referees for official tournaments
(including world cup tournaments,
international ,national, tournaments,
and local tournaments for each country)
should have an International Official
Official Referee Licenses are given
based on a skill test and written
test or thesis, after discussion.
Official Referee seminars will be
held in each country and area, and
after discussion, International Official
Referee Licenses and diplomas are
of International Official Referees:
Class-C Referee (lowest rank)
licenses are effective for one year.
Referees need to have additional accreditation
in future to continue as an international
referee following expiration of the
of International Official Referees
attitude of referees strongly affects
the success of Koshiki Karatedo tournaments.
Accordingly, it is critical that:
Referees are neutral;
Referees have dignity and a stately
Referees carefully watch every match
and judge each movement correctly;
Referees do not discuss the results
of matches except with auditors, other
referees and competitors during the
Referees must make each judgment clearly
and quickly, with punctual timing
and full confidence.