TeachAids officially announces a partnership with USA Karate to further understanding of the invisible injury of concussions. USA Karate is the national governing body (NGB) for the sport of Karate in the United States. Their mission is to enable United States athletes to achieve sustained competitive excellence and to promote and grow the sport of Karate in the United States while maintaining the well-being of their members. USA Karate joins 22 US Olympic and Paralympic Committee National Governing Bodies to disseminate the CrashCourse concussion education to its population of coaches, athletes and the larger sports community.
“USA Karate is excited to bring this concussion education to our members. The CrashCourse products bring important information in a form everyone can understand. Knowledge is critical to keeping our athletes safe. ” says Phil Hampel, CEO OF USA Karate.
“We are proud to partner with USA Karate. Their dedication and commitment to promoting safety and well-being is commendable. Together we’ll make great strides in helping to educate our athletes, coaches and parents.” adds Dr. Piya Sorcar, Founder and CEO of TeachAids.
The CrashCourse curriculum will be instituted for free throughout USA Karate’s network nationwide starting today.
The USA National Karate-do Federation (USA-NKF) members are among the ranks of thousands of Karate practitioners and enthusiasts who enjoy the highest caliber support system of Karate in the United States. The USA-NKF has within its technical, administrative, referee, medical and athlete corpus an impressive group of competent, internationally certified, world class Karate personnel of the highest integrity. These men and women are dedicated to the promulgation of Karate-do, to the educational and financial support of its athletes, and to the dissemination of our experience and skill in the martial arts to the community at large. The USA-NKF has within its ranks some of the finest Karate athletes in the world. A USANKF athlete has garnered every World Championship Medal won by the United States in the 15 years we have been competing there. In addition our membership includes eight United State Olympic Committee Karate Athletes of the Year, five World Championships, Individual Bronze and Silver Medallists, and countless other internationally acclaimed junior and senior medallists. USA Karate is a proud member of the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee, Pan-American Karate Federation and the World Karate Federation. For more information on USA Karate, visit https://www.usankf.org/ or follow us on Twitter @usankf, Facebook at USA Karate Team, YouTube at USA Karate, LinkedIn at USA Karate (USA-NKF) and Instagram at @usakarate.