12th World Karate Championship

Closing in to the greatest event, keeping the full contact Karate tradition alive: A World Tournament in Open Weight – the excitement raises and we are looking forward to see great fighters go up against each other. It would be hard to tell how many of the fights will turn out – but we will at least take a little closer look at the fighters, the draw and maybe also get to “know” some new fighters as well..  as one say: ladies first.. C/D block Remember: it is only speculation – based on previous records and fight.. We appreciate and warmly welcome when fighters disprove our speculation 🙂

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12th World Karate Championship

Closing in to the greatest event, keeping the full contact Karate tradition alive: A World Tournament in Open Weight – the excitement raises and we are looking forward to see great fighters go up against each other. It would be hard to tell how many of the fights will turn out – but we will at least take a little closer look at the fighters, the draw and maybe also get to “know” some new fighters as well.. as one say: ladies first.. A/B block.. Remember: it is only speculation – based on previous records and fight.. We appreciate and warmly welcome when fighters disprove our speculation 🙂

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Memorial Branka Bošnjaka 2019

Kun en uke etter å ha seiret i Romanian International Open – stiller Marleen Gregusson opp en av de mest legendariske turneringene i Europa. Startfeltet er utrolig sterkt, med flere europamestere og ikke minst at Russland entrer denne turneringen med sine VM kvalifiserte utøvere forteller litt. 11 land stillte opp i årets utgave, som var den 24.

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Lineup Branko Bošnjak Memorial!

Only a few days left to the 24th edition of the Branko Bošnjak Memorial, and we will take a look into this years fighters. And as always Branko Bošnjak Memorial attract many strong fighters ready to test their skills against each other – and to participate in one of the purest Full Contact Karate Kyokushin tournaments out there. And where else can one witness a lottery draw – regardless of merits and names!

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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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Juri Minamihara, Japan

Bursting into the 11th World Championship final being only 16 years – Juri Minamihara becomes a Fullcontact karate star over the night. Being the runner up at this WT was only the start. Minamihara showed then several top results on the international stage – and of course top spots in All Japan Open, JFKO championships as well. Incredible spirit, and with 154 high 52-54 kg weight – one do also understand her technical aspect and her ability to protect and fight against much bigger opponents. In weight division she prove to be the best: world Champion in 2017 middleweight category.

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