about us

WKU World is an international, professional, and amateur martial arts organization

under the umbrella of the Global Combat Sports Organization. WKU World has more

than 19,000 Members from 50 countries in our WKU World database. Additionally, we

count around 35,000 non-registered members. Our aim is to promote good quality

events and fair competition, bring people together, and to spread martial arts all over the world.

GCO and WKU World are headquartered in Germany. The head of the GCO and

WKU World Organizations is World Kickboxing Champion Klaus Nonnemacher. The

WKU World USA organization is under the direction of World Champion Lori Lantrip Stanley.

WKU World is launching a WKU World USA National Circuit. 

In the United States, WKU World has been present for many years with yearly USA Team Trials.

WKU World USA has grown by leaps and bounds for the last several years. WKU World

USA is now launching a National Circuit in 2021 to accommodate our USA members

and competitors who would like to join us.

At this time we are using 4 Regions: Eastern for the States in the Eastern Time Zone,

Central for the States in the Central Time Zone, Mountain Region for the Western

States in the Mountain Time Zone, and Pacific Region for the Western States in the

Pacific Time Zone. WKU World USA will be expanding to split the Regions more as we