Turkish Kickboxing Federation held a seminar between 06-08 February, 2015 in Antalya with the attendance of WAKO IF Vice President, Mr. Nasser Nassiri, WAKO Chief Referee Mr. Brian W. Beck, ex-world champion Mr. Emmanuele Bozzoloni, Coach of Russian National Kickboxing Team Mr. Iurii Filiminov, Ivan Baev and Roman Chizhov. The seminar which hosted more than 1000 coaches and referees from all over the country started with a programme on athlete health, nutrition and dopings and later on carried out with the rules of tatami and ring sports, scorings and musical forms with demonstrations.
Salim Kayici, the President of the Turkish Federation, member of WAKO IF Executive Board and the Vice President of WAKO Europe, stated in his inaugural speech, after welcoming the +1000 people who were present, “We have added this seminar to our programme in order to improve our works to carry the ever-rising Kickboxing to its rightly deserved place. Our goal in holding this seminar is to let the doctors, nutritionists, sport psychologs and the coaches and referees of WAKO to pass on their experiences to our coaches and referees in order to excel in their areas and increase our athletes international successes and the number of the medals.”
President of Turkish Kickboxing Federation
WAKO (IF) Executive Board Member
WAKO Europe Vice President