Kickboxing is a modern contact fighting sport created on the basis of many traditional combat sports and martial arts. Kickboxing is a unique Western response to many Eastern martial arts. It can be practised on competitive or recreational level depending on the aspirations of the kickboxer, but for sure it is a sport designed to improve your overall health, strength and endurance.
WAKO started its activity in Europe in 1976 and was founded in Berlin, Germany on February 26th, 1977. Today WAKO counts of 135 affiliated nations in the 5 continents, of which 106 are officially recognized by either National Olympic Committee or relevant National Government Sports Authority.
The ITA is supporting WAKO with the delivery of their anti-doping program since February 2019.
WAKO currently delegates the services highlighted in blue to the ITA: