Welcome to WAKO Team USA Kickboxing


WAKO USA is the United States’ division of the World Association of Kickboxing Organizations
and the governing body of Amateur kickboxing sport certified by Sport Accord.

WAKO USA assists event promoters by sanctioning their amateur kickboxing events as well as professional kickboxing events in association with WAKO PRO.  WAKO USA sanctioning events in three Ring rule styles: FCR, Low Kick, and K-1 and four Tatami rule styles: Point Fighting, Kick Light, Light Contact and Forms.

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Meeting with IOC President, Thomas Bach

WAKO representatives had the first official meeting with IOC President Thomas Bach during the Sport Accord Convention in Australia.

WAKO President Roy Baker and WAKO Vice President Espen Lund met Mr. Bach for a pre-arranged formal meeting. The first in the history in the Kickboxing Sport, during which Mr. Bach congratulated and welcomed WAKO and Kickboxing into the Olympic family.

As a token IOC President Bach was presented a commemorate plate from WAKO President Roy Baker. Mr. Bach said that Kickboxing and WAKO came a long way and made significant improvements and therefore deserves the recognition of the IOC (International Olympic Committee).

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Contact WAKO USA

Whether you want to ask a quick question we are here to help! We will respond to E-mailed inquiries or requests within 48 hours (2 business days)