Athlete Members more

Athlete Annual Membership $60

- Ability to Compete in all USA Karate Signature Events

- Access to Technical Seminars

- Dan Certification

- Quarterly Magazine

- Electronic News and Updates

- Digital Membership Card

Coach and Official Members more

Coach and Official Annual Memberships $75

- All of the Above Benefits

- Coaching Education

- Referee Education and Licensing 

- Safe Sport Compliance

- Access to WKF and PKF Licensing

-Ability to register a Member Club

Lifetime Members more

Lifetime Membership (General, Coach, Official, Athlete): $1500

- All of the Above Benefits from Annual Coach, Official, or Athlete

- Free Admission to Technical Seminars

- Free Admission to Signature Events

Regional Officials more

Regional Official Membership: $60

Benefits similar to those for National Officials.


Club Participant: No Charge

This membership is used to provide Safe Sport compliance and tracking for individuals who are not members of USA Karate but are members of a Member Club.

Safe Sport Requirements more


Athletes and Club Participants 18 Years of Age and older

- SafeSport Training (Required Annually)

Coaches, Officials, and Regional Officials 18 Years of Age and Older

- SafeSport Training (Required Annually)

- Background Check (Required Every 2 Years)


- All Annual Memberships expire on December 31 of the year in which they are purchased.