World Championships finals

We are getting closer to the next World Championship, and as we like to do – a little rewind of previous finals. Some of the are seen many times, some has been given less attention – as always. In many tournaments the final it self becomes a little of a anticlimax – even so it is the World Championship final! Sometimes it can be a factor that the finalist maybe not are the one that the big crowd expected to be there. And the road to the final can also be a factor. Anyway a World Championship final is a final with a big F in our dictionary! We give six World Championship finals:


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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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The first international Shinkyokushin-Camp – Turkey 2019

Former star-fighter and vice-world champion Muzaffer Bacak Sensei, we hold seminar in Turkey this September. The reason is worth noting: Muzaffer Bacak Sensei will take on the task of starting a new Branch / Dojo in Turkey. This on the recommendation of WKO’s President Midori. Official information from WKO Shinkyokushinkai website: Muzaffer Bacak 4th Dan, the finalist of the 7th World Open Karate Championship, will hold the 1st Shinkyokushin Camp in Bursa, Turkey on September 6-8, 2019. Documents, info and guidelines – and a video from previous seminars…

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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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Norwegian Summer-camp 2019

4-7th of July the Norwegian Kyokushin Organization (Shinkyokushin Norway) organized their annual summer-camp. The camp are being held every other year in Eastern Norway and in the west. This time it was on the west coast of Moi, close to Egersund town. NKO has been blessed with WKO’s top instructors for many years, and this time instructors from Poland was on the poster, and this was the first time instructors from Poland was attending at the Norwegian camp. Continue reading

European Championship Open weight – The road to World Championship

One week ago the final selection for the 12th World Championship was held in Prague. Besides 33 fighters in the open-weight women division the tournament also was European Championship for Cadets, Juniors and U-21 in total close to 500 competitors was gathered in the Czech Republic for EC. Results and write ups have already been done, but we like to dive into this with some thoughts from our point of view.

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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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The 5th All Japan Open Japan Fullcontact Karate Organisation JFKO – FINALS

Three weeks ago champions of The 5th All Japan Open Fullcontact organisation where crowned. And in the same time top fighters that will represent Japan in the 12th World Open Karate Championship later this year. In other words these top fighters will be facing the best fighters from all over the world – and when we look at the settings for the 5th All Japan Open – the tournament remind us just like the World Championship will be – thinking of the two days of fighting and the number of fights one have to fight – aiming for the top spot.

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FSKO – Valeri Dimitrov seminar in France!

ASO Salomé and Shinkyokushinkai France are pleased to invite you to participate in the French Shinkyokushinkai 2019 National Seminar, taking place in Salomé from Friday 21st June to Sunday 23rd June.

The highest decorated fighter we know: Valeri Dimitrov Sensei will be the main instructor. Dimitrov will be supported by top instructors from Belgium and France!

Seminar will be held at: Complex Raymond Nowacki, Avenue Louis Romon, 59 496 Salomé. For accomodation: Campanile Lens Hotel, 282 Route de la Bassée, 62 300 Lens.

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