The Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) and Sport Australia have recently released some guidelines that will form the foundation for the safe return to training in a measured and considered manner. Whilst each activity and state will have their own recommendations, the AIS Framework for Rebooting Sport in a COVID-19 Environment has outlined a tiered approach to a return to training. The below table outlines the current recommendations being. proposed by the AIS for Karate.
|Level A||Level B||Level C|
|Running/aerobic/agility training (solo), resistance training (solo), technical training (solo) — e.g. mirror work.||No contact/bouts. Shadow sparring.
Non-contact technical work with coach, including using pads, paddles.
|Full training and competition.|
Find out more about ‘the AIS Framework for Rebooting Sport in a COVID-19 Environment’ by reviewing the executive summary provided by the AIS below.
To keep up to date with the latest developments, the AIS has a useful page that is regularly updated