Rahullah Sarwari: From the refugee to a proud citisen

Rahullah Sarwari: From the refugee to a proud citisen

I came as a refugee to Australia from Afghanistan in 2015.I started kickboxing to make my dreams true. In 2018 represented Australia at World kickboxing championship and I got the honor of holding Australian flag in opening ceremony, which makes me happy and proud.

Rahullah Sarwari

 

  • I came as a refugee to Australia from Afghanistan in 2015.I started kickboxing to make my dreams true. In 2018 represented Australia at World kickboxing championship and I got the honor of holding Australian flag in opening ceremony, which makes me happy and proud.
    Rahullah Sarwari

  • Australia
Tirill: Sport as the tool to help others

Tirill: Sport as the tool to help others

Tirill Nanett from the Norwegian national Team and a part of the Zaatari coaching team:Kickboxing is an arena where I can express myself as a complete human being physically, mentally and spiritually.Some of the most meaningful moments in kickboxing were when I have had the opportunity to help others. Whether it has been to be there for a friend in my team going through times, helping a teenager developing personal and kickboxing skills, or teaching self defense to women in the Syrian refugee camp, Zaatari, the small moments when I have been lucky to do something helpful for others has made a big impact on my life.
  • Teaching self defense to women in the Syrian refugee camp, Zaatari are the small moments when I have been lucky to do something helpful for others which has made a big impact on my life.

  • Norway
WAKO President:Positive aspects of sport

WAKO President:Positive aspects of sport

The International Day of Sport for Development and Peace on 6 April is a day to focus on having and wanting a better world where we understand each other, we appreciate each other and we are tolerant and more understanding of the wonderful opportunities our different perspectives brings to the colorful world.We also recognize the role that sport and physical activity plays in communities and in people’s lives across the world.
  • The 6th of April is a key annual day for our sport, it is a day we focus on the positive aspects of sport BUILDING, equality and social inclusion, Building, understanding and tolerance, creating opportunities for the less fortunate to engage and participate in sport.
    It is also to STAND UP against separatism, bigotry, violence, intimidation and gender bias.

  • Ireland
Kids say: Give us a chance!

Kids say: Give us a chance!

Local community of the town Lazarevac in Serbia encourages kickboxing clubs to gather as much children as possible and offer them quality activities during their spare time. Programs defined by professionals and licensed coaches are fighting against obesity and developmental deformities.

 

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  • Life champions are kids who are training kickboxing in the small gym near their homes. They want safety, health and security in their lives. They want to be respected and to have equal access to education and sport they love.

  • Serbia
Success for the girls doesn’t come easy

Success for the girls doesn’t come easy

Inclusion as much girls as possible to get into kickboxing trainings as the way of the empowerment young girls to start and stay in sport.

Traditional gender roles in the local communities define the lifes of girls who are afraid to put the sport at the highest position in the priority life list.

  • The success for the girls doesn't come easy. In kickboxing, everything is about respect, honor and cherish. And learning how to have dreams bigger than your fears.
    Teodora, Jelena and Jelisaveta competitors in kickboxing from Serbia.

  • Serbia