SAYOKAN WORLD FEDERATION (SWF)
1/1 Name: SAYOKAN WORLD FEDERATION:
The word Sayokan is formed from the beginning syllables
of words in the sentence of “the way and blood of Warrior’’. In this
regulation it will be referred to as SWF.
The center of SWF is based in Ankara – Turkey.
The aim of SWF is to introduce Sayokan to all countries
in the world, to increase number of supporters and to assist in the physical and mental development of
instructors, coaches and trainers, to strengthen the unity while constituting peace and love medium, to
establish the country representatives, national federations and continental federations in the member countries.
The objectives are to:
A- organize international technical and refereeing lectures and seminars
B- establish Country Representatives, National Federations and Continental
C- Organize World and Continental Bravery Games and other official and
private International Bravery Games together with these organizations
D- Standardize Sayokan’s technical, refereeing, tola and game rules
E- Organize Sayokan development seminars, symposiums, international and
inter-university Bravery Games,
while co-operating with universities
F- Provide support to develop and establish Sayokan Federations/Associations
in other countries world-wide
G- Authorize and assign people to lead these organizations, to make them
members to SWF
H- Realize the objectives of federation to open commercial enterprises and
to participate in these enterprises.
Official language of SWF is Turkish . Turkish will be
used in technical terminology, terms, bravery games and syllabus. Translations in General Assembly and
Board of Directors will be done
both in English and Turkish.
Sayokan World Federation (SWF)
President of SWF
The founder of Sayokan and future Yabgus elected
from Yabgu election
Sayokan is defined as Turkish martial art
Sayokan Federations established in foreign
countries and established in foreign countries
member of SWF
Federations established with co-operations of
national federations in the same continent and
represents the continent they are related to
Aybars have at least 3rd SAN and
assigned to introduce Sayokan and organize its
activities in the countries which have not
Sport clubs and associations where Sayokan
martial art is thought. Bravery schools are
founded legally according to the related State’s
Second Master Trainers who has 7th, 8th
and 9th San black belt
Third Master Trainers who has 6th SAN
Third Master Trainers who has at least 3rd
SAN black belt
3rd, 4th and 5th San degree
People who has 1st and 2nd
SAN black belt
Founding Associaitons of the SWF :
SWF was founded by 5 associaiton’s union. Associaitons
A – (06 – 070 – 186) World Sayokan Headquarters – Ankara –
B – (31 – 014 –
105) Sayokan Association – Gözcüler – Ýskenderun – HATAY
C – (09 – 014 – 107) Sayokan Associaiton – Nazilli – AYDIN – TÜRKÝYE
D – (33 – 020 – 071) Sayokan Associaiton – Mut – MERSÝN – TÜRKÝYE
E – (31 – 014 – 173) Sayokan Alplýk Association – Ýskenderun HATAY -
Regulations about the Members
has two types of memberships:
Permanent Member: International Sayokan federations and
associations founded in foreign countries with the aim of running Sayokan Turkish Martial Art and
international federations who are members of SWF with the aim of running Sayokan.
Honorary Member: Person selected by Board of Directors and who can give
mental support to the federation.
2/1 Memberships: Founded Sayokan federations or existing martial art
federations which apply to SWF in order to manage their art under SWF.
2/2 National Federations, which are member of SWF, have the legal right to
introduce and represent Sayokan.
2/3 The acceptance, dismissal or conditional acceptance is under the
judgment of SWF’s Board of Directors.
2/4 All technical, refereeing and game rules of Sayokan will apply in
member countries without any amendments.
2/5 All members of SWF have to obey these regulations.
2/6 If continental federation is founded, national federations and
continental federations are directly related to SWF.
2/7 Continental Federations cannot facilitate independent events.
Activities can be organized under the information and approval of SWF.
2/8 National Federations are independent of the countries they represent.
But they are legal foundations established according to countries’ laws.
2/9 The records, visas and confirmation of Alps and Aybars who have SAN
degree and international referees in the national federations are done by SWF. Tuyuns, Aybars, Tayguns and
Tanyus, who have SAN degrees, have to take their federation diplomas and certificates.
2/10 The rules, techniques of Sayokan cannot be changed.
2/11 National Federations are represented by three members in SWF. Each
national federation has one right to vote. Countries without national federation have no right to vote.
about the Membership Operations
Article 3 :
Federations, who want to become a member of SWF, should
apply to SWF with the following
documents and they will receive a response within 30 days.
3/1 Two copies of National Federation foundation license
3/2 Two copies of membership decision letter of Board of Directors
3/3 Two copies of decision letter of Board of Directors belongs to a
person assigned for membership operations of federation
3/4 Two copies of all identity information and photocopy of front page of
passport and page has all identity information
3/5 Annual payment
3/6 Membership form of SWF is fully filled (Appendix 2)
3/7 Participation fee payment
3/8 Form (Appendix 4) is fully filled for all membership operations.
Article 4 :
Prospective National federations, who share SWF’s
objectives, apply officially for the membership. Upon this application, Board of Directors will decide membership within 30
days and announce the result to the applicant in writing. The accepted applicant is recorded to the
members have equal rights. Federations cannot
discriminate on nation, color, sex, religion and cult, family and class. Every member national federation has the right to
attend the activities and management of SWF.
The dismissal cannot claim possession on SWF’s estates.
member of the national federation has one right to vote
in SWF. Honorary members have no right to vote.
Article 5 :
Membership of the ones, who afterwards loses their
properties searched in regulation, will be terminated.
5/2 Resignation: Every member can terminate its membership with a
5/3 Dismissal: Dismissal from the membership can be one of the following
A- Non-compliance with the main regulations,
B- Failure to attend two consecutive General Assemblies because of not
paying the annual membership fee,
C- The members dismissed for an indefinite period of time.
The decision of membership termination depending upon the above reasons
cannot be challenged. But the membership termination, which is concluded after a deficiency in
regulations, may be challenged.
dismissed or resigned from federation, have to pay their
annual fees for the period of membership time. By the decision of Board of Directors, the resigned or dismissed
member’s record is deleted from SWF’s Membership Account Book. Then it is entrusted to national federation.
Article 6 : In
order to achieve its goals, the federation;
6/1 Conducts scientific research, organizes courses and gives gifts to
successful people, attends to symposiums, publishes books, brochures and bulletin boards, organizes
activities and co-operates with universities, faculties, research centers and other associations and
6/2 Purchases, sells or hires real estates related to its aims. It has
operating, constructing and other rights on its real estates,
6/3 Uses and allows to use books, magazines, bulletin boards, brochures
and other kind of periodical and indefinite publications, visual and written mass media.
6/4 Accepts grants and help from donor,
6/5 Prepares regulations in order to work more efficiently,
6/6 Approves 6th SAN and upper degrees of member national
federations, organizes courses and exams for international refereeing,
6/7 Organizes international technical seminars, summer and winter camps,
6/8 Hires salaried and contracted personnel in order to work more
6/9 Takes annual subscription fees from member federations,
6/10 National Representatives are formed,
6/11 Organizes International Bravery Games or evaluates the request of
organizing International Bravery Games of member federations, if it is appropriate, gives them permission,
6/12 Opens representatives in the countries without national federations,
6/13 Organizes common activities with other national federations in the
field of martial arts,
6/14 Provides coordination among member foreign country Sayokan
6/15 Makes common activities with Sayokan Federation in Turkey because
Sayokan is a Turkish martial art,
6/16 Opens commercial enterprises and participates in these enterprises.
Article 7 :
Federation emblem and colors are as below.
Article 8 :Members
are penalized and disciplinary actions taken by the
Board of Directors, on the occasions listed below.
8/1 Acting contrary to main regulations,
8/2 Not performing the given duties, which are necessary for Sayokan to
achieve its goals,
8/3 Talking and being against SWF’s members, countries, morale, religions,
8/4 Humiliating SWF’s morale,
8/5 Harming SWF real and personal estates,
8/6 Losing its apolitical property and going into politics, distinguishing
others according to religion and nation,
8/7 Coming out against the decision of Board of Directors,
8/8 Making forgery on Membership Form Letter (Appendix 2),
8/9 As a result of the official decision coming from the national or
international foundations on the occasions of acting on the contrary of national or international laws,
8/10 Making religious, national and political acts on the contrary of
member countries of SWF,
8/11 Forming groups among members and harming SWF,
8/12 Any kind of action against disciplinary rules.
Article 9 :
After the defense of prosecuted member or national
federation or continental federation, SWF Board of Directors can penalize as shown below. Relevant member or
national federation or continental federation acquits its written defense to the SWF Secretary no more than
within 30 days. Member national federations or continental federations are responsible for unjust
behaviors against SWF which are needed to be penalized.
9/1 Warning: It is the lightest penalty made in order to warn and avoid
next misbehaviors of the member; warning is issued in writing and is not entered into registry book.
9/2 Blame: It is declared in a written way that SWF member’s or official’s
behavior is blamed. This penalty is entered into the registry.
9/3 Temporary Removal: SWF member is banned from the membership of SWF not
less than one week and not more than two years. It is entered into the registry book.
9/4 Permanent Dismissal: SWF member’s misbehavior, which is serious and
cannot be penalized as previous cases. The member is dismissed and corresponding record is deleted from
Related To Penalties
While penalizing a member the SWF Board of Directors
follows the below procedures and decides
what to do.
Board of Directors takes the oral and written defense of
the prosecuted member, association or official. Member cannot be penalized without a defense. But retrieval of defense
document after the deadline or a defense without an acceptable excuse is treated as it is received.
10/2 SWF is authorized to judge the undisciplined behavior of the member
while taking care of the claim, defense and registry of the members. On the occurrence of mitigating
causes, one grade lighter penalty may be applied while giving its reasons. Member federations, giving misleading
declarations while not fulfilling membership criteria, are dismissed from SWF membership. If the same
offence is repeated again, one grade heavier punishment is applied to the member. If more than one penalty is
suitable, the heaviest is applied.
10/3 Lighter penalty may be applied to the member because of its well-intention.
Penalty can be postponed on the regretness occasion whereas dismissal from membership cannot be
postponed. If the offence is repeated again in a year, both penalties are applied. Not entirely sure
what this is trying to say …
10/4 After six months from misbehavior date, member cannot be prosecuted.
10/5 Prosecuted member’s identity, proofs and defense about misbehavior or
other related information about the member is entered into the registry book in the Board of Directors
meeting. One copy of the decision letter is sent to member. If it necessitates, related officials in the
country of member may be notified. These regulations are also valid for the assigned
Member has the right to appeal to the General Assembly
about the dismissal decision after being
notified.Member may defend themselves and appeal against the decision at
the next General Assembly meeting. At the appeal, General Assembly approves or removes the penalty.
Dismissed members rights and responsibilities are in force until the General Assembly decision,
depending upon the appeal made by the member. Board of Director’s decision is indisputable except membership
Bravery Games And Election Principles
Article 12 :
12/1 SWF is
the only association which has the right to organize the
world bravery games and international bravery games. This is its property.
12/2 With the approval of SWF, countries in which world and international
bravery games will be held are scheduled in 5 years-term programs by national federation and continental
federation (if exist). All the arrangement about the organization is handled by the home-country.
12/3 Ataturk Sayokan Bravery Games World Cup, World Martial Arts Bravery
Olympic Games and Turkish World Sayokan Bravery Games are organized by Turkish Sayokan Federation in
12/4 Sayokan World Bravery Games are organized once every two years, World
Martial Arts Bravery Olympic Games are organized once every four years, Turkish World Sayokan Bravery
Games are organized once in two years and Ataturk Sayokan Bravery Games World Cup is organized every
12/5 In continents with no continental federation; Continental Bravery
Games are organized together with all member national federations by the approval of SWF. In order to organize
Continental Bravery Games, there must be at least five (5) member countries in the continents.
12/6 In Bravery Games’ Organizations all members cover their own fares and
expenses. There exist no participation fees for Bravery Games.
12/7 Alps who are not registered to SWF cannot participate in any of
International Bravery Games except for World Martial Arts Bravery Olympic Games.
12/8 In International Bravery Games, every country can participate with
one Alp in every weight.
12/9 All the fares, accommodation fees and other expenses of referees, who
attend to World Bravery Games organized by SWF, are paid by SWF.
12/10 Monetary rewards of first three (3) ranking Alps in World Bravery
Games in every weight category are paid by SWF. The amount of prize is determined by Board of Directors. It
has to be decided six (6) months before each game and announced to national federations. All the
organization’s expenses are paid by home country’s federation.
12/11 Sayokan Bravery Games are held on the grassy fields (football and
similar fields). Bravery Games cannot be organized in closed areas.
Article 13 :
13/2 Board of Directors
13/3 Inspection Committee
and Its Duties
SWF Congress members consist of member national
federation’s three delegates. Congress is gathered periodically once every three years in March in the SWF’s main
building or another building in the same city determined by Board of Directors. Congress is done at the date,
time and place as determined in the announcing and informed to the biggest local civil administrator.
Every national federation has one right to vote. Three delegates of each member national federation are determined in
the first member operations. Changes in delegates’ list should be notified to SWF secretary three (3)
months before congress. Board of Directors members also attends to the congress, but they have no right to
vote. Congress members are invited at least fifteen days before congress by the Board of Directors.
For this reason the date, time and agenda of assembly is notified to the members. After the opening of
congress, the President, the President’s representatives and secretary are selected to manage the assembly.
Congress is gathered by two-third (2/3)
participation of member delegates’ majority in the event of regulation
changes and abrogation of SWF. In the event of delaying of assembly because of not providing majority, majority
is not necessary in the second assembly. But, number of participant members is not less than double of
the number of Board of Directors and Inspection Committee. If there is Board of Directors, Inspection
Committee request or written request of one-fifth (1/5) member of SWF General Committee, unusual assembly is
gathered. Board of Directors prepares the list of delegation who has right to participate in Congress
and warns indebted members to pay their debts until congress date. Members, who have debt of participation
fee and annual debt, cannot participate in Congress and have no right to select or to be selected.
Reasons as a result of delaying of assembly, apart from not providing majority, are notified to the members
fifteen days before assembly and members also are informed about date, time and agenda of assembly. Members,
who will attend to Congress, are added to the list. Delayed assembly has to be done in two months after
its delaying date. Congress
cannot be delayed more than once.
The duties of congress are listed below
14/1 SWF’s regulations are taken into account in congress. Congress is
gathered with one more than half of the delegate number of people.
14/2 Majority’s opinion is accepted in congress.
14/3 The agenda of congress is determined by the Board of Directors and
announced to the member national federations three(3) months before congress. National federations declare
the topics argued in a written way a month before congress date.
14/4 One copy of the decisions and registry of the congress is submitted
to member federations.
14/5 Secretary announces the agenda in the congress and they are re-approved.
Agendas should be approved by a majority and unapproved agendas are postponed to next congress.
14/6 Programs and projects aiming to make SWF’s services more efficient,
complete the deficiencies if exist,
14/7 The dismissal decision about a national federation is discussed in
14/8 Working program, budget regulation and profit-expense table is
14/9 Board of Director’s President, major and reserved members of
Inspection Committee and Board of Director’s members are selected.
14/10 Board of Director’s activity report, balance sheet and profit-expense
table are discussed and approved. Board of Director’s members is acquitted.
14/11 Except the definite regulation topics, Board of Director’s draft law
about a change of regulation is discussed and decided.
14/12 Board of Director’s is authorized to purchase and sell personal and
14/13 To decide the disintegration of SWF.
14/14. A national federation cannot assign deputy if its delegates do not
attend to congress
14/15. Commercial enterprises are opened, federation participates in these
enterprises to realize objectives of federation or Board of Directors is authorized to take partners.
Unusual congress is gathered with the Board of Directors
or Inspection Committee’s decisions or with the written application of one-fifth (1/5) of SWF members. Unusual
General Committee is gathered with its own specific agenda and Usual General Committee methods are applied.
of Directors and Its Duties
Article 16: It
consists of nine (9) major members and five (5) reserve
members. Its service duration is three (3) years. Duties are listed below. It is selected with vote by ballot. If the
President is departed from the board, the new President is voted in by ballot, after a reserve member is invited.
Board of Directors will serve for three (3) years, within one week after reselection of Board, President, Vice-President,
General Secretary and Accountant are chosen. Number of Board of Director’s assembly and
sufficient decision is one more than half. Board of Directors meets at least two times in a year. Officials of the
other committees are charged with the renewal of Board of Directors. General Secretary must have an
undergraduate diploma, speak fluent English and must have at least a 3rd SAN black belt.
16/1 To put into practice the main regulation, accomplishing other
relevant activities in accordance with the objectives of General Assembly,
16/2 To prepare and execute working program, budget regulation and profit-expense
16/3 To prepare activity report, budget sheet and profit-expense table of
16/4 To analyze and decide the applications about new federations,
member’s bravery schools
Depending upon the President’s advice, to decide the
dismissal or penalty of the members that lose properties,
16/6 To arrange the agenda, location and date of General Assembly,
16/7 To appoint other committees and their officials that co-work with the
Board of Directors through their goals
16/8 To hire and fire the managerial and financial personnel,
16/9 To take the authorization in order to prepare or charge the main
regulations or draft law,
16/10 To announce the General Assembly decisions to the members,
16/11 To take the duty and balance sheet over from the previous Board of
16/12 To decide the amount of annual membership fee, SAN diploma and exam
payments, price of passports and visas of Alps, the prize of first three (3) champion Alps in Sayokan
World Championship, referees
16/13 To open a bank account in behalf of federation, to draw or invest
money to the relevant bank account,
16/14 To decide sponsorship treaties and cooperation,
16/15 To hire salaried or contractual personnel if necessary,
16/16 To establish other committees, to organize regulations in order to
improve the efficiency of Sayokan services, contests, Aybar’s and referee’s studies.
16/17 To prepare and put into force Sayokan Bravery Games, Aybar,
Sponsorship, Referee, Yabgu, Country
Representatives, San regulations and instructions.
16/18 To decide to open representatives in the foreign countries and
assigns representatives, to give authorization documents (Appendix 3). To inform the related country in
written way and send the one copy of authorization document.
Inspection Committee, which is the authorized inspection
organ of SWF and consists of three (3) major and three (3) reserve members, is appointed for three (3) years in
the General Assembly. Inspection Committee has to be re-selected when Board of Directors is re-selected in
the General Assembly. Within one week after the appointment of Inspection Committee, President and
Spokesman are selected. Committee is gathered together at least once in six (6) months. Number of assembly
members for sufficient decision is three (3).
The duties of Inspection Committee are as follows.
17/1 To analyze the budget sheet of SWF and to report the results and
advice to the Board of Directors at least once in six (6) months,
17/2 To attend the meeting of Board of Directors, where working program,
budget sheet, profit-expense table of last term discussed and its advises and wishes declared,
17/3 To report to the General Assembly, the result of analysis about last
term’s working program, budget sheet, profit-expense table which is prepared by Board of Directors.
Interior inspection of the SWF is handled by Inspection
Committee according to the main regulations. Inspection Committee is responsible for all activities to the
Members of Board of Directors or Inspection Committee is
assumed to be dropped out, on the occasion of three consecutive non-attendances without legal excuse or non-attendance
with legal excuse which is occurred one more than half of the actual meeting number in a
term. Then the first reserve member is invited and become a major member in a week.
Successful Alps in their own weights in Sayokan Bravery
Games and important guests are rewarded. Rewards are covered with federation budget or with sponsorship
There are mainly five (5) types of rewards.
21/1 Financial Reward (Prize): Prizes are determined by the SWF Board of
Directors. In The World Bravery Games, the 1st, 2nd, 3rd degreed Alps in
their own weights are rewarded. Overall, The National
Federation, which has more number of 1st, 2nd, 3rd
place Alps, is also rewarded by the Board of Director’s
21/2 Medals: It is obligatory to give medals to the graded Alps, at all
21/3 Cups: The first three (3) graded Alps are given the cup reward in all
21/4 Plates: It is given to the President of member national federations,
country representatives and important guests.
21/5 Contest Participation Certificates: It is given to all Alps applied
to Bravery Games.
SWF is managed by Board of Director’s President and
General Secretary. Other members of Board can be appointed miscellaneous duties by the Board of Director’s
Board of Director’s President: All the meetings are chaired by the
President. The president is capable of representing SWF. Board of Directors and its President are responsible for
misuse of their duties.
Secretary: General Secretary, who is selected by Board
of Directors, represents SWF, executes the given duties according to the authorization given by the Board of
Accountant, who depends on Board of Directors, manages
budget sheet, profit-expense table and other official and financial affairs.
president, Board of Directors and Accountant are
together responsible for account discord of SWF.
Other committees are as follows.
23/1 Technical Committee
23/2 Central Refereeing Committee
23/3 Law Committee
23/4 Education Committee
23/5 Organization Committe
23/6 Financial Support and Sponsorship Research Committee (FSSRC)
23/7 Country Representatives
23/8 Representative of Europen sayokan – RES
23/9 Representative of Asian Sayokan – RAS
23/10 Representative of Pan American Sayokan – RPS
23/11 Representative of United African Sayokan – RUAS
23/12 Representative of Oversea Countries – ROC
Duties of Other Committees
Article 24 :
24/1 Technical Committees:
It consists of five (5) major and three (3) reserve
members. Members must have at least 5th SAN black belt. They must have strong background
knowledge about all Sayokan formations and subjects under discussion. SWF President may substitute Technical
Committee members. If a member resigns, the first reserve member becomes major. SWF President chooses
Technical Committee members. The duties of Technical Committee are listed below. The Technical
Committee is over the national federation’s Technical Committees and inspects them.
A- To teach and develop Sayokan technical syllabus/content and games that
B- Analyzes invitation and advises from national federations about 6th
SAN and over degrees. If it is suitable, presents to SWF President and Yabgu approval.
C- To provide and inspect the technical standardization of Sayokan in the
D- Organizing technical seminars. To appoint trainers for these seminars.
To present these studies to the Board of directors.
E- In conjunction with Educational Committee, preparing and publishing
visual and written documents in order to provide technical development.
F- Committee depends on the founder of Sayokan Martial Art Yabgu Nihat
Yigit and has the authorization of Yabgu. Committee is also responsible to Board of Directors and depends on
G- To offer the advice that comes from national federations Bengisan,
Bengialp, Yabgu, Tanyu, Taygun graded people.
H- To perform other duties given by President.
I- To investigate the reports comes from members about sayokan and do the
Information about this committee is declared in
Refereeing Regulations in detailed.
Performs federations’ judicial affairs and duties
assigned by President. It consists of five (5) major and three (3) reserve members. The President appoints them
It consists of five (5) major and three (3) reserve
members. Co-operates with Technical Committee about educational formations. Prepares and publishes
visual documents in order to support Sayokan education. It serves at the universities for the sake of
Sayokan development. It is authorized and charged for SWF’s educational affairs, depends on General Secretary
and responsible to the Board of Directors. The President appoints all members.
Support and Sponsorship Research Committee (FSSRC): It consists of five (5) major members. It searches Financial Resources for SWF to organize better and
qualified activities. FSSRC negotiates with officia associations and capitalists. FSSRC members are
appointed by President and also depend on President.
Country Representatives are selected by Board of
Directors and consist of one President and two vice-Presidents from the same country. Members are
appointed by President and depend on President and work for Sayokan to introduce, develop and
increase wide participation, to provide the unity among Bravery Schools and to establish new federations. They
attend to General Assembly but have no right to vote.
Representative of Europen sayokan – RES :
consists of five (5) members. Provides the unity among the member countries in its continent and shows neutral management. ESF
aims to increase the number of member countries and works for qualified organizations in continent. It
cannot form groups within the members depending on nation and religion.
Representative of Asian Sayokan – RAS :
It consists of five (5) major members. Provides the
unity among the member countries in its continent and shows neutral management.
ASF aims to increase the number of member countries and works for qualified organizations in
continent. It cannot form groups within the members depending on nation and religion.
Representative of Pan American Sayokan – RPS :
It consists of five (5) major members. Provides the unity among the member countries in its continent and shows neutral
management. PSF aims to increase the number of member countries and works for qualified organizations in
continent. It cannot form groups within the members depending on nation and religion.
Representative of United African Sayokan – RUAS :
It consists of five (5) major members. Provides the unity among the member countries in its continent and shows neutral
management. UASF aims to increase the number of member countries and works for qualified
organizations in continent. It cannot form groups within the members depending on nation and religion.
Representative of Oversea Countries - ROC:
It consists of five (5) major members. Provides unity among the member countries in its continent and shows neutral management.
OSF aims to increase the number of member countries and works for qualified organizations in
continent. It cannot form groups within the members depending on nation and religion.
Continental representatives are founded by the General
Assembly’s decision, in the continents that have at least five (5) member countries.They bring together the
countries in their continent and direct these countries neutral . They prepare programs which increase number of
members, make Sayokan widespread and offer to president approval . SWF continental federations
serve for 3 (3) years. After the Board of Director’s service duration expires, continental federation duration
also finishes. They serve according to SWF main regulations. National federations and country representatives
are entered into two distinct registry books by continental federations. In this registry book national
federations’ addresses, identities of Board of Directors’ members, budget sheets are recor
Article 26 :
Incomes consist of funds listed below.
26/1 Grants, legacies and gifts,
26/2 SAN diploma and exam fees, Aybar diploma and exam fees, international
referee courses, exams and diploma prices, Alp license books and yearly renewal fees,
26/3 All incomes from summer and winter camps and technical training
26/4 Incomes from marketing, sponsorship and advertisements,
26/5 Annual membership fee of national federations and representatives,
26/6 Renting or operating incomes from real and personal estates Incomes, which come from continental federations,
26/7 Incomes from meetings, fairs, shows, concerts, sport competitions,
lottery and all kinds of publications, 26/8 Incomes
from real estates
29/9 SWF membership subscription fee (once
29/10 Incomes, which come from opening commercial enterprises and
participating in these enterprises
29/11, Accepting help by grants from abroad, association, federation and
foundations with the approval of related ministry.
Expenses are as follows.
27/1 Rents (SWF center’s, competitions’ and seminars’ field) official and
other documents’ payments,
27/2 Outgoings for manufacturing of materials and beneficial for Sayokan’s
27/3 Traveling expenses of Bravery Games’ referees and other officials,
27/4 Prizes of first three (3) graded Alps in some important Bravery Games
specified by Board of directors,
27/5 Salaries and insurance payment of contractual personel decided by
board of directors,
27/6 Outgoings for cups, medals, attendance certificates given to graded
Alps in Bravery Games,
27/7 Outgoings for documents or certificates that are given to the
trainers or attendants in winter-summer camps, technical and refereeing seminars,
27/8 Outgoings related to co-operations with universities,
27/9 President’s, Vice-President’s, General Secretary’s traveling expenses
and other payments related to SWF’s affairs,
27/10 Rents and fuel payments of motor vehicles hired for SWF activities,
27/11 Traveling expenses and salaries paid to trainers in technical and
27/12 Other outgoings,
27/13 Outgoings for books, magazines, cassettes and compact discs,
27/14 Introduction and advertisement outgoings,
27/15 expenses in General Assembly.
of Profit-Expense Applications
Article 28 :
Methods of profit-expense applications are as below.
28/1 Amount of annual membership subscription fee and participation fee
are determined by Board of Directors each year.
28/2 SWF incomes are collected with receipt documents and outgoings are
done with expense documents. If SWF incomes are collected through the banks, documents like deduction or
summary of an account are used as receipt document. Saving duration of receipt and expense documents is
five (5) years.
documents, which will be used for collection of SWF
profits, are printed by the decision of Board of Directors. After printing of these documents, printing houses have to
notify the amount of the cover and number of the serial and row of these documents to Local Civilian Chief,
who will collect grant and membership fee, are determined by the decision of SWF Board of Directors.
Three (3) Authorization Documents are prepared for these people and approved by President of Board
of Directors and one of these documents is given to Local Civilian Chief.
Article 29 :
SWF has registry books as below.
29/1 Member Registry Book: Identity information and dates of entrance and
exist of President of national country federation is registered into this book. Amount of membership fee
can be entered into this registry book.
29/2 Decisions Registry Book: Decisions of Board of Directors are
registered according to their date and number and members who participate in assembly signed under decisions.
29/3 Profit-expense Book: Incomes and outgoings are entered into this book
29/4 Document Registry Book: All income and outgoing documents are
registered with their date and serial numbers here. Original income documents and copy of outgoing documents are
filed. Income and outgoing documents which come through e-mail are kept with their outputs.
29/5 Movable Property Book: Acquisition date of movable properties belongs
to SWF and their using places
and drop out registry of expired ones are registered here.
29/6 Receipt Document Registry Book: Serial and row numbers of receipt
documents, name, surname and signature of people who take and return these documents and dates of
taking and return are entered into this book.
Article 30 :
They are as follows.
30/1 Sayokan is a Turkish martial art. It cannot be referenced to any
30/2 Sayokan was created and founded by Yabgu Nihat Yigit. It cannot be
referenced or sold to anybody else.
30/3 Center of SWF is in Ankara in Turkey, it cannot be carried to another
country. It will stay forever in Turkey. It cannot be relocated to any other country.
30/4 Sayokan Bravery Games’ methods, structures, ways are declared in
Battle (Cenk) regulations and cannot be changed.
30/5 Techniques, rules and methods of Sayokan, which is a contribution of
Yabgu Nihat Yigit to whole world, are confirmed and approved by Yabgu. This is a rightful initiate.
30/6. All member national federations use Sayokan’s original logo in
national Sayokan San and Aybar diplomas. They do not use SWF’s logo. They add their countries’ flags on
the top of logo. (Appendix 1)
Universal and valid in whole world logo of Sayokan is as
below. International federations also use this logo and only they add their countries’ flags on the top of logo. (Appendix
Article 32 : SWF General Assembly can always decide abrogation
of federation. In order to decide abrogation, two-thirds (2/3) of the General Assembly members should attend
according to the regulation. If this criterion could not be satisfied, members are re-invited to second
assembly. Number of the members, who participate in second assembly, cannot be less than double of the
number of Board of Directors and Inspection Committee members. Decision can be taken if only two-thirds
(2/3) of the attendants votes for abrogation. SWF abrogation is declared to local civilian chief by Board of
Directors in written way. On the abrogation occasion, all estates, financial resources and all rights are
discharged by the decision of General Assembly.
of Main Regulation
Article 33 :
Two-thirds (2/3) of the General Assembly members can
change main regulations
Article 34 :
In the event of the rule vacancy,
Association Law bearing the
number 5253 is applied. If there is no rule in this law, Rules of Turkish Civil Law bearing the number 4721
Article 35 :
It is composed of national federations’ membership and
representatives’ membership.Members pay $150 for each year and representatives pay $50 for annual membership
Article 36 :
Participation fee is paid if national federation
participates in SWF. This fee is $30 and it is
and Seminar Activities
Article 37 :
if national federations wish to organize international
courses and seminars, traveling and accommodation expenses, relevant national federation or country
representative covers wages of trainers assigned by SWF.
Arts World Bravery Games Committee
Article 38 : Martial Arts World Bravery Games Committee, which
was founded by Turkish Sayokan Federation, is an association just responsible to organize World Martial
Arts Bravery Games. Members are appointed by Turkish Sayokan Federation and then they are reported to SWF.
SWF does not supply a budget for this organization. This organization’s referees and observers are
assigned by SWF. Traveling and accommodation expenses, SWF’s President’s, Vice-President’s and General
Secretary’s all outgoings are paid by Turkish Sayokan Federation. Expenses of other Board of Directors’
members are paid by SWF.
Procedures of SWF
Article 39 :
Personnel and real estates are taken by means of
authorization given by General Congress for SWF.
Article 40 :
This regulation is valid after its publication.
Article 41 :
This regulation is executed by SWF’s President.
Article 42 : Appendix 1 Membership Form, Appendix 2 Sayokan
Country Federation flags, Appendix 3 Country Representatives Authorization Document and Appendix 4 express
information form about members. International federations and associations fill these forms. Only country
representative authorization document is filled by SWF.And send to concerned post.
Article 43 :
The founder members’ names and addresses are below…