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30/11/16

 

CRACK THE CODE IS BACK!

Win 2 VIP tickets to the 2017 World Pole Sports Championships and World Pole Weekend for Christmas! For the entire month of December, the IPSF is hosting the 2017WPSC Crack the Code Challenge!

 

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15/11/16

 

READ OUR BLOG - THE CHANGE IN PERCEPTIONS

There is change afoot! No longer is pole committed to the gossip pages. Our sport is finding its way into the sports pages more and more! We have evolved and it looks like the world is starting to notice!

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01/11/16

 

READ ALL ABOUT THIS MONTHS NEWS

So much has been going on we can hardly keep up. Make sure you do!

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01/11/16

POLE SPORTS & THE OLYMPIC BLOG

The IPSF's application to the International Olympic Committee has been documented in thir blog. Also discussed are the changes going on in the world of sport to ease the recognition process...

STORY ON IOC APPLICATION

STORY ON SPORTING CHANGE

31/10/16

POLE SPORTS DOCUMENTORY

Calling all youth athletes from the UK. Minio Films are reserching the idea for a Pole Sports documentory. If you are between the ages of 10-16 and concidering competing at the UK national championships in May FIND OUT MORE HERE

 

30/10/16
TAFISA WORLD GAMES

The IPSF and the Pole Sports Delegation were proud to be debuting and representing our sport at these illustrious Games!!
From the TAFISA Games Organising Committee:
From October 2016 6 till 12, Jakarta, the capital city of Indonesia, will host the 6th TAFISA World Sport for All Games. This major international event is anticipating 12,000 participants and delegates of international federations from around the globe participating and competing in over 100 different traditional sports, festivals, and events.
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21/10/16
WORLD POLE WEEKEND ANNOUNCED!

Huge changes have taken place for the World Pole Sports Championships 2017. The event winn now host FOUR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS AND A CONVENTION plus over 20 international vendors in an action packed three day event....Read More....

 

29/09/16
IPSF OPENS A PARA POLE CATEGORY

We feel that NOW is the right time to begin the development of our Para-Pole Category. It will be a 5 year developmental process....Read More....

 

27/09/16
IPSF BECOME WADA SIGNATORIES

The International Pole Sports Federation has been working relentlessly behind the scenes for almost three years in an undying effort to become what’s known as a WADA signatory.....Read More....

 

20/09/2016

 

 

THE IPSF APPLY FOR IOC RECOGNITION

The future of pole...

 

The IPSF have applied to the International Olympic Committee for recognition as a sport. FIND OUT MORE

 

15/09/2016

 

 

THE FALL

Ever fallen off the pole?

 

Read this amazing blog post from Kriston Leagh about the emotion of falling while performing

READ THE MOVING POST HERE

 

09/09/2016

 

ATHLETES COMMISSION ANNOUNCED

We have been in the news a lot!

 

We have always given the pole community the opertunity to have their say and now its offical 

FIND OUT MORE HERE

 

08/09/2016

 

NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS

We have been in the news a lot!

 

In the last 6 weeks the IPSF and Pole Sports have been featured in the news. Make sure you keep up to date with what the world thinks about pole! READ THEM HERE

 

01/09/2016

 

CODE OF POINTS LAUNCHED

Plus so much more

 

We have a round up of what has happened in the month of August and what we are looking forward to in September. We have been busy over the summer SEE WHAT WE HAVE BEEN UP TO

 

01/08/2016

 

WORLD POLE SPORTS CHAMPIONSHIPS 2016

Success!!

 

The International Pole Sports Federation (IPSF) is thrilled to announce the sucess of the 5th World Pole Sports Championships 2016. Check out who won, broke records and much more  READ ALL ABOUT IT

 

20/06/2016

 

WORLD ULTRA POLE DEBUT!

Let the Battle Begin!

 

The International Pole Sports Federation (IPSF) is thrilled to announce the official launch of the innovative and much anticipated new style of pole; ULTRA POLE! This intense new discipline is a higher octane version of Pole, more akin to the extreme sports you might see at the X-games, and will feature Ultimate Trick Battles where athletes trick out against other competitors in high energy, attitude infused, battle rounds. READ MORE

 

17/05/2016

Join the IPSF!

We are expanding! Help to transform the face of Pole Sports! Gain valuable experience working with an International Sports Federation and an International Non-Profit Organisation and contribute to the course of Pole Sports as you learn! Interested? Find out more

 

05/05/2016

Becoming the Governing Body of Pole in your Country Just Got Easier

After the historic meeting with SportAccord in April huge changes have been made in the application process with the IPSF to become a National Govering Body (NGB). We also anounced our Freestyle Pole Series.... Find Out How To Join US

 

01/05/2016

IPSF INVITED TO EXCLUSIVE SPORTACCORD MEMBERSHIP SESSION 2016

FUTURE OF POLE SPORTS BRIGHTER THAN EVER

In April 2016, SportAccord, the governing body endorsed by The International Olympic Committee, invited the IPSF along with a select number of other International Sports Federations (International Kitesurf Federation, E-games, International Practical Shooting Confederation, International Roll Ball Federation and several Martial Art sports) to attend a ground breaking first-of-its-kind meeting to discuss official recognition under SportAccord for new sports.

READ MORE HERE

11/04/2016

IMPORTANT POLE SPORTS NEWS UPDATE

THE IPSF OFFICIAL STANCE ON IPSAF

UPDATES FOR SWISS ATHLETES

As a result of the many questions and concerns with regard to the legitimacy of the newly formed International Pole Sports and Art Federation (IPSAF), and in response to our own National Federations asking for our official stance on the situation, the IPSF would like to issue the following statement to clear up any confusion READ MORE HERE

03/04/2016

WORLD RECORDS ARE SMASHED IN JAPAN

This weekend saw the first of the IPSF endorsed Open and National Championships in Osaka. 6 World Records were broken and over 10 champions were crowned ..Read More

03/04/2016

THE USA FINALISTS ARE ANNOUNCED

The Interational Pole Sports federation are delighted to announce the finalist of the U.S Championships. Which replaced the USA National Championships after their endorsement was revoked. ..Read More

02/04/2016

12 COOL THINGS HAPPENING AT THE IPSF THIS MONTH

The IPSF Pole Sports season is now in full swing, and there's plenty of news to share. Here's the monthly low down on what we have to look forward to. ..Read More

30/03/2016

#CRACK THE CODE CHALLENGE

We've chosen one of the IPSF's Code of Points most infamous moves! The Double Russian Split! As far as we know, this has NEVER been done!! Will you be the FIRST to crack this IPSF doubles compulsory move, or perhaps have the most utterly entertaining attempt??! JOIN IN THE FUN

30/03/2016

INVITATION TO MEET WITH SPORTACCORD

The International Pole Sports Federation is delighted to anounce an invition by SportAccord to attend a meeting to discuss the future of Pole Sports and the IPSF application with them.....Read More.....

23/03/2016

TAFISA WORLD GAMES

The International Pole Sports Federation has been invited to send a delegation of 8 Pole Sports athletes from around the world to present pole to 12,000 people.....Read More.....

29/02/2016

TWO NEW OPEN DATES

Due to the withdrawal of the FISAC Italian National Pole Sports Championships and the Italian Pole Sports Open, athletes now have two extra competitions to choose from to qualify for the World Pole Sports Championships 2016.....Read More.....

29/02/2016

IT'S COMPETITION TIME!

To celebrate the launch of the World Pole Sports Championships 2016, we are offering all pole enthusiasts the chance to win two VIP tickets to the event by showing off their cool code moves....Read More.....

25/02/2016

DEDUCTION REDUCTION

SEVEN SIMPLE STRATEGIES TO AVOID DEDUCTIONS

 

We want you to win! Follow these seven simple strategies from the IPSF to avoid deductions and boost your overall score.......Read More.....

  

20/02/2016

USPSF ENDORSMENT REVOKED

The International Pole Sports Federation revoke the endorsment of the USPSF Championships after months of difficulties....Read More.....

02/02/16
4 LITTLE LETTERS BRING
POLE SPORTS2 STEPS AWAY FROMTHE OLYMPIC GAMES

The International Pole Sports Federation has been working relentlessly behind the scenes for almost three years in an undying effort to become what’s known as a WADA signatory.....Read More....

 

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