the rules of participation stipulated by the International Karate Organisation Kyokushin.

Selection

Team selection will be on the basis of the requirements of The Event. Event requirements which could impact the size of the team are aged based competitions, weight based competitions, gender based competitions or open category competitions. These are determined by the International Karate Organisation.

Selection criteria process

The selection committee will select the team on the basis of performance on a national level or on merit and as per IKO invitation.

Qualifying criteria

Weight and gender based competition selections will be made from any athlete which has placed 1st, 2nd or 3rd at any qualifying national event or on merit as determined by the National Executive.

Open weight competition selection will be made from any athlete which has placed in the top four positions in any weight division at any qualifying national event or top eight in any international event.

Merit selection

The selection committee will consider a merit based selection for any athlete recommended by the IKO. This could include but is not limited to individuals who have placed in the 1st, 2nd, or 3rd place at any international event in the year prior to the year of the most recent national event.

KyokushinKaiKan South Africa

National Selection policy

Introduction

The aim of The KyokushinKaiKan South Africa policy is to ensure a transparent selection process for national teams which will bring pride to South Africa through excellence in performance and national representation.

Selection committee

The selection committee is the KyokushinKaiKan South Africa National Executive.

The Team

The team is any Team which is officially selected to participate in any international event. The Team will be an A team and a B list. Should an athlete selected for the A Team be unable to participate an event an athlete could be considered from the B list.

The event

The event is any international event which is sanctioned for participation by KyokushinKaiKan South Africa as per the rules of participation stipulated by the International Karate Organisation Kyokushin.

Selection

Team selection will be on the basis of the requirements of The Event. Event requirements which could impact the size of the team are aged based competitions, weight based competitions, gender based competitions or open category competitions. These are determined by the International Karate Organisation.

Selection criteria process

The selection committee will select the team on the basis of performance on a national level or on merit and as per IKO invitation.

Qualifying criteria

Weight and gender based competition selections will be made from any athlete which has placed 1st, 2nd or 3rd at any qualifying national event or on merit as determined by the National Executive.

Open weight competition selection will be made from any athlete which has placed in the top four positions in any weight division at any qualifying national event or top eight in any international event.

Merit selection

The selection committee will consider a merit based selection for any athlete recommended by the IKO. This could include but is not limited to individuals who have placed in the 1st, 2nd, or 3rd place at any international event in the year prior to the year of the most recent national event.