Romanian International Open!

Lørdag 28.oktober ble Romanian International Open arrangert. Detter er en stor internasjonal turnering som favner om alle klasser, og da mener man alle klaser. NKO Norge var på plass, og det med tre utøvere. Egersund stilte med Markus Skailand på juniorsiden, og med Therese Østebrød i åpen vekt senior. I den klassen befant også Marleen Gregusson Ringerike. Coach for Egersund var Kristian Søyland.

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12th Kokoro Cup 2019

Kokoro Cup – once again the date are set for this highly professional tournament. as before this has been a real highlight closing the year. The mix of a very high level fighters together with the pro setting of the event itself.

And a new angle are added to this years event – junior categories. One day with the seniors next day will the next generation show their skill.

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Batumi Open-Caucasus Cup 2019

Caucasus Cup – Georgia,

From from previous editions known to be a very hard and tough tournament. And it would surprise us if this edition came out in a another direction. The International Tournament “Batumi Open-Caucasus Cup 2019 will be held the weekend 28-31st September. (Tournament day 29th) This may not be the most promoted tournament, but taking in consideration the countries that attend previous years Georgia, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Lithuania, Kazakhstan, Ukraine gives us an idea about the level…

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WFKO – Road to Japan 2020

As we all know the World Fullcontact Karate Organization will host the first World Championship in Japan next year. The WFKO has systematic grown in the wake of JFKO, which has long been well established. This spring we watched the 5th JFKO All Japan Open tournament – and could confirm top level, top support. The 1st European Fullcontact Karate Championship will as we know be a selection tournament to Japan 2020. But before this, there are also a similar tournament to be held in France 19-21 September. At last we are going into a new phase – and there is a lot of questions regarding to this settings..

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European Open-weight Championship 2019

In one weeks almost 500 Karatekas will be gathered in Prague, Czech Republic for the European Open weight Championship and the U-category/ cadets. Our focus are drawn to the open-weight category for women – since this is the selection for the World Tournament later on. But also on the menu Cadets, Juniors and Youth – Kata, not to forget. The Open weight category have at the time 33 fighters, from 14 nations..

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EC Shinkyokushin 2019 – write up

12-13. April 2019, Lithuania, Vilnius – European Championship Shinkyokushin was organized. The women division divided into five categories contained some of the best fighters in the game – not only in Europe but also world wide.But the remarkable factor was how incredible well prepared young fighters was. Not only coming into the senior tournament “to see whats up”  but challenging the top as well.This was seen several times, physically as well as technically. There are no doubt that the new generation of fighters are pushing the action – but never underestimate good practice and experience.

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