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.Continue reading
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…
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
13th & 14th of October, The 50th All Japan Open Karate Championship will be held! A massive line up in this legendary tournament are set, and with tickets to the 12th World Championship at stake, we can only imagine how hard the preparations has been. top 4 men and top 2 women will represent Japan in the World Tournament next year..
The 1st International Fullcontact Karate Championship, Full contact karate – as it is supposed to be! Ahead of the tournament one could imagine – or hope that the tournament would be an extension from the JFKO All Japan Open, and all ready at that point it would be a very good start. But as we now know, the tournament became a highlight and a display of how the Full Contact Karate are different – but the same..
It’s time to plan this summer’s summer vacation – and no summer without Kyokushin! Many combine vacation and exercise, and here we have a very good Swedish feature that takes care of both. Once again this event are being organized by Sensei Mikael Andersson, Sweden. The camp are not held in Sweden, but in Croatia, Bol. Three days camp 27-29th June. Jimmie Collin Sempai will alos attend as an instructor – as before!
Once again a very active year has been completed, and World Tournaments, European tournaments, open`s have been organized, and held all over the world. It is sad to confess that one can not see every tournament!! Some many skilled athletes and competitors with unbelievable hard work. We have tried to pick some of the fights that we will give some extra attention..The first session from men`s divisions. And the point is to pick fight from around the world and tournaments, mostly the biggest one.