WKF karate body protector
The protector is worn under the karate kimono. It was design to prevent injuries sustained from accidental hits to the chest or the side. Its exterior was made from the "high tech" Cordura cloth resistant to scratches. The internal cloth uses the "Coolmax" technology filled with foam for comfort. Approved by the World Karate Federation, WKF, for all competitions including global championships until 2020.