Sunday 26th Feb – Thursday 9th March, 2023

WKF World Head Office are proud to announce the “Next” WKF International Muaythai Kickboxing Certified Trainer / Fighter’s Training Course – 6 DAYS of intensive Training, as well as our WKF International Referee’s 3 DAYS Course!

Sunday 26th February 2023: Arrive at Perth International Airport, Australia.
Monday 27th February – Saturday 4th March, 2023: WKF International Trainers/Fighters Training 6 days Intensive Course Camp.
Saturday 4th March, 2023 (Evening): Presentation of WKF Certificates and Awards for all Parcipants.
Sunday 5th March, 2023: Sightseeing all around the beautiful City of Perth, Australia.
Monday 6th – Wednesday 8th March, 2023: WKF International Referee/Judge/Timekeeper 3 days Certified Course.
Thursday 9th March, 2023: Last day sightseeing, shopping, discover beautiful Perth Beaches, Restaurants, Cafe’s, Bars, Etc.
Thursday 9th/10th March, 2023: Depart Perth International Airport, Australia back home to Country of residence.


During the 6 days intensive training course, you will be proficient in the following to become a “Qualified” International Accredited Muaythai, K1 Kickboxing Trainer Internationally given on completion after the Course:


Punching techniques are essentially identical to boxing punches, including:

  • Jab – straight punch from the front hand, to either the head or the body, often used in conjunction with the cross
  • Cross (Straight punch)
  • Hook – rounded punch to either the head or body in an arching motion, usually not scored in points scoring
  • Uppercut – rising punch striking to the chin.
  • Short straight-punch usually striking to the chin
  • Backfist usually from the front hand, reverse-back fist and spinning back-fist both usually from the back hand – are strikes to the head, raising the arm and bending the arm at the elbow and then straightening the arm quickly to strike to the side of the head with the rear of the knuckles, common in “light contact”.
  • Flying-punch struck usually from the rear hand, the combatant hops on the front foot, kicking back with the rear foot and simultaneously extending the rear hand as a punch, in the form of “superman” flying through the sky.
  • Cross-counter a cross-counter is a counter-punch begun immediately after an opponent throws a jab, exploiting the opening in the opponent’s position
  • Overhand (overcut or drop) – a semi-circular and vertical punch thrown with the rear hand. It is usually when the opponent bobbing or slipping. The strategic utility of the drop relying on body weight can deliver a great deal of power
  • Bolo punch – a combination of a wide uppercut/right cross/swing that was delivered seemingly from the floor.
  • Half-hook – a combination of a wide jab/hook or cross/hook

    Kru Grand Master Robert Wilesmith (Australia) & Kru Master Les Smith (England)

  • Half-swing – a combination of a wide hook/swing


The standard kicking techniques are:

  • Front Kick or push Kick/high Kick – Striking face or chest on with the heel of the foot.
  • Side Kick – Striking with the side or heel of the foot with leg parallel to the ground, can be performed to either the head or body.
  • Semi-circular Kick or forty five degree roundhouse kick.
  • Roundhouse Kick or circle kick – Striking with the front of the foot or the lower shin to the head or the body in a chopping motion.

There are a large number of special or variant kicking techniques, including spinning kicks, jumping kicks, and other variants such as:

  • Hook Kick (heel kick) – Extending the leg out to the side of the body, and hooking the leg back to strike the head with either the heel or sole.
  • Crescent Kick and forward crescent kick.
  • Axe Kick – is a stomp out kick or Axe kick. The stomp kick normally travel downward, striking with the side or base heel.
  • Back Kick – is delivered with the base heel of the foot.
  • Sweeping – One foot or both feet of an opponent may be swept depending upon their position, balance and strength.

Spinning versions of the back, side, hook and axe kicks can also be performed along with jumping versions of all kicks.


The knee and elbow techniques in Japanese kickboxing, indicative of its Muay Thai heritage are the main difference that separates this style from other kickboxing rules.

  • Straight Knee Thrust (Long-range knee kick or front heel kick). This knee strike is delivered with the back or reverse foot against an opponent’s stomach, groin, hip or spine an opponent forward by the neck, shoulder or arm.
  • Rising Knee Strike – can be delivered with the front or back foot. It makes an explosive snap upwards to strike an opponent’s face, chin, throat or chest.
  • Hooking Knee Strike – can be delivered with the front or back foot. It makes a half circle spin and strikes the sides of an opponent.
  • Side Knee Snap Strike – is a highly-deceptive knee technique used in close-range fighting. The knee is lifted o the toes or lifted up, and is snapped to left and right, striking an opponent’s sensitive knee joints, insides of thighs, groin.


There are three main defensive positions (guards or styles) used in boxing. Within each style, there is considerable variation among fighters, as some fighters may have their guard higher for more head protection while others have their guard lower to provide better protection against body punches. Many fighters vary their defensive style throughout a bout in order to adapt to the situation of the moment, choosing the position best suited to protect them.

  • Slip – Slipping rotates the body slightly so that an incoming punch passes harmlessly next to the head. As the opponent’s punch arrives, the boxer sharply rotates the hips and shoulders. This turns the chin sideways and allows the punch to “slip” past. Muhammed Ali was famous for extremely fast and close slips.
  • Bob and Weavebobbing moves the head laterally and beneath an incoming punch. As the opponent’s punch arrives, the boxer bends the legs quickly and simultaneously shifts the body either slightly right or left. Once the punch has been evaded, the boxer “weaves” back to an upright position, emerging on either the outside or inside of the opponent’s still-extended arm. To move outside the opponent’s extended arm is called “bobbing to the outside”. To move inside the opponent’s extended arm is called “bobbing to the inside”.
  • Parry/Block – Parrying or blocking uses the boxer’s hands as defensive tools to deflect incoming attacks. As the opponent’s punch arrives, the boxer delivers a sharp, lateral, open-handed blow to the opponent’s wrist or forearm, redirecting the punch.
  • The Cover-Up – Covering up is the last opportunity to avoid an incoming strike to an unprotected face or body. Generally speaking, the hands are held high to protect the head and chin and the forearms are tucked against the torso to impede body shots. When protecting the body, the boxer rotates the hips and lets incoming punches “roll” off the guard. To protect the head, the boxer presses both fists against the front of the face with the forearms parallel and facing outwards. This type of guard is weak against attacks from below.
  • The Clinch Clinching is a rough form of grappling and occurs when the distance between both fighters has closed and straight punches cannot be employed. In this situation, the boxer attempts to hold or “tie up” the opponent’s hands so he is unable to throw hooks or uppercuts. To perform a clinch, the boxer loops both hands around the outside of the opponent’s shoulders, scooping back under the forearms to grasp the opponent’s arms tightly against his own body. In this position, the opponent’s arms are pinned and cannot be used to attack. Clinching is a temporary match state and is quickly dissipated by the referee.

Robert Wilesmith (Australia)  Vs Mike Sheppard (USA) World Title




Also covered on the courses are:


WKF President Mr Robert Wilesmith presenting WKF International Course in Kathmandu Nepal

WKF Woreld CEO/President Mr Robert Wilesmith

Welcome to our WKF International Certified Referee/Judges/Timekeepers Course for ALL Amateur and Professional Officials around the World, to participate in this great Course. This Course is designed for all participants to lean all the duties of a WKF Referee/Judge/Timekeeper at any of our WKF Events globally, covering all rules, regulations of each discipline/style of WKF Combat Sports. This Course gives you a great opportunity to learn one of the most important roles of a WKF Official at any WKF International Event globally.
BOOK EARLY, as this Course fills up FAST!


Greenfields (Mandurah East – Perth, WA Australia)

COST: WKF Trainers/Fighters Course – $200.00US per person (Including intensive training program for 6 days) + $5.00US Admin Fee.

COST: WKF International Referee/Judge/Timekeeper (3 days Course) – $100.00US per person + $5.00US Admin Fee.

METHOD OF PAYMENT: Payment to be made “IN FULL” by Moneygram, Western Union Transfer or PAYPAL Bank Transfer in advance.

ENTRY VISA’S INTO PERTH AUSTRALIA: Visa Invitation letters for you to apply for entry visas to Perth Australia will be sent on receiving payment “IN FULL” for the Certified Course. * No Exceptions!

WKF COURSE FACILITATOR: A1 Supervisor & Grandmaster Kru Robert Wilesmith (Former Pro World Kickboxing Champion/World leading Trainer).


To book your place, contact our office: Email at: admin@wkf.org.au

Phone / Whatsapp: +61 45 114 0770.

Program subject to change due to Global Covid Pandemic and Restrictions for Travel which is not the fault of WKF Head Office. No Refunds.

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