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BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING HELD ON 15 FEBRUARY 2015

      1. Members were notified of the meeting held on 15 February 2015 via e-mail and SMS.
      2. The meeting was held at 21 Swart Street, Randpark Ridge, Johannesburg.

 

  1. The following members are present at the meeting:

 

3.1.Mladen Bobic (President)

3.2.Joseph Moloi (Vice President)

3.3.Gert Nell (Deputy President)

3.4. Dale Ingram (Marketing)

3.5.Bridgette Schutte (Treasurer)

3.6.Ralph Guastella (OC)

3.7.Pete Motaung (Ethical Development)

3.8.Rayno Lisbon (Technical Development)

3.9.Lloyd Lisbon (Anti-doping commission)

The following persons are present as observers:

3.10.          Ravitash Brojmatun

3.11.          Hannah Wilke

3.12.          Micki J

 

  1. Eight of the nine members are present at the meeting and therefore Quorum is reached. The absent member is Dale Ingram.

 

  1. The presidents report is presented by Mladen Bobic and the following points are highlighted in this report:

 

The main points for 2014 which we have managed to executive:

 

5.1   In 2014, 7 tournaments are held in total over 12 months.

5.2   We applied to register K1 Kickboxing South Africa as a Non-profit Organisation in January 2014 and we have finally managed to register.

 

5.3   Vote to approve the president’s report

 

Yes: 8 members

No: 0 members

Absent: 1 member

Therefore the president’s report is approved by a majority of the members.

  1. The treasurer’s report and budget for the 2015 financial period is presented and submitted by Bridgette Schutte to the board of directors. She informed them that there were donations are received at the beginning of the financial period however further funding is required to meet the budget requirements.

 

6.1. VOTE: To approve the budget for the 2015 financial period.

 

Yes: 8 members

No: 0 members

Absent: 1 member

 

Therefore the budget for 2015 is approved by a majority decision of the board.

 

  1. Minutes for previous meeting held at 21 Swart Street , Randpark Ridge, Johannesburg on 15 November 2014 and the following points are discussed:

 

7.1.Calendar for 2015

7.2.WKN registration of 150 Euros per year

7.3.WKN Belts to be purchased amounting to 170 Euros

7.4.Completion of NPO Registration

7.5.Insurance for fighters (in process)

The outstanding point is for insurance and the board decided that Lloyd Lisbon will follow up on this matter.

7.6.Pro – AM league operations (matter concluded)

Business arising from previous meetings and new agenda points (see below resolutions):

7.7.Gert Nel – T-shirts for officials

7.8.Bridgette Schutte – Appointment of accounting officer

7.9.Changing year end to December in constitution.

7.10.          Mladen – Amendments of constitution of extensions of 3 positions of board of directors,

7.11.          Name change to K1 Kickboxing of South Africa as per registered name of NPO.

7.12.          Rayno – Abbreviation of our organisations name to “K1 SA”

7.13.          Internet site maintenance.

7.14.          Gert Nel – Pro – AM league to be promoted in public as a showcase tournament if our budget requirements allow for this opportunity.

7.15.          Participation in WKN world championships

7.16.          Compiling pledge for sponsorships.

 

7.17.          Office bearers Mandates Confirmation:

7.17.1.     Mladen Bobic (President)

7.17.2.     Joseph Moloi (Vice President)

7.17.3.     Gert Nell (Deputy President)

7.17.4.     Dale Ingram (Marketing)

7.17.5.     Bridgette Schutte (Treasurer)

7.17.6.     Ralph Guastella (Officials Commission sports Director)

7.17.7.     Pete Motaung (Ethical Development)

7.17.8.     Rayno Lisbon (Technical Development)

7.17.9.     Lloyd Lisbon (Anti doping commission

VOTE:

Yes: 8 members

No: 0 members

Absent: 1 member

 

The nominated members and their mandate approved via a majority decision of the board of directors.

 

  1. Date for next meeting to be confirmed.

 

  1. Mladen Bobic after stressing all points and plan after valid discussions, we have a new resolution and plan for 2015. This is a very positive and constructive meeting and on this note, I declare this meeting closed.

Resolutions:

  1. T-shirts for officials

 

All members agreed that we must look more presentable and professional. The board therefore decided that we will increase the official’s fee to an amount of R100 which will incorporate the cost of t-shirts for officials. Members of the Officials Committee will pay R100 which will cover the expenses for these t-shirts.

 

VOTE:

 

Yes: 8 members

No: 0 members

Absent: 1 member

 

Therefore approved by a majority decision of the board

 

  1. Appointment of accounting officer

 

As per the suggestion of Mladen Bobic, the board decided that it will appoint Bridgette Schutte is put forward to the board to VOTE.

 

 

 

 

VOTE:

 

Yes: 8 members

No: 0 members

Absent: 1 member

 

Therefore Bridgette is appointed as accounting officer by a majority decision of the board.

  1. Changing year end to December in constitution

 

A majority of the board members approved that the financial period will be from 1 January to 31 December.

 

VOTE:

 

Yes: 8 members

No: 0 members

Absent: 1 member

 

Therefore article 16 (c) of the constitution is amended as follows, “The financial year end of K1 SA shall be December”

 

  1. Amendment of the constitution to include an additional 3 positions on the board of directors

 

As per the requirements of the Department of Social Development, our organisation needs to have more than 6 office bearers within the organisation. We therefore had to amend article 17(b) and article 23 of our constitution to allow for an additional 3 positions. The composition of our board will now be:

(a)   President

(b)   Vice President

(c)    Secretary General

(d)   Treasurer

(e)    Technical Sports Director

(f)     Ethical and developments sport director

(g)   Marketing sports director

(h)   Anti- doping director

(i)      Officials commission sport director

 

 

 

VOTE:

Yes: 8 members

No: 0 members

Absent: 1 member

 

The amendment to article 17 (b) of the constitution is approved by a majority decision of the board as well as the following inclusions to article 23:

 

Article 23 (e) Ethical and developments sports director portfolio

Article 23 (h) Anti-doping and sports director

Article 23 (i) Officials commission sports director

  1. Name change to K1 Kickboxing of South Africa as per registered name of NPO.

 

VOTE:

 

Yes: 8 members

No: 0 members

Absent: 1 member

 

Therefore the name change to K1 Kickboxing of South Africa is approved by a majority decision of the board and therefore article 23 of the constitution is accordingly amended.

  1. Abbreviation of our organisations name to “K1 SA”

This is approved by a majority decision of the board and article 23 is accordingly amended.

VOTE:

 

Yes: 8 members

No: 0 members

Absent: 1 member

 

  1. Internet site maintenance

It is proposed that website maintenance is to be done by the treasurer and that the subscription fees for the website is to be paid by K1 South Africa and included as per article 23(d)(7) of the constitution.

VOTE:

 

Yes: 8 members

No: 0 members

Absent: 1 member

 

Therefore approved by a majority decision of the board

 

  1. Pro – AM league to be promoted in public as a showcase tournament if our budget requirements allow for this opportunity

 

This is approved by a majority decision of the board.

 

VOTE:

 

Yes: 8 members

No: 0 members

Absent: 1 member

 

Article 30(f) (Pro-am ranking point structure) and article 30(g) (pro-am competition structure) is included in the constitution.

 

  1. Participation in WKN world championships

The following team is proposed to the board to participate in the world championships;

National coaches:

Moloi and Mladen

Fighters:

Pete Motaung (Pro-AM former champion)

Elijah Mxolisieli (Pro-AM former champion)

Henry Madini (Pro-AM former champion)

Rayno Lisbon (Pro-AM former champion)

Hlongiwe (Former champion)

VOTE:

 

Yes: 8 members

No: 0 members

Absent: 1 member

Approved by a majority decision by the board, while awaiting approval from WKN overseas, members of the team have to attend team trainings, apply for passports and manage their weight. If members do not fulfil these obligations, the members of the board are reserving the right to make changes to the above mentioned team members. If our team is not approved by WKN, the organiser of the international event, we will attend an “open” world championships of our own choice during the year. In this case, fighters will be obligated to provide their own financing.

  1. Compiling pledge for sponsorships

 

It is decided by a majority decision by the board that this is to be done by Rayno Lisbon and Bridgette Schutte.

 

VOTE:

 

Yes: 8 members

No: 0 members

Absent: 1 member

 

 

K1 KICKBOXING SOUTH AFRICA

K1-KSA
CONSTITUTION

5th EDITION 21/06/2014
ESTABLISHED 27/10/2012

REGISTERED OFFICE
21 Swart Street
Randparkridge
2169
TEL: +27 11 794 4745
CELL: +27 72 139 0839
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CELL: +27 83 951 1386
+27 72 139 0839
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EMAIL: bobicmladen422@gmail.com
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CONSTITUTION
OF THE
K1 KICKBOXING OF SOUTH AFRICA
CONTENTS

Art. 1 NAME AND REGISTERED OFFICE

a. The organisation called “K1 Kickboxing of South Africa” was founded in Randparkridge, South Africa, 21 Swart Street, at the meeting held on 27/10/2012.
b. SHORTNAME
The shortened name of the organisation is “K1-KSA”.

Art. 2 WHAT IS K1 KICKBOXING

a. K1 Kickboxing is a combat sport where fighters use their hands and legs to strike their opponent under certain set of rules. K1 is a play of the abbreviation Formula 1 (F-1) where “K” represents the combined fighting styles of Boxing, Kickboxing, Karate, Kung Fu, Kenpo, Korean Karate (Tae Kwon Do), Savate (Savate Kickboxing), Muaythai (Thai Boxing) and others. “1” represent first, which means all different styles of fighting under “one” set of universal rules, searching for the best fighter in order to keep a high standard intensity and explosive action. “1” means the best and fastest action, so clinching, holding grappling or ground fighting is prohibited and where Kickboxing means that fighters are required to use gloves and other leg protective gear and head protective gear, fighting in the “ring” or fighting on the mats, “Tatami”, providing maximum safety for the participants.
b. K1-KSA rules are in accordance with International Kickboxing rules and they are regulated by the K1 Kickboxing rule book.
c. There are different kinds of kickboxing modes, depending on the type of competition.
i) K1 Kickboxing mode is a full contact mode performed in the ring, where fighters execute techniques with full contact power.
ii) K2 Kickboxing Special Rules is a full contact mode performed on Tatami, where fighters execute striking techniques at the full contact power.
iii) K2 Light Kickboxing is a light contact mode, performed on Tatami, where fighters execute striking techniques with controlled light contact with no excess power.

Art. 3 OBJECTIVES AIM AND PURPOSE OF K1-KSA

K1-KSA is a non-profit organisation established for the following public benefit objectives:
a. It aims to develop high standards of competition in the K1 League and to bring all practitioners of K1 kickboxing together in South Africa.
b. To spread and develop K1 Kickboxing sport around the country and to provide the highest standard of competition to appeal to all ages and genders.
c. To build and develop “K1 League” which will guarantee the highest standard of combat sport in South Africa, which will consequently rank South African Fighters very high internationally.
d. To include women in the sport by participating in a K1 Kickboxing fighting mode and giving women more opportunities to build health and fitness and capabilities to defend themselves, as well as opportunities in ranks of K1-KSA’s structure.
e. To develop sport among people of colour and in disadvantaged areas. To ensure regulation, organisation, direction, control, ways of expression and of development in the practice and teaching of K1 Kickboxing at national level.
f. To encourage, respect and to develop the true spirit of sport and friendly sports relations between members through the practice of K1 Kickboxing. Consequently, no distinction or discrimination against a person, for reasons of race, sex, religion or political affiliation, can be practiced within K1-KSA.
g. To establish rules and regulations governing meetings and National Championships and to ensure an efficient organisation and a good and proper progress of National Competition concerning members affiliated to K1-KSA.
h. To promote mutual respect in relations between affiliated members and ensure the mutual acceptance of sanctions and possible suspensions imposed by K1-KSA.
i. To ensure that the income and assets of K1-KSA are used exclusively to achieve its goals and purpose.
j. To promote and assist K1-KSA to attain the status and membership of the world Kickboxing Association.
k. To ensure that the award of a South African title is not subject to commercial trade. Official K1 Kickboxing titles, whether national or international, are always awarded by the official national or international organisations, which determine the regulations for selection and defence of the title obtained. Accordingly, no K1 Kickboxing fighter can claim commercial ownership of a title of K1-KSA or negotiate financial terms for the defence of it.

Art. 4 LEGAL STATUS OF K1-KSA

a. K1-KSA is an entity with its own legal identity which is separate from the Board of Sport Directors (“BOSD”), Task Group Members, Commission Officials and Members.
b. K1-KSA will continue to exist even if the members change.
c. K1-KSA is established for an unlimited length of time.
d. K1-KSA registered office is in Johannesburg, 21 Swart Street Randparkridge, 2169.

Art. 5 INCOME AND PROPERTY OF K1-KSA

a. Members and the BOSD, as well as Officials have no right to the property or other assets of K1-KSA solely by virtue of them being members of the BOSD or Commission Officials or Members.
b. The income and property of K1-KSA shall be used solely for promotion of the stated objectives and shall not be paid or distributed directly or indirectly to any person or any member of K1-KSA or BOSD or Commission Officials, except as reasonable compensation for services actually rendered to K1-KSA or reimbursement of actual cost and expenses reasonably incurred on behalf of K1-KSA.

Art. 6 MEMBERS AFFILIATED TO K1-KSA (PHYSICAL PERSONS)

a. The affiliation to K1-KSA is made by the club.
b. Affiliation to the constitution by a new member implies necessarily and ipso facto, the respect and the acceptance of the present statues, as well as all the various regulations adopted by K1-KSA.
c. All new member applicants must submit written applications for membership to the BOSD with proof of annual registration fee paid. Upon acceptance to K1-KSA, a new member has to sign a Code of Conduct. If membership is rejected, the annual registration fee should be refunded to the applicant.
d. Membership is not transferable.
e. Register of member(ship): the BOSD must keep a register of names and contact details of all members.
f. Membership of K1-KSA can be terminated by resignation under the conditions laid out in these statues:
i) Automatic termination of membership: membership will automatically terminate upon the receipt of notification of death of a natural member or dissolution of an organisational member (club), and by written resignation.
ii) Membership may also be lost by expulsion.
iii)Termination by BOSD: membership terminates if a member is removed by resolution of the BOSD.
iv) The BOSD may expel members, for non-payment of contributions or for any serious reasons. It can only intervene according to the terms of the Procedural Regulations.

Art. 7 RIGHTS OF AFFILIATED MEMBERS

a. Rights of the members are to fully take discussions, formulations and implementations of the policy and rules.
b. A first time member of K1-KSA shall be given a copy of the K1-KSA constitution (also available on the K1-KSA website), the new member has the right to request a copy, if for any reason they did not receive one.
c. Take part in elections and be elected and appointed by general meeting within its structure.
d. Take part in tournaments, and work inside different commissions or task groups if appointed.
e. Put grievance against any person showing disrespect towards others, grievance has to be handed over to the President or Vice President.
f. Obtain results of “league ranking|”, take part in the World Championship or other International tournaments as part of K1-KSA’s first team or K1-KSA’s second team.

Art. 8 MEMBERS DUTIES

a. Members will pay annual fees to K1-KSA at the end of each year in advance for the following year, the year commencing 1 January of each year.
b. Members must attend tournaments on a regular bases.
c. To explain the aims, policy and rules of kickboxing to members, observe discipline, behave honestly and be loyal to K1-KSA.

Art. 9 CODE OF CONDUCT

a. To institute that all directors, members, students, instructors, managers and officials are expected to behave in a responsible manner with integrity, honesty and fairness and show respect towards each other, regardless of age, gender or colour of the person.
b. All students should be graded within their clubs and by their instructors.
c. All instructors should be graded by a designated K1 Kickboxing South Africa Grading Commission.
d. All fighters, members of the K1 league should be licenced by K1 Kickboxing South Africa Tournament Officials Commission.
e. Tournament Officials include: Tournament Manager, Tournament Assistant, Time Keeper, Equipment Officer, Referees, Judges, Fighter Assistant and others should be licenced by the K1 Kickboxing South Africa Tournament Officials Commission.
f. All promoters, and Tournament Managers should be licenced by K1 Kickboxing South Africa Tournament Officials Commission.
g. Any promoter or organizer of a sanctioned tournament should only be communicating to instructors and coaches, not to students.
h. All participants whether tournaments officials, BOSD members, fighters, instructors, students should behave in a responsible manner with integrity and honesty at all K1-KSA events.
i. The use of drugs, alcohol or performance enhancing substances as well as foul language, remarks or bad behaviour in the gym or during the events is a mandatory offence and could cause expulsion.
k. The use of foul language at training sessions, seminars, grading workshops, tournaments is prohibited. Students, officials, instructors and members should communicate in an honest, courteous, gentleman like manner with respect to each other. Senior members should show even higher level of respect to others with unreserved care and compassion.
l. The fighters who subdues and defeats their opponents in the fighting game should respect their opponents by saluting them and show respect to them. If you show respect to others, they will respect you in return.

Art. 10 NATIONAL GENERAL MEETING (“NGM”)

a. National General Meeting must be held within 6 months of K1-KSA financial year end. At least 14 days written notice must be given to all members stating the date, time, place and business of the NGM, which business must include:
i) The President’s Report
ii) The Treasurer’s Financial Report and Financial Statements.
iii) The Electing of members of Board of Sports Directors.
iv) The appointment of Sports Commission, and Tournament Inspection Commission.
v) New proposed agenda points for discussion.
vi) Analysis of previous meetings resolution and points actioned.
vii) Voting on new resolutions.
viii) New resolution and plan for new period.
j. The National General Meeting consists of delegated members of K1-KSA, the affiliated members clubs, committee or representatives. Subject to the authorisation of the President, representatives of the South African Government or the International Kickboxing Organisation may attend the NGM, in a consultative role.
k. Each affiliated member holds one vote. If the NGM consist of representatives of members, these representatives hold a number of votes proportional to the number of members they represent.
l. Decisions are made by majority vote represented at the NGM. 50% + 1 vote.
m. NGM is the supreme ruling and controlling body which decides and determines the policy, program and constitution.

Art. 11 POWERS OF NGM

a. Powers of the NGM: the members in a properly convened NGM of the K1-KSA is the highest decision making structure of the K1-KSA.
b. The members in NGM may review, approve or amend any decision taken by the BOSD, but no such resolution of K1-KSA shall nullify any earlier resolution taken by the BOSD in accordance with provision of the constitution.
c. Members of the NGM has the right to elect on the members of the BOSD.
d. Members of the NGM has the right to elect Commission members and Task Group Members.
e. Members of the NGM has the right to determine its own procedures according to democratic principles.

Art. 12 QUORUM AND PROCEDURES OF NGM

a. The NGM can only be quorate (take place and hold valid discussions) if at least 50% + 1 vote of members are represented.
b. The President should chair the NGM, if the President is not present within 15 minutes of the appointed time of the meeting, the Vice President shall chair such meeting. In both their absence, the Secretary General will chair the meeting.
d. NGM may be conducted face to face or electronically, which will allow the members to be present and participate through electronic means.
e. If a quorum is not present within 15 minutes of the appointment time, the meeting should be adjourned to another date, within fourteen (14) days thereafter. Notice as provided for under the constitution, must be given to all members or K1-KSA of such adjournment.
f. If no quorum is present at the reconvened meeting within 15 minutes of the appointment time, the members present, or represented by proxy, shall deem to constitute a quorum for the meeting.
g. Resolution put to the vote, shall be decided by means of a secret ballot.
h. Each member present or represented by proxy shall be entitled to one (1) vote.
i. Except where this constitution requires a higher threshold, questions arising shall be decided by majority of votes. Should there be an equality of votes, the President as chairperson shall have a casting of a second vote.
j. Proper records and attendance records must be kept of all NGM. The chairperson, President or Secretary General must sign the minutes which shall be available at all times for inspection or copying by any member of K1-KSA on seven (7) days’ notice to the President.

Art. 13 FREQUENCY OF NGM

a. NGM of K1-KSA must be held at least once a year.
The year begins on January 1st and ends on 31 December.
b. The place and date of the meeting are set by the BOSD, fourteen (14) days in advance, and the affiliated members must be immediately informed.
c. The agenda of the meeting is set by the BOSD and must be sent to members no later than fourteen (14) days before the meeting.
d. The NGM makes decisions on the management reports by the President of BOSD, concerning the financial and legal situation of K1-KSA. It also considers proposals, which must have been submitted to the BOSD at least fourteen (14) days before the NGM.
e. Re-election or replacement of the Directors and President can take place at the NGM, if necessary.

Art. 14 THE POWER OF EXTRAORDINARY GENERAL MEETING (“EGM”)

a. In addition to the NGM, an Extraordinary General Meeting (“EGM”) may be convened by the BOSD.
b. It may also be requested by 50% + 1 of the affiliated group (or their representatives) who must send this request to the President of K1-KSA, by registered letter, explaining the reason for the meeting and specifying the topic to be brought to the agenda.
c. Upon receipt of the request, the President must convene this EGM within three (3) months, immediately notifying, by registered letter, all affiliated Instructors, Clubs, Associations (or groups).
d. The venue and date are set by the BOSD.
e. The EGM can only be held and be valid if the effective representation of 50% + 1 vote members (a Quorum) is reached.
f. The representation at distance or by proxy is accepted. Members could be contacted telephonically or by using video means to vote or express their views. Using telephonic means, contacting members must be placed on “speaker phone” so that all other members can hear his/her vote or view.
g. If this proportion is not reached, the EGM is convened again, with at least fourteen days (14) interval, and this time valid regardless of the number of members represented.

Art. 15 NOTICES OF MEETINGS

a. All notices terms of this constitution must be given to members in writing (personally, post or electronic communication) to the address provided by the members.
b. The accidental omission to address notices to any member, shall not nullify the proceedings of the meeting.
c. A member present in person at any meeting shall be deemed to have received such notice.
d. If posted, notices shall be deemed to have been received seven days after posting.

Art. 16 FINANCE AND REPORTS

a. Bank Account: The BOSD must open a bank account in the name of K1-KSA with a registered bank.
b. Signing powers: Cheques and other documents requiring signature on behalf of K1-KSA shall be signed by at least two authorized persons of the BOSD.
c. Financial year end: The financial year end of K1-KSA shall be the end of February.
d. Financial Report: The BOSD must ensure that proper records and books of accounts which fairly reflects the affairs of K1-KSA are kept, and within six months of its financial year, a report is compiled by an Accounting Officer stating whether or not the financial statements of the K1-KSA are consistent with the accounting records. (“Accounting Officers Report”).The accounting policies are appropriate and have been appropriately applied with in preparing the financial statements and K1-KSA has complied with the financial provisions of this constitution.

Art. 17 THE GOVERNING BOARD: BOARD OF SPORTS DIRECTORS

a. Powers: The BOSD shall manage the affairs of K1-KSA in accordance with resolution of the members in NGM.
b. The K1-KSA is administered by the BOSD bearing the following portfolio’s: President, Vice President, Secretary General, Treasurer, Technical Sport Director, an Ethical and Development Sports Director and Marketing Sports Director. The BOSD comprises of 7 members.
c. Election: All members of the BOSD shall be members of K1-KSA. The BOSD shall be elected by members of the K1-KSA at a NGM.
d. Term of office: Board of Sports Director, could be re-elected after the first term of two years.
e. Vacancies: The Board of Sport Director must, as soon as reasonably possible, appoint someone to fill any vacancy that reduced the number on the Board to less than five. The next NGM must confirm the office of any Board Member appointed otherwise it will lapse.
f. Co-option: The BOSD may co-opt additional non-voting members as it may consider appropriate.
g. Resignation, disqualification and removal: A director of the BOSD may resign from office in writing. The Director shall be disqualified from office upon termination of membership to K1-KSA and becomes incapable by reason of illness or incapacity or other reasons. A member can be removed from office through a 50%+1 vote resolution of the BOSD consisting of not less than four directors.
h. The representation at distance or by proxy is acceptable: Members of the BOSD could be represented at distance or by proxy. Members could be contacted telephonically or by using video means to vote or to express their views. If using telephonic means the person being contacted must be put on “speaker phone” so that all other members could hear his/her vote or view.

Art. 18 PROCEDURES AT THE MEETING

a. The BOSD may regulate its meetings and proceedings as it finds fit, subject to the following:
i) The President shall chair all meetings of the BOSD.
ii) Meeting of the BOSD may be conducted face to face or electronically, which would allow members of BOSD to be present and participate through electronic means.
iii) If the President is not present within fifteen minutes, the Vice President shall chair such meeting. In both their absence, the Secretary General shall chair the meeting.
iv) The President shall convene a meeting of the BOSD at least quarterly and at the written request of at any two members of the BOSD.
v) Each member of BOSD present or represented through proxy shall have one (1) vote.
vi) Questions arising shall be decided by majority of votes. Should there be an equality of votes, the President shall have a casting of a second vote.
vii) Proper minutes and attendance records must be kept of all meetings of the BOSD. The President for the meeting shall sign the minutes with the Secretary General or Vice President. Minutes should be available at all times for inspection or coping by any of K1-KSA member on seven (7) days notice.
i. Conflict of interest: Any actual potential or perceived conflict of interest on the part of any member of the BOSD, on a matter pertaining to K1-KSA, must be disclosed in writing to the BOSD which shall record such conflict of interest in the minutes of the BOSD meeting.
j. Such member may be requested by BOSD to state his/her position in the matter or to respond to pertinent questions, but shall not vote or use his/her influence on the matter and shall not be counted for purpose of determining a quorum for the meeting where the votes take place.
k. Confidentiality: All matters pertaining to litigation, security measures contractual negotiations, and any other matters deemed confidential by the BOSD.

Art. 19 THE PRESIDENT OF K1-KSA

a. The BOSD agrees a nomination for President from among its members, which is then proposed by them.
b. The BOSD proposes to the General Meeting the elected President. The general meeting votes and confirms by secret ballot. The President is elected for the duration of the mandate of the BOSD (2 years).
c. Upon his election, the President is no longer considered as a delegate or representative of the organization. The function of President is independent of any internal decision taken by his club of origin.
d. The President of K1-KSA chairs the NGM, the BOSD and the Executive, which is implementing decisions. He authorises expenditures and revenues. He represents the interest of K1-KSA both generally and before the Courts.
He is empowered to both bring and defend any actions subject to the authority of the BOSD and the General Meeting. However, in the absence of President, the judicial representation of K1-KSA can be ensured by an agent acting under special power.
e. In case of vacancy of the post of President, for whatever reason, the function of the President shall be carried out provisionally by one of the Vice-Presidents.
In case of a permanent vacancy, at the next meeting, the BOSD shall elect a President whose mandate will continue until the next General Meeting.

Art. 20 OPERATION OF THE BOARD OF SPORTS DIRECTORS (“BOSD”)

a. The BOSD meets quarterly, and more often if necessary, convened by the President, or at the request of at least half of its members.
b. The BOSD will only be quorate if at least 50% + 1 vote members are present. Some non-elected persons may attend if they are authorised by the President.
c. The minutes of the BOSD are signed by the President and the Secretary General. Members of the BOSD cannot receive remuneration for the duties entrusted to them.

Art. 21 POWERS OF THE BOARD OF SPORTS DIRECTORS

a. BOSD is the highest authority of K1-KSA and has authority to lead K1-KSA and to enforce the rules and regulations of the organization. The BOSD has the power to introduce legislation on any subject (law or rule) or amendments to the constitution. The BOSD has the power of authority to nominate or confirm Presidential appointments and all other appointments of the officials of K1-KSA. The BOSD has sole right to bring charges of misconduct which can lead to impeachment trial. Only the BOSD has the sole power to try impeachment cases and to prove an official guilty or not. If an official is found guilty, it can results in the removal of the official from the BOSD.
b. To review disputes arising between affiliated members which arbitration is requested or made by a critical situation
c To investigate any questions or proposals submitted by the General Meeting.
d. To adopt all necessary measures to organise official NGM, National Championships.
e. To rule on any matter relating to the regulations of K1-KSA, which may be submitted by an affiliated member. Decisions taken in this way will apply to the General Meeting, which will have the final decision.
f. To form different commissions BOSD has the right to appoint and establish Disciplinary, Technical and Ethical commissions, and working Task Groups to stimulate the organisation and functioning of K1-KSA.

Art. 22 SPORTS COMMISSIONS

a. Commissions have duties to carry out, decisions and instruction of BOSD to educate and train members of K1-KSA and to submit a report on each BOSD meeting.
To attend more workshops, seminars, competitions, international event and meetings.
b. Commission can be made up of 1-3 member representatives and should be elected at NGM. Nominations should be done by members of the BOSD.
c. 1. Technical Grading Commission (1-15) members
2. Judges and Referees Commission (1-15) members
3. Disciplinary Commission (1-15) members
4. Anti-doping Commission (1-15) members
5. Tournament Inspector Commission (1-15) members
6. Sanctioning Promoters Commission (1-15) members
d. Commissions can have a minimum 1 (one) and a maximum of 15 (fifteen) members and could consist of BOSD members and new elected members.
d. Should a vacancy occur for any reason, BOSD has the power to fill vacancy by appointing a replacement.
e. A person, commission member could be paid for services rendered to K1-KSA approved by BOSD and if financial funds are available.

Art. 23 PORTFOLIOS

a. By delegation of the BOSD, the President recruits and nominates the permanent and/or temporary staff of K1-KSA.
Organisational Structure and Duties –
Presidents have an executive roll and responsibility that all rules and regulations made by the BOSD are faithfully and lawfully executed. The President will coordinate all organisational operations tournaments and work of different commissions inside the structure as a whole. The President will coordinate his work through BOSD, different commissions and groups. The President will also coordinate affairs with international organization directly or indirectly through Vice President Or any other Board members being able to lead the team abroad (National Team Leader). The President can veto any decision passed by BOSD unless 50% + 1 vote agreed on voting for it. Then the decision doesn’t become the rule or law.
The President should Chair disputes and appeals:-
b. The Vice-President will assist the President and carry out whatever functions are entrusted to him or her by the BOSD, the NGM and the President. The Vice-President is empowered to take over the role as President in case of death, resignation or incapacity of the President.
All grievances should be forwarded to the Vice President who should initiate cases.
In case of expulsion or termination of membership, grievance side has 7 days to appeal. All appeals should be handed to the Vice President and chaired by the President.
c. The Secretary General is the Administrative Officer of K1-KSA and he/she is the highest ranking executive officer after the President and Vice-President and should communicate the decisions of the National structure on behalf of BOSD.
Keep the minutes of NGM, and BOSD meetings.
Convey the decisions and instructions from BOSD, send out notices of all meetings
Prepare reports
In absence of President and Vice-Present, the Secretary General shall assume the functions of President.
All members should report on their activities and be accountable to the Secretary General.
The Secretary General is officially to whom resignation of the President or Vice-President must be
submitted to.
Secretary General should deal with collection of and use of funds.
d. Treasurer
Is the chief custodian of the funds and property of the K1-KSA. Duties of the Treasurer include:
i) Receive and bank all monies on behalf of BOSD, together with any two BOSD members.
ii) Control all transactions of K1-KSA approved by BOSD.
iii) Keep records.
iv) Submit reports to BOSD and NGM.
v) Be responsible with Marketing Sports Director for executing plans and for raising funds.
vi) Present statement to BOSD and NGM.
vii) Use of funds:
• Purchase land for martial arts gym.
• Use funds approved by BOSD for development of gym and equipment needed.
• Re-imbursement of travel expenses for BOSD and officials.
• Re-imbursement of travel expenses for tournament officials.
• Sponsoring top fighter to make it financially possible to attend championships based on (diligence and sportsmanship).
• Advertising and Marketing.
• Purchase land or property for martial arts gym or other purpose.
• Pay Membership fees to international bodies.
• Pay internet site and other means of K1-KSA marketing.
e. Ethical and Development Sports Director role is to work towards technical development and development of, people of colour and woman in sport in K1-KSA structures, he/ she also has to develop affirmative action plan and to monitor anti-doping commission work and procedures.
f. Technical Sport Director roll is to regulate rules of competitions and officials. To organise workshops and train other officials. To play roll of official tournament, delegate and to observe tournament officials, replace any judges. To make reports and submit results to the President of the organization. He/she has to submit reports to BOSD and NGM. Technical Sports Director can be part of the National Team as main official. Technical Sports Director is accountable to the President.
g. Marketing Sports Director roll is to coordinate all advertising and selling activities towards all participants in our sport to their benefit, from fighters, instructors, parents, companies, sponsors to spectators. Marketing Sports Director should work together with Ethical and Development Director on developing disadvantaged clubs in locations and far areas, and on raising funds for K1-KSA. Marketing Sports Director should focus this strategy on brand management and work together with promoters and sponsors. Other rolls should be running and upgrading the internet site for K1-KSA.

Art. 24 ORGANISATION STRUCTURE OF DIRECTORS AND SPORTS COMMISSIONS

a. Board of Directors.
1. President
2. Vice-President
3. General Secretary
4. Treasurer
5. Technical Sports Director
6. Ethical and Development Director
7. Marketing Director
b. Commissions
1. Technical Grading Commission
2. Tournament Officials Commission
3. Disciplinary Commission
4. Anti-Doping Commission
5. Judging Commission
6. Sanctioning Promoters Commission
c. National Team Consists Of:- ”First Team & Second Team”
1. Team manager, head of delegation
2. National coach
3. Fighters
4. Officials
5. Team Supporters
6. Sport science Doctor
d. Fighters, instructors, students, parents, spectators.
e. Support Group
1. Sport Expert Members
2. Sport Science Specialist
3. Sport Medicine Specialist
4. Nutrition Specialist
5. Physiology Specialist
6. Physiotherapy Specialist
7. Massage Specialist
8. Sport Performance Specialist

Art. 25 THE POWERS OF THE ORGANISATION

a. K1-KSA shall have the same powers as the company, under the Companies Act, as amended. Such powers include:
i) To institute or defend any legal or other proceedings and to settle any claims.
ii) To prudently invest funds of K1-KSA.
iii) To buy, attain, maintain, manage, lease, sell or in any way deal with property and assets of the K1-KSA.
iv) To donate and transfer the property and assets to K1-KSA as security for borrowing.
v) To execute any act or deed in any deeds registry.
vi) To exercise all the management and executive powers ordinary vested in the BOSD of a company.
b. To carry out all the powers and authority of K1-KSA in South Africa and in any other part in the world.
c. The club must make a request to the BOSD, by letter signed by the Chief Instructor, attaching their commission along with their joining fee and annual subscription.
d. Each member practicing kickboxing must be affiliated (licensed) to K1-KSA.
e. It is the clubs responsibility to ensure that each kickboxing member obtains a valid license, from K1-KSA.
f. A person who wants to become affiliated to K1-KSA without being a member of a club, must make a request to the BOSD of K1-KSA, by signed letter, attaching the joining fee and annual subscription.
g. The BOSD, after review of application documentation to K1-KSA, will be able to proceed with the affiliation with this club or person.
h. In case an affiliation is refused, the club or person in question can appeal, by registered mail to the President of K1-KSA. This appeal will be examined during the next general meeting.
i. Each official has to obtain a valid license from K1-KSA. Official means Judge, Referee, Timekeeper, Delegate.
j. Each coach or instructor has to obtain a valid instructor’s license from K1-KSA and has to renew it every year.

Art. 26 THE RESOURCES OF THE ORGANISATION

a. Income from property.
b. The contributions from its affiliated members.
c. The contributions from licensing of instructors, officials and fighters.
d. Gifts and potential grants.
e. Sponsor, 7 % fee should be deducted from individual sponsorships.
f. Sanction Fees (7%)
g. Grading Fees (7%)
h. Seminar Fees (7%)
i. 7% of total turnover of all fees collected in the name of the organization using K1-KSA officials should be turned over to K1-KSA.
j. All national Kickboxing Organisation (clubs) affiliated as members of the K1-KSA contribute to its operation, in particular by payment of a joining fee and an annual membership fee, set by the General Meeting, according to terms in the Procedural Regulations.
k. Each affiliated member must pay an annual license, the amount is set by the General Meeting. This contribution is payable to the club (or organisation). It is necessary to participate in the federal sporting life (competitions, courses etc.)
l. Each year, the President of all national organizations, will declare and certify all members practicing in his own organisation and affiliated to K1-KSA.
m. All K1-KSA financial transactions are to be done by using the designated bank account which is:-
Name of account:- K1-Kickboxing South Africa
Account Number:- 1036705781
Branch Code:- 19130500
Bank:- NEDBANK

Art. 27 USE OF FUNDS

a. The BOSD of K1-KSA will make major decisions and the distribution of funds. As funds become available, the BOSD will call for a meeting.
b. The Treasurer shall have control of all the funds, financial records must be presented at meetings.
c. Percentage of the funds has to be determined by BOSD, as well as what the best investments should be done in interest of K1-KSA.
d. Purchase of land for martial arts gym, or tournament stadium.
e. For development of gyms and equipment needed.
f. Re-imbursement of traveling allowances for the BOSD and officials.
g. Sponsoring for the best fighter to attend World Championship based on competition results (diligence and sportsmanship)
h. Advertising and marketing.
i. Membership fees to international bodies.
j. K1-KSA income are not to be distributed to its members except as reasonable compensation for services rendered and expenses, with that has to be approved by BOSD.
k. Members have no rights in the property or the assets of K1-KSA.
l. All income, property and assets of K1-KSA are to be exclusively to achieve its goals and its purpose.
m. In lack of sponsorship, inaccurately or promoters, BOSD can use funds to support national league and all expenses towards the tournament.

Art. 28 TECHNICAL STRUCTURE FOR MEMBERS

a. K1 Kickboxing South Africa only recognises its own grades of fighters and officials certificates as valid.
b. Yellow Belt 5th Grade
c. Red Belt 4th Grade
d. Green Belt 3rd Grade
e. Blue Belt 2nd Grade
f. Brown Belt 1st Grade
g. Black Belt 1 Degree
h. Black Belt 2 Degree
i. Black Belt 3 Degree
j. Black Belt 4 Degree
k. Black Belt 5 Degree

Art. 29 TECHNICAL STRUCTURE FOR INSTRUCTORS

a. The rank brown belt is basic” Level 3’ instructor, Assistant Instructor.
b. The rank black belt is second “Level 2” instructor colour examiner.
c. The rank black belt 3° is advanced “level 1” chief instructor, black belt examiner.
d. Chief instructor has to also certify officials for the tournaments.
e. All grading and technical gradings for fighters (blackbelt), officials, judges must be done by senior black belt and 7% of income be paid into organization.

Art. 30 LEAGUE RANK STRUCTURE

a. All fighters have to be registered with K1-KSA
b. Every tournament fighter will earn points. Points will be distributed as follows:
Victory 3 Points
Draw 2 Points
Resign/Defeat/Loss 1 Point
Disqualification 0 Point.
c. All points are added up throughout the season. The fighters who participate in most of the tournaments
will attract most of the points, so on the base of the points distribution, we will get 1st place, 2nd place and so on. The topped ranked fighters will represent K1-KSA in prestige title fight, 5 x 2 or World Championship.
d. At the beginning of next season, points will start fresh from zero, although names of the fighters can stay in order from previous year. Immediately after the first tournament, assumedly the winner in, for example under 70kg division will most probably sit on top spot of the ranking ladder.
e. Ranking list for every division can be displayed on K1-KSA internet site under condition that its updated regularly otherwise BOSD members can be designated to the task of issuing rank publishing bulletin which will be signed by President on regular basis, after each tournament.

Art. 31 JUDGES AND REFEREE STRUCTURES

a. Judge 3 Level (Basic level judge, local and area tournament) “Regional Judge”
b. National Judge 2 Level (Judging on National tournaments) “National Judge”
c. International Judge 1 Level.(Advance level judging on tournaments) International Judge”
Referees Structure
a. Referee 3 Level (local and area provincial tournaments) “Regional Referee”
b National Referee 2 Level (Refereeing national fights) National Referee”
c. International Referee 1 Level (Refereeing on international tournaments) International Referee”

Art. 32 GENERAL REGULATIONS

a. The internal rules for K1-KSA is set by the BOSD and adopted by the General Meeting.
b. All instructors must be qualified First Aid qualified and have completed the Instructors course. Instructors must obtain minimum Blue Belt which is Instructor Level 1, to be able to hold training and to run a club.
c. All instructors must attend instructors workshop and obtain an instructors certificate.
d. All competitions sanctioned by K1-KSA must be supported by medical personnel, and where the tournament or competition is including full contact mode, there must be a fully equipped ambulance on site for the duration of the event.
e. All competitors must complete an indemnity form before participating in competitions (interclub, regional, national and international).
f. Full contact fighters cannot enter the ring without having completed an indemnity form and passing a basic medical check-up.
g. Professionals from other sports or organisations can participate in prestige fights and K2 light contact fights and cannot receive compensation their fight.
h. Instructors must ensure that parents or legal guardians of fighters under the age of 18 years old have given permission for their child to participate.
i. Fights, competition can be performed in the ring and on the Tatami mats. K1 with full contact must be performed in the ring. Styles K2 Light and K2 Full special rules can be performed in the ring or on the Tatami-mats.
j. Only K1-KSA sanction its own events which must be approved by the BOSD.
k. All techniques of competing are regulated by K1-KSA rules book which all members have to adhere to.
l. Each member/club must uphold and maintain the art of K1-Kickboxing as an honourable and disciplined sport. Should a member/club fail to do so, their membership will be terminated.
m. K1-KSA strives to associate itself with national and local authorities. Should these authorities show no interest in our organisation or discriminate against K1-KSA, we will operate independently.
n. Keeping records of tournaments has to be given to tournament manager or President of K1-KSA.
o. Instructors must be a person of honesty and integrity and not involved in criminal activities.
p. All members must be actively involved in K1-KSA activities, competitions, meetings for the benefit of our organization.
q. All fighters have to wear head gear on K2 light, K2 full special rules, K1 full contact tournament standard, 3×2’ tournaments except on K1 prestige, where head gear is not obligatory.
r On K2 5×2 full contact prestige head gear is not obligatory.
s. No one is allowed to use the Name or Logo without permission from K1-KSA.
t. All fighters who have been knocked out once are not allowed to resume fighting for 1 (one) month.
All fighters who have been knocked out twice in tournaments are not allowed to compete for 3 (three) months and fighters who have been knocked out for the third time in tournaments will be banned from competing (fight) for 1 (one) year.

Art. 33 TOURNAMENTS STRUCTURE AND PROCEDURES

a. All promoters must submit the budget for their tournament which has to be approved by the BOSD.
b. The promoter has to cover all expenses such as a paramedic, ambulance, ring, fighter prizes, trophy’s, medals, venue, and where the tournament is to be held.
c. The promoter has to cover travel allowance and accommodation for officials and tournament inspector

d. For prestige tournaments, promoter has to cover travelling allowance and accommodation for fighters and instructors.
e. Sanctioning fee , 7% of turnover has to be paid to organization which would be determined by BOSD.
f. Expenses towards sponsorship logo and advertising.
g. To be able to secure the tournament, the promoter has to pay sanctioning fees.
h. All instructors /promoters must submit application for sanctioning to the BOSD.
i. K1-KSA shall do doping tests immediately after each tournament if financially possibly.
j. K1-KSA should work closely with anti-doping agencies to ensure prevention of doping in our sport, if financially possible.
k. K1-KSA prohibits any use of doping and doping substances as:-
1. Anabolic agents
2. Growth hormones and related substances
3. Prohibited Methods, enhancement of oxygen transfers, chemical and physical Manipulation.
4. Gene doping
5. Narcotics
6. Cannabinoids
7. Alcohol

Art 34. AMENDMENTS AND DISSOLUTIONS

a. This constitution may be amended, the organisation’s name may be changed and the organisation may be dissolved by resolution of 50% + 1 vote of the members present of the NGM or the Extraordinary National General meeting.
b. At least twenty one day notice of the meeting stating the nature must be given to all members of the K1-KSA.
c. Upon the dissolution of K1-KSA, after all debts and commitments have been paid, any remaining assets shall not be paid or distributed amongst members, but shall be transferred by donation to some non-profit Organisation which the BOSD considers appropriate and which has objectives which are the same or similar to the objectives of K1-KSA and K1-KSA will be exempt from payment of any taxes or duties.

Art. 35 INDEMNITY

a. Subject to the provisions of any relevant law, members, officials, Sport Directors or appointed Delegates of K1-KSA shall be indemnified by K1-KSA for all acts done by them in good faith on its behalf.
b. Subject to the provisions of any relevant law, no member of K1-KSA or appointed delegate (official) shall be liable for any acts, receipts, neglects or defaults of any member or office bearer, or for any loss, damage or expense suffered by K1-KSA, which occurs in the execution of the duties of his or her office, unless it arises as a result of his or her dishonesty or failure to exercise this degree of care, diligence and skill required by law.

Art. 36 LOGO AND COLOURS

a. K1-KSA logo will be K1-Kickboxing SA.
b. K1-KSA colours will be yellow with green letter writing, or green T-shirts with yellow letter with South African flag logo demarcation, with black pants.


 

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Board of Sports Directors Meeting
K1 Kickboxing South Africa

Date:10/08/2013

Members present:
1/Ralph Gustaella
2/Alberto Afonso
3/Dale Ingram
4/Gert Nel
5/Moloi Joseph
6/Luziana Carvalho
7/Mladen Bobic

Quorum
Out of 7 seven Board Members,all seven members are present,so quorum is reached.

Analysis of previous  meeting points
1/K1rules to be amended   by Mladen Bobic according to international rules.
2/we decided to postpone  formulation of mma rules for now.
3/Nominations of new candidates to fill in new positions
To be done on BOSD Meeting.The person nominated from last National General Meeting NGM was Mrs.Shana Havemann. Mrs Shana was prevented to attend this meeting because of personal reasons and would be not able to take that responsibility again because private and personal reasons,so we will have to make new nomination.
4/Seven percent 7% to be deducted from sponsorship money in favor of our organization.This additions to be amended in constitution,section  Resources of organisation.
5/Finalizing dates for tournaments
6/Two points Sanctioning fee for Grading, Seminars, Work Shops and tournaments to be paid in favor to our organisation,amount to be decided by BOSD,and second point Use of founds majority of founds to goin aid of helping
Our Champion to compete Overseas.To amended in Constitution.

President Report
I will present report into bullet points.So far this is what we achieved so far;
1/We got 19 clubs registered with us.
2/There are 26 registered fighters League licensed.
3/We will start issuing certificate for fighters,and trainers.
4/We will licence fighters and officials,the licences for Officials are already made but evaluation seminars for officials still to be arranged.
5/So far we did 4 tournaments and 1 Grading.
6/And we started helping fighters with equipment and training t shirts.We will do more in the future.!!!

Financial report
We sitting at the moment on R3600 and there is R320 from last tournament to be deposited on account.

General Points
Gert Nel proposed aggenda point was to have One Venue for K1 League Tournaments.
Gert :We want to do all tournaments in one Venue, because of Safety and it makes easy for fighters to come to same place.We debated on this point so we agreed to make Berario for now as central point for K1 League Tournaments.
Can we vote on this point
7 people has voted.
Out of 7 people 7 voted for this decision,none against.

Mladen Bobic proposed second point to be selection of people to compete Overseas For World Champs.After some discussion this is what we decided that winners of six divisions will be selected candidates for The” FIRST TEAM.”
Rest of the fighters still wishing to go will make “SECOND TEAM”.Divisions we talking about are:-60;-65;-70;-80;-90;+90
Team will have last approval  and blessings by BOSD.
Our organisation will be able to cover the PART of the expenses for World Camps,rest of the expenses fighters will have to bare himself or to look for sponsorship.Our organisation will gladly support our fighter looking for sponsorship.
NO FIGHTER CAN MAKE TEAM WITHOUT BEING (TAKING) PART IN LEAGUE’S TOURNAMENT,WITHOUT BEING LICENSED AND RANKED.
Can we vote on this point.
Out of 7 people 7 members voted for this decision,none against.

Third point
Filling the vacant positions of the BOSD.
Vacant positions are following:Treasure,Technical Sports Director,Developing Sports Director,Marketing Sports Director.Nominations:

Treasure-Alberto Afonso
Voting:7 members voted for decision,None against

Technical Sports Director nomination-Ralph Gustaella
Voting:7 members voted for decision,None against.

Marketing Sports Director-nomination:Dale Ingram
Voting : 7 members voted for decision,None
against.

Developing Sports Director-nomination:Luziana Carvalho
Voting:7 members voted for decision,None against.

Fourth Point
Tournaments dates:
7/09/2013 Berario Rec Centre K1 LEAGUE TOUR
14/09/2013 to be confirmed for Seminar Bramley
26/10/2013 to be confirmed for Seminar Benoni
9/11/2013 Berario Rec.Centre K1 LEAGUE TOUR

22/02/2014 BERARIO REC CENTRE  K1 LEAGUE TOUR
15/03/2014 BERARIO REC CENTRE  K1 LEAGUE TOUR
3/05/2014 BERARIO REC CENTRE K1 LEAGUE TOUR
28/06/2014 BERARIO REC CENTRE K1 LEAGUE TOUR
26/07/2014 BERARIO REC CENTRE K1 LEAGUE TOUR
30/08/2014 BERARIO REC CENTRE K1 LEAGUE TOUR
20/09/2014 BERARIO REC CENTRE K1 LEAGUE TOUR
18/10/2014 BERARIO REC CENTRE K1 LEAGUE TOUR
01/11/2014 BERARIO REC CENTRE K1 LEAGUE TOUR
All tournament shall start at 13:00 weigh in, and fights
Shall start at 14:00.
Voting:All seven 7 members voted for decision,None
against.

Fifth point
All trainers must take active roll in marketing their clubs
or Gyms  by email ing information about their Gyms to Mladen. I will convey information to web designer.You
can put one picture at the time,and two 20 sentences about your gym.
To check out our site go to
Www.K1KickboxingSa.com

VOTING:For all points 7 votes is for approval of all points
None against.

RESOLUTION

1/New Board of Sports Directors voted by majority decision
Mladen Bobic -President
Joseph Moloi -Vice President
Gert Nel -Secretary General
Alberto Afonso -Treasure
Ralph Guastella-Technical sport Director
Luziana  Carvalho-Development Sport Director
Dale Ingram -Marketing Sport Director
2/All K1 LEAGUE TOURNAMENTS  shall be held in one Venue
BERARIO REC CENTRE for now,other venues will be used fer developing tournaments, grading,seminars and work shops.
3/First Team shall be consisted of  Champions out of all sixth division,selected and approved by BOSD,on end of the year.
Second Team will be open to all other licensed members of the league able to finance their own trip.
4/We got two tournaments scheduled for this year,and nine dates for 2014.
5/Mladen Bobic,Joseph Moloi,Alberto Afonso and if one of us can’t make it Gert Nel shall convey information to the Bank about new Treasurer,Albert Afonso.

President:Mladen  Bobic

General secretary or Vice President:Gert Nell

NGM  MEETING

Date:22/06/2013
Place:Midrand Johannesburg,South Africa

Members Present:Out of 15 clubs 11 clubs is present, 7 instructors,out of which again Gert Nel is representing 4 clubs.(Quorum has been reached)

Notice was sent One month in advance,so far there was no agenda points put forward,expect from Mladen Bobic.

Analysis  of the previous meeting resolutions :
We have had opened the bank account
We did work on new amendment of the Constitution
Gert Nel did put logo together for our organisations,which was collectively approved.
Mladen Bobic did register (affiliated) with WPKA,ISDO, and WTA.So we are k1kickboxingSA internationally Affiliated to WPKA,ISDO,AND WTA.

Annual president report
Points accomplished:
We established organisation against all odds on 27/10/2012
We did on seminar and grading on 16/03/2013
We attended word Championship, came back with silver medal
We affiliated to WPKA, ISDO,WTA
While we were attending WC in Greece,Gert Nel have organised SELF DEFENCE International seminar with
Emin Boztepe.1/06/2013
Mladen Bobic is dedicating internet site to all members of k1kickboxingSA.

Financial report:
Profit so far 1500
Suggestion on financial transactions,donation,sponsorship to be deducted 7 percent (7%)to organisations benefit from potential sponsors,Donors.Suggestion was given from Mr.Sean Macklen, which was collectively approved.

Election on the Board member vacant positions:

Treasurer and Marketing sports director
Present treasure Mrs.Brigitte Shutter. Schutter was totally inactive,not attending classes and our meetings.
Nomination was given from Mladen Bobic :
Shana Haveman
Voting:11 for nomination -none against

Appointment for two task groups:
Mma task group:
Ralph Guastella
Fabio Lazzari

Self defence task group:
Gert Nel
Charles Havemann

Agenda points:
Rules on medical K2 only first aid,K1 full paramedics needed,in case if fighter bleed fight must ne stopped.

Constitution-Everybody has to check constitution and put suggestions and corrections and email it back to Mladen.

System of the tournaments:Because of the size of our organisation and at the same time to keep the best quality and to keep guys busy and to sharpen their skills more frequently and more often suggestion from the president Mladen Bobic is to still keep AROUND THE ROBBIN system.

Tournaments dates :
29 of June 2013 Berario North Cliff
27 July  2013  Berario North Cliff
14 September 2013 Bramley
26 October  2013 Benoni
9 November 2013 Berario North Cliff

REMINDER TO ALL PROMOTERS 7 days before tournament deposit of R500 has to be paid to organisation,first aid or paramedics (full contact)has to be provided,as well as medals for fighters,participation fees are charged only ones off by k1kickboxingSA (promoters can not collect participation fees from fighter)Our tournament are not open to other associactions!
You not member you can’t participate.

Priorities of distribution of funds
There were two suggestions for use of funds:
To fund the best fighter to attend worldchampioship and to help clubs with equipment.Both suggestion were approved  by NGM.Percentage wise will be discussed and decided on the Board of Sport Directors (BOSD) meeting.

WPKA, ISDO and WTA affiliation benefits(explanation is done by Mladen Bobic)

NGM meeting RESOLUTIONS
K1 rules to be amended by Mladen Bobic according to international rules
The two task groups are appointed to formulate the mma rules and self defence rules according to ISDO international rules.
Appointment of new treasurer Mrs.Shana Havemann which was voted and approved by NGM!The minutes of this meeting has to be taken to the Nedbank by new treasurer Mrs Shana Havemann and president of the organization Mladen Bobic. 7% to be deducted from sponsorsships going trough account
To benefit of our organisation, this is to be amended in our constitution Article 15 :”The resources of the organisation”

All points were voted and  approved by NGM.
11 votes for and none against

Closure of the meeting.President:Is everybody happy with outcome of the meeting?if there is no further question,I thank everybody for support and with this I declare meeting closed!

President:Mladen Bobic

Secretary General:Gert Nel

K1 KICKBOXING SOUTH AFRICA

K1-KSA

K1 KICKBOXING SA

CONSTITUTION

3RD EDITION

27/10/2012

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K1 KICKBOXING ORGANISAION OF SOUTH AFRICA

Art. 1 – NAME AND REGISTERED OFFICE

a. The Oganisation called “K1 Kickboxing Organisation of South Africa (K1 Kickboxing SA)” was founded in Midrand Halfway House, P.O. Box 600 Midrand 1685, South Africa, at the meeting held on 27/10/2012 in Midrand South Africa.

b. SHORTNAME

The shortened name of the Organisation is “K1-KSA”

2. WHAT IS K1 KICKBOXING

a K1 Kickboxing is a combat sport where fighters use their hands and legs to strike their opponent under certain set of rules. K1 is play off the abbreviation Formula 1 (F-1) where K being for combined fighting styles of Boxing, Kickboxing, Karate, Kung Fu, Kenpo, Korean Karate (Tae Kwon Do), Savate (Savate Kickboxing), Muauthai (Thai Boxing) and others. 1 represent first, which means all different stylist fighting under “one” set of universal rules, searching for the best fighter in order to keep high standard intensity and explosive action. Clinching, holding or ground fighting is prohibited. Fighters are using gloves to compete under K1 Kickboxing SA rules, which is in line with international Kickboxing rules of fighting.

b. There are three of kickboxing modes. K1 Kickboxing, where fighters execute techniques with full contact power. K2 touch light contact with no excess of power performed in the ring, seeking for better their skills and preparing for K1 Kickboxing full contact fighting and K2 self defense where fighters learn practical application or different techniques in armed and unarmed combat.

3. OBJECTIVES AIM AND PURPOSE OF K1 KICKBOXING SA:

The Organisation is a non profit Organisation established for the following public benefit objectives:

 a. It aims to develop high standards of competition National League and to bring all practitioners of K1 kickboxing together in South Africa.

b. To spread and develop K1 Kickboxing sport to the most furtherest corners of the country and to provide highest standard of competition to appeal to all ages and gender.

c. To build and develop “K1 Kickboxing SA” National League which will guarantee the highest standard of combat sport in South Africa, which will consequently rank South African Fighters very high Internationally.

d. To include women in the sport by participating in a K1 Kickboxing fighting mode and giving them more opportunities to build health and fitness as men and capabilities to defend themselves, as well as opportunities in ranks of the organization structure.

e. to develop sport among the people of colour and in disadvantaged areas.

Art.2 – LEGAL STATUS OF ORGANISATION

a. The Organisation is a body corporate with its own legal identity which is separate from Board Sport Directors, Task Group Members, Commission Officials and Members.

 b. The Organisation will continue to exist even if the members change.

c. the organization is established for an unlimited length of time.

d. its registered office is in Johannesburg, 8424 Zoned, Linville, Soweto, and 1809 Johannesburg.

1. INCOME AND PROPERTY OF ORGANISATION

a. Members and Board of Sport Directors, as well as Officials have no right to the property or other assets of the Organization solely by virtue of their being members of Board of sports Directors or commission Officials or members.

b. the income and property of the Organization shall be used solely for promotion of the stated objectives and shall not be paid or distributed directly or indirectly to any person or any member of the Organization or Board of Sports Directors. except as reasonable compensation for service actually rendered to the Organisation or reimbursement of actual cost or expenses reasonably incurred on behalf of the Organisation.

Art. 3 – MEMBERS AFFILIATED TO K1 KICKBOXING SA (PHYSICAL PERSONS)

a. The affiliation to K1 Kickboxing SA is made by the club.

b. Affiliation to the constitution by a new member implies necessarily and ipso facto, the respect and the acceptance of the present statues, as well as all the various regulations adopted by the South African organization.

c. All new member applicants must submit written applications for membership to the Governing Board of Sport Directors with proof of annual registration fee payment. Upon acceptance to the Organisation, new member has to sign a Code of Conduct. Upon rejection of membership, the new members registration annual fee should be given back to him / her.

d. Transfer of membership to membership is not transferable.

e. Register of member(ship), the Governing Board must keep a register with names and addresses of all members.

2. Membership of this organisation can be terminated by resignation under the conditions laid out in these statues.

a. Automatic termination of membership: membership automatically terminates upon the receipt by the Organisation of a notification of death of a natural members or dissolution of an Organisational member, and written resignation.

3. Membership may also be lost by expulsion.

a. Termination by Governing Board, membership terminates if a member is removed by resolution of the Governing Board

4. The National Board of Directors may expel members, for non-payment of contributions or for any serious reasons. It can only intervene according to the terms of the Procedural Regulations.

5. All affiliates must sign code of conduct.

6. RIGHTS OF AFFILIATED MEMBERS

a. Rights of the members are to fully take discussions, formulations and implementations of the policy and rules.

b. The first time new member of the Organisation shall be given a copy of the K1 Kickboxing SA

constitution. If it is not available on the K1 Kickboxing SA internet site upon joining the Organisation, any member has the right to request a copy, if for any reason, never received one.

c. Take part in elections and elected and appointed by general meeting within its structure.

d Take part in tournaments, and work inside different commissions or task groups if appointed.

e. Get results of National tournaments. Take part in the world championship as part of National Team if and financially possible and if selected for the National team.

f. Put grievance against any person showing disrespect towards others, grievance has to be handed over to the Vice President.

7 MEMBERS DUTIES

a. Members will pay in annual fees to K1 Kickboxing SA at the end of each year for the following year.

b. To attend tournaments on regular bases.

c. To explain the aims, policy and rules of kickboxing to members, observe discipline, behave honestly and be loyal to K1 Kickboxing SA organisation.

8. MEMBERS CODE OF CONDUCT

a. All members, students, instructors and officials are expected to behave in a responsible manner with integrity, honesty and fairness towards each other. Channels should be open between K1 Kickboxing SA officials, (Board of Directors) and instructors, owners or managers members of the clubs, not between officials and students of the club.

b. Any promoter or organiser of a licensed tournament should only be communicating to instructors and coaches but not to students.

c. All participants whether tournaments officials, board sport directors, fighters, instructors, students should behave in a responsible manner with integrity and honesty at all K1Kickboxing SA events.

d. The use of drugs, alcohol or performance enhancing substances as well as foul language, remarks or bad behavior in the gym of the events is a mandatory offence and could cause expulsion.

e. To ensure regulation, organisation, direction, control, ways of expression and of development in the practice and teaching of K1Kickboxing at national level.

f. To encourage, respect and to develop the true spirit of sport and friendly sports relations between members through the practice of K1Kickboxing. Consequently, no distinction or discrimination against a person, for reasons of race, sex, religion or political affiliation, can be practiced within the National Organisation.

g. To establish rules and regulations governing the meetings and National Championships and to ensure an efficient organisation and a good and proper progress of the National competition concerning members affiliated to the National organisation.

h. To promote mutual respect in relations between affiliated members and ensure the mutual acceptance of sanctions and possible suspensions imposed by the National organisation.

i. To ensure that the income and assets of the National organisation are used exclusively to achieve its goals and its purpose.

 j. To promote and assist K1Kickboxing SA to attain the status and membership of world Kickboxing Association.

 k. To ensure that the award of a South African title is not subject to commercial trade. Official K1Kickboxing titles, whether national or international, are always awarded by the official national or international organisations, which determine the regulations for selection and defence of the title obtained. Accordingly, no K1Kickboxing fighter can claim commercial ownership of an title of the National Organisation or negotiate financial terms for the defence of it.

NATIONAL GENERAL MEETING

NGM

Art. 4 NATIONAL GENERAL MEETING (NGM)

1. National General Meeting must be held within 6 months of the Organisation’s Financial year end. At least 21 days written notice must be given to all members stating the date, time, place and business of the NGM,

b. The Treasurers Financial Report and Financial Statement.

c. The Electing of Governing Board Members.

d. The appointment of Sports Commission, Task Group and Auditors.

e. New proposed agenda points for discussion.

f. Analyse the previous meetings resolution and points actioned.

g. New resolution and plan for new period.

2. The National General Meeting consist of delegated member of the “national” organisation of the affiliated members clubs, committee or representatives.

Subject to the authorisation of the President, representatives of the South African government or the international kickboxing organisation may attend the General Assembly, in a consultative role.

3. Each affiliated member holds one vote. If the General Meeting consist of representatives of members, these representatives hold a number of votes proportional to the number of members they represent,

4. Decisions are made by majority vote represented at the General Meeting.

5. National General Meeting is supreme ruling and controlling body which decide and determine the policy, program and constitution.

6. POWERS OF NGM

a. Powers of the National General Meeting, the members in a properly convened National General meeting of the Organisation is the highest decision making structure of the Organisation.

b. The members in National General Meeting may review, approve or amend any decision taken by the governing Board, but no such resolution of the Organisation shall nullify any earlier resolution taken by the Governing Board in accordance with provision of the constitution.

7. National General Meeting has the right to elect on the members of the Board of Sports Directors. (BOSD).

8. National General Meeting has the right to elect commission members and Task group Members.

9. National meeting has the right to determine its own procedures according to democratic principles.

Art. 5 QUORUM AND PROCEDURES OF NGM

1. The National General Meeting can only be quorate (take place and hold valid discussions) if at least 50% +

1 vote of members are represented.

2. If this proportion is not reached, the Meeting is convened again, with at least fourteen (14) days interval, and this time will be valid regardless of the number of members represented.

3. The President should chair the NGM.

National General Meeting NGM of the Organisation may be conducted face to face or electronically which will allow members to be present and participate through electronic means.

4. If President is not present within 15 minutes of the appointed time of the meeting, the Vice President shall chair such meeting. In both their absence, the Secretary General.

5. If quorum is not present within 15 minutes of the appointment time, the meeting should ne adjourned to another date, within fourteen (14) days thereafter. Notice as provided for under the constitution, must be given to all members or the Organisation of such adjournment.

6. If no quorum is present at the reconvened meeting within 15 minutes of the appointment time, the members present, or represented by proxy, shall deem to constitute a quorum for the meeting.

 7. Resolution put to the vote, shall be decided by means of a secret ballot.

 8. Each member present or represented by proxy shall be entitled to one (1) vote.

 9. Except where this constitution requires a higher threshold, questions arising shall be decided by majority of votes. Should there be an equality of votes, the President chairperson shall have a casting of a second vote.

10. Proper records and attendance records must be kept of all General meetings.The chairperson, President and Secretary General must sign the minutes which shall be available at all times for inspection or coping by any member of the Organisation on seven (7) days notice to the President.

Art. 6 FREQUENCY

1. National General Meeting of the South African Organisation must be held at least every year.

The year begins on January 1st and ends on 28 February.

2. The place and date of the Meeting are set by the Executive of the Board of Directors of the South African Organisation , at least twenty one (21) days in advance, and the affiliated members must be immediately informed.

3. The agenda of the Meeting is set by the Executive of the Board of Directors and must be sent to members no later than fourteen (14) days before the meeting.

4. The National General Meeting makes decisions on the management reports, by the President of Board of Directors, concerning the financial and legal situation of the South African Organisation. It also considers proposals, which must have been submitted to the Executive of the Board of Directors at least fourteen (14) days before the Meeting.

5. Re-election or replacement of the Directors and President can take place here, if necessary.

Art.7 THE POWER OF EXTRAORDINARY NATIONAL GENERAL MEETING.

1. In addition to the National General Meeting, an Extraordinary General Meeting may be convened by the Board of Directors.(EGM)

2. It may also be requested by three-quarters (¾) of the affiliated group (or their representatives) who must send this request to the President of the South African Organisation, by registered letter, explaining the reason for the meeting and specifying the topic to be bought to the agenda.

3. Upon receipt of the request, the President must convene this Extraordinary General Meeting within three

(3) months, immediately notifying, by registered letter, all affiliated Instructors, Clubs, Associations (or groups).

4. The venue and date are set by the Executive Board.

5. The Extraordinary General Meeting can only be held and be valid if the effective representation of 50% + 1 vote members (a Quorum) is reached.

 6. The representation at distance or by proxy is accepted.

 7. If this proportion is not reached, the Extraordinary General Meeting is convened again, with at least fifteen days (14) interval, and the time valid regardless of the number of members represented.

Art.8 FINANCES AND REPORTS

1. NOTICES OF MEETINGS

a. All notices terms of this constitution must be given to members in writing ( personally, post or electronic communication) To the address provided by the members.

b. The accidental omission to address notices to any member shall not nullify the proceedings of the meeting.

c. A member present in person at any meeting shall be deemed to have received such notice.

d. If posted, notices shall be deemed to have been received seven days after posting.

2. FINANCE AND REPORTS.

a. Bank Account: The Governing Board must open a bank account in the name of the Association with a registered bank

b. Signing: Cheques and other documents requiring signature on behalf of the Association shall be signed by at least two persons authorised by the Governing Board.

 c. Financial year end: The financial year end of the Association shall be end of February.

 d. Financial Report: The Governing Board must ensure that proper records and books of account which fairly reflects the affairs of the Association are kept, and within six months of its financial year, a report is compiled by an independent practicing auditor registered in term of the Auditing Profession Act stating whether or not the financial statements of the Association are consistent with the accounting records. The accounting policing are appropriate and have been appropriately applied with in preparing the financial statements and the Association has complied with the financial provisions of this constitution.

THE GOVERNING BOARD

Art. 9 BOARD OF SPORTS DIRECTORS BOSD

1. Powers: The Governing Board shall manage the affairs of the Organisation in accordance with resolution of the members in National General meeting NGM.

 2. The Organisation is administrated by the Governing Board of Sports Directors bearing following

 portfolio’s, President, Vice President, Secretary General, The Treasurer, Technical Sport Director, an Ethical and Development Sports Director and Marketing Sports Director. The BOSD comprises of 7 members.

3. Election: All members of the Governing Board shall be members of Organisation. The Governing Board shall be elected by members of the Organisation at a National General Meeting.

4. Term of office: Governing Board Sports Director (Member) in this Head Office, could be reelected after first term.

5. Vacancies: The Governing Board Sport Director must, as soon as reasonably possible, appoint someone to fill any vacancy that reduced the number on the Board to less than five. The next \national Annual General Meeting (NAGM) must confirm the office of any Board Member appointed otherwise it will lapse.

6. Co-option: The Governing Board of Sport Directors may co-opt additional non-voting members as it may consider appropriate.

7. Resignation, Disqualification and removal: A Governing Board of Sport Directors may resign from

office in writing. The Governing Board Sports Director shall be disqualified from office upon termination of membership to the Organisation and becoming incapable by reason of illness or incapacity or other reasons. A member can be removed from office through a 50%+1 vote resolution of the Governing Board of Sports Directors consisting of not less than four.

 8. Procedures at the meeting: The Governing Board of Sports Directors may regulate its meetings and proceedings as it finds fit, subject to the following:

a. The President shall chair all meetings of the Governing Board.

b. Meeting of the Governing Board maybe conducted face to face or electronically, which would allow Governing Board members to be present and participate through electronic means.

 c. If the President is not present within fifteen minutes, the Vice President shall chair such meeting. In both their absence, the Secretary General Shall Chair the meeting.

 d. The President shall convene a meeting of the Governing Board at least quarterly and at the written request  of at any two members of the Governing Board of Sport Directors.

 e. Each Governing Board Member present or represented through proxy shall have one (1) vote.

 f. Questions arising shall be decided by majority of votes. Should there be an equality of votes, the President shall have a casting of a second vote.

 g. Proper minutes and attendance records must be kept of all meetings of the Governing Board. The President for the meeting shall sign the minutes with the Secretary General. Minutes should be available at all times for inspection or coping by any of the Organisation on seven (7) days notice to be presented.

h. Conflict of interest: Any actual potential or perceived conflict of interest on the part of any member of the Governing Board of Sports Directors, on a matter pertaining to the Organisation, must be disclosed in writing to the Governing Board which shall record such conflict of interest in the minutes of the Board meeting.

i. Such member may be requested by Governing Board to state his/her position in the matter or to respond to pertinent questions, but shall not vote or use his/her influence on the matter and shall not be counted for purpose of determining a quorum for the meeting where the votes take place.

 j. Confidentiality: All matters pertaining to litigation, security measures contractual negotiations, and any other matters deemed confidential by the Governing Board.

Art.10 THE PRESIDENT OF THE NATIONAL ORGANISATION.

 1. The National Board of Directors agrees a nomination for President from among its members, which is then proposed by them.

2. The Board of Directors proposes to the General Meeting the elected President. The general meeting votes and confirms by secret ballot. The President is elected for the duration of the mandate of the Board of Directors (2 years).

3. Upon his election, the President is no longer considered as a delegate or representative of the organization.

 The function of President is independent of any internal decision taken by his club or origin. (accordingly, Article 10.4 of the statute precedent does not apply to the President.

4. The President of South African Organisation chairs the National General Meeting, the Board of Directors and the Executive, which is implementing decisions. He authorises expenditures and revenues. He represents the interest of the South African Organisation both generally and before the courts. He is empowered to both bring and defend any actions subject to the authority of the Board of Directors and the General Meeting. However, in the absence of President, the judicial representation of the organization can be ensured by an agent acting under special power.

 5. In case of vacancy of the post of President, for whatever reason, the function of the President shall be carried out provisionally by one of the Vice-Presidents. In case of permanent vacancy, from next meeting, the Board of Directors shall elect a President whose mandate will continue until the next General Meeting.

 Art. 11 OPERATION OF THE BOARD OF SPORTS DIRECTORS

1. The Board of Sports Directors meet twice a year, and more often id necessary, convened by the President, or at the request of at least half of its members.

 2. The Board will only be quorate if at least 50% + 1 vote members are present. Some non-elected persons may attend if they are authorised by the President.

 3. The minutes of the Board of Directors are signed by the President and the Secretary General. Members od the Board of Directors cannot receive remuneration for the functions entrusted to them.

Art. 12 POWERS OF THE BOARD OF SPORTS DIRECTORS / K1 KICKBOXING SA

1. Board of Sports Directors (BOSD) is the highest organ of the K1 Kickboxing SA and has authority to lead the organisation and to enforce the rules and regulations of the organization. The BOSD has the power to introduce legislation on any subject (law or rule) or amendments to the constitution. The BOSD has the power of authority to nominate or confirm Presidential appointments and all other appointments of the officials of K1 Kickboxing SA. The Board has sole right to bring charges of misconduct which can lead to impeachment trial. Only the BOSD has the sole power to try impeachment cases and to prove official guilty or not guilty. A finding of guilty results in the removal of the official from the Board.

2. To review disputes arising between affiliated members which arbitration is requested or made by a critical situation

3. To investigate any questions or proposals submitted by the General Meeting.

 4. To adopt all necessary measures to organise official National meetings, National Championships.

5. To rule on any matter relating to the regulations of the South African Organisation, which may be submitted by an affiliated member. Decisions taken in this way will apply to the General Meeting, which will decide definitively.

 6. To form Technical commissions BOSD has the right to appoint and establish Disciplinary, Technical and Ethical commissions, and working Task Groups to stimulate the organisation and functioning of K1 Kickboxing SA.

 a. Commissions have duties to carry out, decisions and instruction of BOSD to educate and train members of the organization and to submit a report on each BOSD meeting.  To attend more workshops, seminars, competitions and international event and meetings.

b. Commission can be made up of 1-3 members and should be elected on National General Meeting.  Nominations should be done by members of the Board of Sport Directors.

c. Technical Commission (1-3) members

d. Licensing Commission (1-3) members whose purpose is sanctioning the tournament, licensing Officials and licensing fighters.

e. Grading Commission (1-3) members

 f. Disciplinary Commission (1-3) members

 g. Development – and woman development Commission (1-3) members

 h. Anti doping Commission (1-3) members

i. Tournament Officials Commission (1-3) members

7. TASK groups and Technical commissions can have minimum 7 and maximum 21 members and could consist of BOSD members and new elected members.

 8. Manage and control all the national and international property and assets of K1Kickboxing SA

 9. Should a vacancy occur for any reason, BOSD has the power to fill vacancy by appointing replacement.

10. A person BOSD member could be a paid up member if BOSD find that necessary and if financial funds are available.

Art. 13 – PORTFOLIOS

1. By delegation of the Board of Directors, the President recruits and nominates the permanent and/or temporary staff

2. Organisational Structure and Duties –

 a. Presidents have an executive roll and responsibility that all rules and regulations made by the Board of Sports Directors are faithfully and lawfully executed. President will coordinate all organisational operations tournaments and work of different commissions inside the structure as a whole. President will coordinate his work through Board of Directors, different commissions and groups. President will also coordinate affairs with international organization directly or indirectly through Vice President Or any other Board member being able to lead the team abroad (National Team Leader). President can veto any decision passed by Board of Directors unless 50% + 1 vote agreed on voted to it. Then the decision doesn’t become the rule or law.

3. President should Chair disputes and appeals:-

a. The Vice-President will assist the President and carry whatever functions are entrusted to him or her by the BOSD, the National General Meeting and the President. The Vice President is empowered to take over the role as President in case of death, resignation or incapacity of the President.

b. All grievances should be forwarded to the Vice President who should initiate cases.

 c. In case of expulsion or termination of membership, grieving side has 7 days to appeal. All appeals should be handed to the Vice President and chaired by the President.

 4. The Secretary General is the Administrative Officer of K1-Kickboxing SA and he/she is the highest ranking executive officer after the President and Vice-President and should communicate the decisions of the National structure on behalf of BOSD.

 a. Keep the minutes of NGM, and BOSD meetings.

 b. Convey the decisions and instructions from BOSD, send out notices of all meetings

 c. Prepare reports

 d. In absence of President and Vice-Present, the Secretary General shall assume the functions of President.

e. All members should report on their activities and be accountable to the Secretary General.

 f. The Secretary General is officially to whom resignation of the President or Vice-President must be submitted to.

g. Secretary General should deal with collection of and use of funds.

 5. Treasurer  a. Is the chief custodian of the funds and property of the K1-KSA.

b. Receive and bank all monies on behalf of BOSD, together with any two BOSD members.

 c. Control all transactions of NDS approved by BOSD.

 d. Keep records

 e. Submit reports to BOSD and NGM.

 f. Be responsible with Marketing Sports Director for executing plans for fund raising.

 g. Present statement to BOSD and NGM. Use of funds. Purchase land for martial arts gym.

 h. Use funds approved by BOSD for development of gym and equipment needed.

 i Re-imbursement of travel expenses for Board of Sports Director and officials.

 j. Re-imbursement of travel expenses for tournament officials.

k. Sponsoring top fighter to make it financially possible to attend championships based on (diligence and sportsmanship)

 l. Advertising and Marketing

 m. Purchase land or property for martial arts gym or other purpose. Pay Membership fees to international bodies.

 o. Pay internet site and other means of K1-KSA marketing.

 6. Ethical and Development Sports Director role is to work towards development underprivileged and development of woman in sport and K1-KSA structures, she also has to develop affirmative action plan.

a. To monitor anti doping commission work and procedures.

 7. Technical Sport Director roll is to regulate rules of competitions and officials. To organise workshops and train other officials. To play roll of official tournament , delegate and to observe tournament officials, replace any judges. To make reports and submit results to the President of the organization. He/she has to submit reports to BOSD and NGM. Technical Sports Director can be part of the National Team as main official. Technical Sports Director is accountable to the President.

 8. Marketing Sports Director roll is to coordinate all advertising and selling activities towards all practitioners in our sport to their benefit, from fighters, instructors, parents, companies, sponsors to spectators. Marketing Sports Director should work together with Development Director on developing disadvantaged clubs in locations and far areas, and on raising funds for the organisation. Marketing Sports Director should focus this strategy on brand management and work together with promoters and sponsors. Other rolls should be running and upgrading the internet site for National organisation.

9. Organisation Structure of Directors and Task Group Officials.

 a. Board of Directors.

 1. President

 2. Vice-President

 3. General Secretary

4. Treasurer

 5. Technical Sports Director

 6. Ethical and Development Director

 7. Marketing Director

 b. Commissions TASK Groups

 1. Licensing office and coach commission (1-3) members

 2. Grading commission (1-3) members

 3. Disciplinary commission (1-3) members

 4. Development commission (1-3) members

 5. Anti doping commission (1-3) members

 6. Officials (Judges and Ref commissions) (1-3) members

 7. Technical Commission (1-3) members

 All commissions should not have more than 3 members.

 c. National Team Consists Of:-

 1. Team manager, head of delegation

 2. National coach

 3. Fighters

 4. Officials

 5. Team Supporters

 6. Sport science Doctor

 d. Fighters, instructors, students, parents, spectators.

e. Support Group

1. Sport Expert Members

2. Sport Science Specialist

3. Sport Medicine Specialist

4. Nutrition Specialist

5. Physiology Specialist

6. Physiotherapy Specialist

7. Massage Specialist

8. Sport Performance Specialist

1. The Organisation shall have the same powers as the company, under the Companies act, as amended. Such powers include:

2. To institute or defend any legal or other proceedings and to settle any claims.

 3. To prudently invest funds of the Organisation.

 4. To Buy, attain, maintain, manager, lease, sell or in any way deal with property and assets of the

 Organisation.

 5. To donate and transfer the property and assets to the Organisation as security for borrowing.

 6. To execute any act or deed in any deeds registry.

 7. To exercise all the management and executive powers ordinary vested in the Board of Directors of a company.

 8. To carry out all the powers and authority of the Organisation in South Africa and in any other part in the world.

 9. The club must make a request to the national Board of Directors, by letter signed by the Chief Instructor, attaching their commission along with their joining fee and annual subscription.

 10. Each member practicing kickboxing must be affiliated (licensed) to the National Organisation.

 11. It is the clubs responsibility to ensure that each kickboxing member obtains a valid license, from the National Organisation.

 12. A person who wants to become affiliated to the National Organisation without being a member of a club, must make a request to the Board of Directors of Kickboxing South Africa, by signed letter, attaching the joining fee and annual subscription.

 13. The Board of Directors, after review of application documentation to the K1-Kickboxing South Africa Organisation, will be able to proceed with the affiliation with this club or person.

14. In case an affiliation is refused, the club or person in question can appeal, by registered mail to the President of the Kickboxing South African Organisation. This appeal will be examined during the next general meeting.

15. Each official has to obtain a valid license from the National Organisation. Official means Judge, Referee, Timekeeper, Delegate

 16. Each coach or instructor has to obtain a valid instructors license from the National Organisation and has to renew it every year.

 Art. 15/2 – THE RESOURCES OF THE ORGANISATION

 a. Income from property

 b. The contributions from its affiliated members

 c. The contributions from licensing of instructors, officials and fighters.

 d The proceeds of membership and events under its control

 e. Gifts and potential grants

f. Other extra-ordinary resources.

g. All national Kickboxing Organisation (clubs) affiliated as members of the Kickboxing South Africa

 Organisation contribute to its operation, in particular by payment of a joining fee and an annual membership fee, set by the Ordinary General Meeting, according to terms in the Procedural Regulations.

h. Each affiliated member must pay an annual fee (license), the amount is set by the General Meeting. This contribution is payable to the club (or organisation). It is necessary to participate in the federal sporting life (competitions, courses etc.)

 i. Each year, the President of all national organizations, will declare and certify on their honour the number of members practicing in his own organisation and affiliated to the K1-Kickboxing South Africa.

 j. All Organisation financial transactions are to be done by using organisation bank account which is:-

Name of account:- K1-Kickboxing South Africa

 Account Number:- 1036705781

 Branch Code:- 19130500

 Bank:- NEDBANK

 Art. 16 – USE OF FUNDS

 1. K1-Kickboxing South African Board of Sport Directors will make major decisions and the distribution of funds. As funds become available, the Board of Directors will call for a meeting.

 2. The Treasurer shall have control of all the funds, financial records must be presented at meetings.

 3. Use of Funds

 a. Purchase of land for martial arts gym, or tournament stadium.

 b. For development of gyms and equipment needed.

 c. Re-imbursement of traveling allowances for the Board of Directors and officials.

 d. Sponsoring for the best fighter to attend World Championship based on competition results (diligence and  sportsmanship)

 e. Advertising and marketing

 f. Membership fees to international bodies.

 4. Organisation’s income are not to be distributed to its members except as reasonable compensation for services rendered and expenses, with that has to be approved by BOSD.

 5. Members have no rights in the property or the assets of the Organisation.

 6. All income, property and assets of the National Organisation are to be exclusively to achieve its goals and its purpose.

 7. In lack of sponsorship, inaccurately or promoters, BOSD can use funds to support national league and all expenses towards the tournament.

 Art. 17- TECHNICAL STRUCTURE FOR INSTRUCTORS.

 1. Only K1Kickboxing South Africa recognise its own grades of fighters and officials certificates as valid.

a. Yellow Belt 5

b. Red Belt 4

 c. Green Belt 3

 d. Blue Belt 2

 e. Brown Belt 1

 f. Black Belt 1 Degree

 g. Black Belt 2 Degree

 h. Black Belt 3 Degree

i. Black Belt 4 Degree

 l. Black Belt 5 Degree

2. Technical Structure for Instructors.

a. The rank blue belt is mandatory requirement for instructors “Level 4” assistant of a instructor.

 b. The rank brown belt is basic” Level 3’ instructor

 c. The rank black belt is second “Level 2” instructor colour examiner.

 d. The rank black belt 3° is advanced “level 1” chief instructor, black belt examiner.

 e. Chief instructor has to also certify official for the tournaments.

 f. all grading and technical gradings for fighters (blackbelt), officials, judges must be done by senior blackbelt 3° and 7x of income be paid into organization.

 3. Rank Structure

a. All fighters have to be registered with the Organisation

 b. Every tournament fighter will earn points. Points will be distributed as follows:

 Victory 3 Points

Withdrawal 2 Points

Defeat/Loss 1 Point

Disqualification0 Point.

c. All points has to be added up throughout the season. The fighters who participate on most of the tournaments will attract most of the points, so on the base of the points distribution, we will get 1

so on. The topped ranked fighters will represent the Organisation in prestige title fight, 5 x 2 or World Championship.

d. At the beginning of next season, points will start fresh from zero, although names of the fighters can stay in order from previous year. Immediately after the first tournament, asumably the winner in for example under 70kg division will most probably sit on top spot of the ranking ladder.

 e. Ranking list for every division can be displayed on the organisations internet site under condition that its updated regularly otherwise BOSD members can be designated to the task of issuing rank publishing bulliten which will be signed by President on regular basis, after each tournament.

4. Judges and Referees Structure

 a. Judge 3 Level (Basic level judge, local and area tournament)

b. National Judge 2 Level (Judging on National tournaments)

 c. International Judge 1 Level.(Advance level judging on tournaments)

 5. Referees Structure

a. Referee 3 Level (local and area provincial tournaments)

 a. National Referee 2 Level (Refereeing national fights)

 b. International Referee 1 Level (Refereeing on international tournaments)

 Art. 18 –GENERAL RULES

 1. The internal rules for National Organisation is set by the Board of Directors and adopted by the General  meeting.

 2. All instructors must be First Aid qualified and have completed the Instructors course. Instructors must obtain minimum Blue Belt which is Instructor Level 1, to be able to hold training and to run club.

a. All instructors must attend instructors workshop and obtain instructors certificate.

 3 All competitions sanctioned by K1-Kickboxing South Africa must be supported by medical personnel, and where the tournament or competition is including full contact mode, there must be a fully equipped ambulance on site for the duration of the event.

 4. All competitors must complete an indemnity form before participating in competitions (interclub, regional, national and international.

 5 a. Full contact fighters cannot enter the ring without having completed an indemnity form and passing basic medical check-up.

b. Professionals from other sports or organisations can participate only in prestige fights and cannot be paid for their fight.

 6. Instructors must ensure that parents or legal guardians of fighters under the age of 18 years old have given permission for their child to participate.

 7. Fights, competition can be performed in the ring and on the Tatami*mats. K1 with full contact must be performed in the ring. Styles K2 Light and K2 Full special rules can be performed in the ring and on the Tatami-mats.

 8. Only K1-Kickboxing SA sanction its own events which must be approved by the Board of Directors

9. All techniques of competing are regulated by K1-Kickboxing SA rules which all members have to adhere to.

 10. Each member/club must uphold and maintain the art of K1-Kickboxing as an honourable and disciplined sport. Should a member/club fail to do so, their membership will be terminated .

 11. K1-Kickboxing SA strives to associate itself with national and local authorities. Should these authorities show no interest in our organisation or discriminate against K1-Kickboxing SA, we will operate independently.

 12. Keeping records of tournaments has to be given to official delegate or President of Organisation.

 13. Instructors must be a person of honesty and integrity and not involved in criminal activities.

 14. All members must be actively involved in K1-Kickboxing SA activities, competitions, meetings for the benefit of our organization.

 15 a. All fighters have to wear head gear on K2 light,K2 full special rules, K1 full contact tournament standard, 3×2’ tournaments except on K1 prestige, where head gear is not obligatory.

 b. On K2 5×2 full contactprestige head gear is not obligatory.

 16. No one is allowed to use Name or Logo without permission from K1 Kickboxing SA.

 Art. 19- TOURNAMENTS STRUCTURE AND PROCEDURES

 1. All promoters must submit the budget for their tournament which has to be approved by the Board of Directors.

 a. The promoter has to cover expenses such as a paramedic, ambulance, ring, fighters prizes, trophy’s, medals, venue, and where the tournament is to be held.

 b. Travel allowance and accommodation for officials.

 c. For prestige tournaments travelling allowance and accommodation for fighters and instructors.

 d. Sanctioning fee which 10% goes to Kickboxing South Africa.

 e. Expenses towards sponsorship logo and advertising.

 2. To be able to secure the tournament, the promoter has to put down a deposit.

 3. All instructors /promoters must submit application to holder of the tournament to the Board of Directors.

 4. K1-Kickboxing South Africa shall do doping tests immediately after each tournament If financially possibly.

 5. K1-Kickboxing South Africa should work closely with anti doping agencies to ensure prevention of doping in our sport, if financially possible.

 6. K1-Kickboxing South Africa prohibits any use of doping and doping substances as:-

 1. Anabolic agents

 2. Growth hormones and related substances

 3. Prohibited Methods, enhancement of oxygen transfers, chemical and physical Manipulation.

4. Gene doping

 5. Narcotics

 6. Cannabinoids

 7. Alcohol

 Art 20. AMENDMENTS AND DISSOLUTIONS

 2. This constitution may be amended, the name Organisation may be changed and the Organisation may be dissolved by resolution of 50% + 1 vote of the members present of the National General meeting or the Extraordinary National General meeting.

2. At least twenty one days notice of the meeting stating the nature must be given to all members of the Organisation.

3. Upon the dissolution of the Organisation, after all debts and commitments have been paid, any remaining assets shall not be paid or distributed amongst members, but shall be transferred by donation to some non profit Organisation which the Governing Board considers appropriate and which has objectives the same or similar to the objectives of the Organisation and should the Organisation be exempt from payment of any taxes or duties.

Art. 21 INDEMNITY

1. Subject to the Provisions of any relevant law, members, officials, Sport Directors or appointed Delegates of the Organisation shall be indemnified by the Organisation for all acts done by them in good faith on its behalf.

2. Subject to the provisions of any relevant law, no member of the Organisation or appointed delegate (official) shall be liable for any acts, receipts, neglects or defaults of any member or office bearer, or for any loss, damage or expense suffered by the Organisation, which occurs in the execution of the duties of his or her office, unless it arises as a result of his or her dishonesty or failure to exercise this degree of care, diligence and skill required by law.

 Art.22 LOGO AND COLOURS

 1. National Organisation K1-Kickboxing South Africa (KOSA) logo will be K1-Kickboxing SA.

 2. National Organisation colours will be yellow with green letter writing, or green T-shirts with yellow letter  writing with South African flag logo demarcation.

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