10th – 12th of April, the 37th edition of the Swedish Easter camp will be held, in Östersund, Sweden. A highly eminent instructor panel are ready to welcome all to a traditional Kyokushin camp. Trough the years the camp has attracted participants from Europe, USA and even had guest from Japan.Continue reading
25th January, the annual Stora Höga Open was held. This is – unlike most of the rapports we read, a tournament adjusted and organized for the width and not the elite. A great “first time” tournament, building the new generation of full contact fighters – but also for fighters with some more experience. The tournament system are very good, since it gives junior fighters more than one fight, even if they should loose in the first fight. 209 fighters from three nations, Denmark, Norway and Sweden.Continue reading
Many said that the Hungarian Open was a tournament at such a high level, that it even could be compared to the European Championships. The tournament does not exist today in the same way, but it was arranged several times.In 2009 Hungarian Open was streamed LIVE, and with 149 competitors from 11 countries, (European countries, Russia and Kazakhstan) Four categories men and three women + Kata as well. and World Cup fighters, EC champions and more at the line up – this turn out to be a tournament way beyond the normal. Picture: Marius Ilas / Romania
Lørdag og søndag 7-8 September ble det avholdt junioramling i regi av Horten karateklubb. Som vanlig var opplegget strøkent, og de 30 tall utøvere som var klar for helgen fyllte sine roller med knallbra innsats og tydelig utvikling i løpet av helgen. Ansvarlige instruktører passet også på å videreformidle inputs fra bl.a Kick-off i Sverige, og dermed fikk man en oppgradering på en kan forvente seg når man skal konkurrere.Continue reading
The 28th of September the ROMANIAN INTERNATIONAL CUP will be held, and notice: DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION TOMORROW 2ND September. Several nations are all ready in the line up, and for sure more will come in the last minutes – as always!
Lørdag 24. August arrangerte Egersund Karate kyokushinkai et åpent (for alle) fight seminar i Espelandhallen. Tema var som nevnt fight, og dette ble fordelt på tre økter utover dagen. Etter endt dag var det et 40 talls utøvere som hadde sett sitt snitt til å få med seg denne eventen, som ble en fin start på sessongen for mange!Continue reading
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…
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..
“This is Karate” two “old” videos that show Karate. One likes the wrapping and the atmosphere that these two videos have – and not least the content. Knock out collections are often seen on youtube, and there are knock outs here too. But one feels that there are also many clips that contain the essence that one seeks in the execution of a technique. Accuracy, timing, speed, power. And perhaps what should impress most: the effectiveness of a properly executed technique that is not performed spectacularly with jumps, scrolls and acrobatic touches.
About three month Poland will held the European Shinkyokushin Championship for seniors and juniors. Poland hosted the European Championship in 2015, and really showed a professional tournament – organizing as well as participating. Recently U22 European Championship was held 2017, also a great success, and looking to the future we know that the World Championship in weight categories will also be held in Poland.
But this year, 11 and 12th of May, the European Championship in Shinkyokushin will be held – and we are in for a sneak preview of things to come! Presented by two of the profiles: Agata Winiarska (Kaliciak) and Konrad Kozubowski.