European Championship Shinkyokushin weight categories 2019 – counting down! Once again, the line-up and the support of the championship are at its best. It is clear now that the Shinkyokushin European Championships are stable at the top. Comparing to others, the number of fighters in categories and not at least their proven level puts these EC trophies in the category “Most wanted” This edition we look at an EC with over 225 contenders – only seniors, only fighters from the European region. We will take a look at the heavyweight category – 95 kg.
This weekend 8th – 10th march 2019, the Polish national team met for training. All ages (not children) and categories gathered close to hundred contenders. Both teams, Kumite as well as Kata is represented. Poland, being a nation that have many fighters and Kata competitors on the EC podium at the regular basis, will be for sure a nation to look out for in the EC coming up.
Last weekend (1st – 3rd March) the EKO Black Belt Seminar and referee course was held in Poland, in a beautiful place, the Japanese Martial Arts Center “DOJO STARA WIES”. The seminar was fully booked, and with top names – some of the finest instructors in the lead, the value of the seminar could not be better!
After a intense weekend in Copenhagen, Denmark – and now when the 19th edition of the Fight seminar is history, we’ll take a look back what went down. With over 160 participants (new record?!) the seminar was fully booked long time before, and no doubt that this year attractions Nazar Nasirov, Russia and Maciej Mazur, Poland made it highly interesting, but also the many top teams and national teams that was signed up. For those who has been on this camp before will the choice bee easy – you will sign up!
Knock Down Kyokushin Karate Hungarian Championship 2019 results. 16 February ,Hungary nationals with a good level naturally, being a nation with several top competitors measured up against the European top level.
- The best male competitor: Zoltán Georgiádes
- Best female competitor: Lilla Herczeg
- Best technical male competitor: Mór Farkas Fekete
- Most technical female competitor: Mező Lili
Being one of the top nation in Full Contact Karate, The Lithuanian national will always bee a interesting tournament to follow. Battle for the top position and the right to represent their nation into major tournaments – the fights will be at an significant level. Taking into considerations that some of absolute top fighters are qualified all ready.. Picture :www.delfi.lt
On January 26, 2019,over 700 competitors from Belarus, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Spain, Canada, Lithuania, Romania, Slovakia, Sweden, Ukraine, Hungary and Poland competed in the 9th edition of the Carpathia Cup in Rzeszów , Poland.Kumite and Kata, all ages and categories, organized at six Tatamis. The tournament has been growing and expanded to one of the bigger tournaments, and this demands hard work and the ability to upgrade the organizing as well.
13th and 14th April 2019, the European Championship Shinkyokushinkai will be held in Vilnius, Lithuania. The Lithuanian organization always organize top notch tournaments – as it will be this time! First set of info are out – and as we know preparation at all levels are in progress.
On behalf of the EKO Technical Committee and the EKO Referee Committee, I would like to invite you and your members to take part in the EKO Black Belt Seminar and the EKO Referee Course on 1-3 March 2019 in the “DOJO STARA WIES”.
Special guests will be President EKO Koen Scharrenberg and the legend of world karate shihan Brian Fitkin and other European instructors.
President of PFKS
The annual New Year’s training is completed. The training was led by WKO Shinkyokushinkai its own president, Midori Kenji Shihan 8.Dan. During the training top Shinkyokushinkai Karatekas preformed demonstration at top level with Kata and Kumite. Midori Kenji Shihan led the Kihon session before a Kumite demonstration by World Champion Yuji Shimamoto and runner up from the 50th All Japan Open Kazuya Yamamoto. Picture from WKO Shinkyokushinkai official Facebook