PRIME and inclusive martial arts. The web site and the Guide for Coaches are online

As you have already had the chance to learn about this project, PRIME – Participation, Recreation and Inclusion through Martial Arts Education is co-funded by the European Union Programme ERASMUS+, and intends to develop a high-quality coaching framework to encourage the participation of people with disabilities in martial arts in Europe.

PRIME framework is the first in its kind, and falls under the context of theEuropean Qualification Framework (EQF) and of other internationals standards in the sector, such as the International Sport Coaching Framework.

WKSI – Wadokai Karatedo Shingitai Italia, official branch of JKF Wadokai and sports association acknowledged by CONI, affiliated to the sports promotion organization CSEN and registered at Italy’s Ministry of Labour and Social Policiesas Social Promotion Associationis the only Italian partner of PRIME. Thanks to our on-the-field experience e.g. the project Abili al Karate, we could provide an extremely relevant contribution to drawing up the guide-lines for martial arts coaches.

The PRIME web site available at is delivered in four languages, English, French, German and Italian.

We heartily recommend all karate, judo, aikido, jujutsu, kung-fu coaches, and in general coaches of martial arts and combat sports to download the Guide for Coaches in PDF. This is a very useful tool, which may even resolve related issues for all those who teach or wish to teach students with disabilities.

Riccardo RitaPRIME and inclusive martial arts. The web site and the Guide for Coaches are online

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