European Open Szolnok Cup 2018 – DRAW and RESULTS!

Today 1st September, the legendary European Open Szolnok Cup are being held in Hungary. The tournament are not profiled like one are used to see, but with the history of quality one knows that many of the very best fighters will attend. Organized by the Furko Branch, Banzai Kyokushin Karate Hungary,  Kálmán Furkó Shihan. we give you the draw..

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Swedish Open 2018 – It`s on!

The 7th edition of Swedish Open will be held this September, and for sure the this is a “must go” event! All that has been at this tournament know the very high standard in total.

Remember it is three categories for men and two for women – and note: ONLY 16 fighters limits in each category, held every other year – so if you`r to late it will be two years to the next time. We know that signing up has begun, and besides that Sweden got their own top fighters the tournament will have top European fighting standard!!

For information: Official website and direct link to registration.

A unofficial teaser from previous years, old posters, clips wrapped in a summer theme!


The Karate Dream Festival 2018


Karate Dream Festival 2018 International Championship-Tournament! This year with over 3000 participants! The pattern continues to be the same as we have seen lately – WKO Shinkyokushinkai continues to systematically build up grate events in different format to different “use” With over 3000 karatekas – it can only be a Karate Dream!

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Kunihiro Suzuki in 1st All Kanto Karatedo Championships

(Picture from WC 2013 Kunihiro Suzuki vs Brian Jakobsen)

Nicholas Pettas, Tatsuya Iwasaki, Kunihiro Suzuki,Hajime Kazumi – and more in this classic tournament where we can follow the fights of the to finalists..

Kunihiro Suzuki – one of the icons in Kyokushin Full-Contact Karate World. A true fighter in a depth than the most of us only can dream of. One of the persons that has given proof of that it is more important to participate and give it all – than being measured only by your number in the tournament.

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1/4 final action from The 1st International Fullcontact Karate Championship!

JFKO continues to share videos from The 1st International Fullcontact Karate Championship, and the quarterfinals from the heaviest category attracts our attention. The level among the fighters is very high, and at this stage they had fought 3 or 2 fights.

Kembu Iriki (Japan) vs Maciej Mazur (Poland)
Kosei Ochiai (Japan) vs Shin Kameyama (Japan)
Kazuya Yamamoto (Japan) vs Edgard Secinski (Lithuania)
Ilya Yakovlev (Kazakhstan) vs Yuji Shimamoto (Japan)

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