NKO med gode erfaringer i EM 2018

Et solid EM ble avholdt i helgen og NKO skaffet seg gode erfaringer. Som alltid er det Øst-blokk landene som dominerer, og det er land som Bulgaria, Polen og Litauen som tar pallen. Og apropo Litauen så fikk man et aldri så lite forhold til dem – eller rettere sagt 3 av dem. Nivået var skyhøyt, og som kjent så befinner Shinkyokushin sine utøvere i den absolutte verdenstoppen, og det på kryss av organisasjoner.

Åpenvekt EM skiller seg ut når det kommet til den taktiske delen, og det vil si i fothold til å fighte inn i mot en vekt avgjørelse. Tydelig å se denne gang var også hvordan top 8 var meget bevisste på energiforbruk i innledende runder, og gjorde akkurat det de måtte for å avansere.

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The 11th Kokoro Cup 2018 – tournament and seminar!

Kokoro Cup – a very professional tournament, always with a very interesting line up. Fighters from all over the world – but at the very best level! Lithuania, Kazakhstan, Poland.. The tournament has also been spiced up with Japanese fighters – and of course being held in Poland the home-fighters will not only defend their ground, they will do so with their very best fighters! This year the text: Poland vs Japan are added, and we know that once again Japan brings in fighters to Kokoro Cup.

The date 15th December, followed up with a seminar 16th December.

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European Championship Open Weight 2018 – Women’s division

European Championship Open Weight – in 1 week!The European Championship Shinkyokushin will take place on 23-24 November 2018, Friday and Saturday, in the city of Budapest, Hungary. The great support of the tournament gives us the hardest line up up to now! Not only in numbers, but also looking at the profiles ho attend – if one manage to reach the podium, it would be a great achievement!

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Shinkyokushin Kazakhstan – top class again!

Mention several times before, one of the occasion was at the 17th All Asia Shinkyokushin Championship held two months ago. This time it was participating in the KWF World Championship held in Astana, Kazakhstan. The top spots in the tournament was mainly shared among Japan and Kazakhstan. Most of the top spots fell to other organizations, only in the women’s category did the host manage to capture some top spots.

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French Open 2019

French Open Shinkyokushin will be held 23rd February 2019. This will be the 11th edition of the popular tournament, and ill as always offer categories to all levels: Elite, novice and old master category. The tournament has been at a good international level, mainly fighters from Europe – but also some fighters from outside the European region.. (Picture from Morgan Leguen see official album)

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Norwegian fall-camp 2018!

The weekend 19-21st October was the Norwegian fall-camp organized at Finnsnes, North Norway, by Finnsnes Karate-club Shinkyokushin. For the first time in Finnsnes – Japanese instructors was the headliners. Ochanomizu Dojo’s head instructors Kumiko Sunakawa Shihan and Mitsuhiro Izumi Sensei. For most of us Sunakawa Shihan is the known profile, but being a instructor in Ochanomitzu Dojo, Mitsuhiro Izumi are highly skilled instructor as well! The camp gathered participants from Finland, Sweden and Norway..

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Kyokushin Open Norway 2019

Kyokushin Open Norway 2019 will be held in Bergen, Norway 16th February!

Organized by the oldest Kyokushin Dojo in Norway, Bergen The Kyokushin Open have a great history of international fighting. Three years back Poland, Denmark, Sweden and Norway attended the tournament, several organisations, styles and independent full contact practitioners joined. two year new nations entered the tournament, as Hungary and Italy joined! And Last year France and Lithuania!  And ladies – sharpen your shins, as before in this tournament there will be no shin-protection in the women`s category.

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The 50th All Japan Open Karate Championship – quick results

Top fighters of Japan and with that said also worldwide fought for the top spots and the right to fight in the 12th World Championship 2019. We give you the quick results after a great championship hosted by WKO Shinkyokushinkai, but also supported by top fighters from several organisations and Full Contact karate styles.

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