Well…. if you can only go to one event the next year, here you have it: Fight seminar with Cristian Boldut & Valeri Dimitrov, held in Romania, Sibiu 20 – 22 January.
15 years ago we received the very sad message of the death of Tokujun Ishi.
“Despite prayers made by President Midori and all Branch Chiefs, as well as students and many, many other people, Shihan Ishi passed away today, on November 12th at 11:17am. He was 44 years old.”
The weekend 22-23 October, Maciej Mazur and Monika Zielińska was the guest instructors during a training camp held in Norway. Norwegian Karatekas was in for a excellent weekend lead by top athletes of the world.
In the World of Fullcontact Karate we have so many good fighters, that we cant hold track of everybody! We dive into the 14th All Japan Open JKJO held recently. In the final of the heaviest category: former IKO1 profile Yuta Takahashi (Takahashi Dojo) vs Daisuke Tada (Byakuren-Kaikan)
Riri Ishihara recently won the World Championship – lead by her father Tadashi Ishihara. By winning the World Championship, Riri copied her father from 1997, where he won the very first World Championship in weight categories.
We saw many good fights in the 7th World Championship last weekend. One of the absolute favorite fights for our sake was Dimitrov vs Artyushin. When you are slightly above average interested in this, you quickly remember whether similar fights have taken place – and yes, they met in The 4th World Championship as well. Want to compare the matches?Continue reading
We found it interesting to take a look back at this tournament held in 2013. This version of the All japan Open had a strong support of fighters from other nations as well, and if we take some of the profiles – that can in matter of fact face each other again in the 7th World Championship coming up in September.Continue reading
Valeri Dimitrov do also got several EC tittles in the Open-weight category. Starting back in 2002. In 2012, the Open-weight was reborn again, and since then the tournament has been organised several times. We collected videos, finals from 2018,2014 and 2012 – and one video from 2002 in the eliminations rounds.Continue reading
The impact of Monika Zielińska in the European Championship in 2021, Georgia really set focus on a extraordinary fighter. With a drive beyond what we have been seen before, and a devastating back-kick to top it all. Who else can overpower three World Champion in the one and same tournament? Taking the European Championship tittle i 2018 – moving up i the heaviest category with stiff competition more tittles and being the best fighter of the tournament as well.Continue reading
We have just witness a great European Championship in Poland, and now we will take a trip back to 2004 – a video that contains semi, and finals – unfortunately not women categories, but top fighters as Dimtar Popov Lasha Khachaporidze Jakoeb Groenhof Darius Gudauskas Daniel Torok and Donatas Imbras with more..Continue reading