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KWF NORWAY SUMMER CAMP OSLO 27-30 JUNE 2019
2019-07-29

The KWF summer camp was arranged in Oslo. The capital of Norway. From June 27th to June 30th .The camp was a really great success. The weather was warm with nearly 30 degrees.

120 participants attended the camp. That mean close to 1/ 4 of the members joined us. That result we are proud to reach.
We are also teaching children at the camp and 7 parents joined the beautiful surroundings at the camp. Shihan Lars Hogquist, 7 dan, was leading the camp. The guest instructor were:
· Shihan Loek Hollander- 10 dan and the legend from Sosai Oyamas time
· Shihan Fernando Perez – 6 dan from Spain
· Shihan Paul Lorist – now 6 dan from Holland
· Shihan Brandon Denito - 5 dan and our CR in Sweden
· Shihan Tommy Edvardsen – 5 dan President I KWF Norway.

Also many Norwegian instructors took part to make this camp the best one we ever have done in Norway. All instructors were smiling and enjoying all karate training. That eases up the tension and our participants learns much more. All aspect of true Kyokushin karate was taught. First session in the morning was the technical syllabus training. The second was kata. Where we introduced the new changes that is in the KWF katas. The third session was kumite. The forth session was more easy training with ground figths. Self-defence included Dim Mak techniques. And also Dim Mak for kumite. If you can hit on the right spot the effect is fantastic. The Dan grading was hard and fair. The candidates were all very well prepared. This through Technical seminar in the winter and Dan seminar in April and 5 special sessions at the camp.

We are looking forward to next year’s KWF Norway camp. Hopefully in Oslo. I wish you all a nice summer. And join us next year.

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INTERNATIONAL AMERICAN CHAMPIONSHIPS JUNE 29, 2019
2019-06-26

On June 29, 2019 at the De La Salle Institute sports hall at 3434 S Michigan Ave in Chicago, Illinois, USA, the International KWF American Championships took place, attended by about 110 competitors from over a dozen countries including Japan, Canada, Bulgaria and Poland. As part of the preparations for the championship the day before the championships, the judges were trained.

The opening of the championships was made on behalf of KWF by the secretary general Andre Drewniak 9 dan. The honorary guests were the Olympic medalist and the 4-fold contender for the title of World Champion in professional boxing Andrzej Gołota and the President of the IFK Michael Monako 7 dan American organization, who also presented prizes. The main referee was shihan Noriyuki Tanaka 7 dan and judge shushin Miyachi Masaki 4 dan and Dave Muscarella 5 dan. Team competition was won by Japan, second place USA, third Canada. The official Sayonara at the restaurant ended the tournament.

The championships were positively evaluated by the KWF Board and the local press, which promises the annual organization of the KWF championships in Chicago. Special thanks for organizational and economic help belong to a group focused on the Kanku Club: Paweł Politewicz, Frank Roman, Anton Grasyuk, Magda Drab, Bruno Drab, Ewelina Czeremucha Jasica, Patrycja Pol Kotas, Antoni Zadorozhnyy and other Polish and American friends who devoted your time and financial resources for the organization of this international event. They also supported the organizer of Veroni Inc. and Arrov Trans Corp. The organizer of the championship was the American Kyokushi Federation, whose leader is shihan Lesław Samitowski 7 dan.

 

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1ST SPRING FRENCH KWF CAMP
2019-06-14

 International residential camp under the leadership of Shihan Jérôme deTimmerman (5th DAN) and Shihan Paul Lorist (5th DAN NETHERLANDS) and the French staff (Sensei Alain Leclercq 4th dan, Sensei Matthieu Morelle 2nd dan, Sensei Christophe Laigle 2nd dan sports doctor-anesthetist- Pascal Chasselat Physiotherapist) and the participation of Shihan Robert Wajgelt and Sensei Waldek Lesniewski from Poland. Internship in Kyokushin tradition with Kihon sessions - Kata - Boot Camp - Kumite also a introduction to mental preparation, recovery under hypnosis, stretching, theoretical teaching of sports nutrition. Students have enjoyed the morning running at 7 am on the beach of Gravelines and the icy water of the North Sea as the swimming pool of the huge sports center of Sportica. Thanks to all the sudents for their efforts and good moods and especially to Shihan Paul and Robert, Sensei Waldek and "Doc" and Pascal who came from so far away.See you next year! OSU!

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OPEN KWF - GEORGIA 2019 YOUTH KYOKUSHIN GEORGIAN CHAMPIONSHIP IN WEIGHT CATEGORIES 2.06.2019 TBILISI, GEORGIA
2019-06-07

The championship was held on June 2, 2019 in the capital of Georgia in Tbilisi.

The organizer of the championship was the Kyokushin Federation of Georgia, the president of the federation, Gocha Kakabadze and the official representative of the KWF in Georgia, George Lomia.

The championship was attended by 514 athletes from Azerbaijan, Armenia and Georgia.

Before the championship, a tournament was held for the inexperienced karate players of the "first tatami" in which 398 karate players of the Georgian Federation took part.

Guests of honor were invited to the KWF General Secretary Shihan Andre Drewniak, also Shihan Alexander Anferov from Russia.

The winners were awarded diplomas, medals and Cup.

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Чемпионат проводился 2 июня 2019 года в в столице Грузии в Тбилиси.

Организатором чемпионата был Федерация Киокушин Грузии, президент федерации, Гоча Какабадзе и официальный представитель KWF в Грузии Георгий Ломия.

В чемпионате принимали участие 514 спортсменов из Азербайджана,  Армении и Грузии.

До чемпионата провели турнир для не опытных каратистов «первый татами" в котором принимали участие 398 каратистов федерации Грузии.

Почетными гостями были приглашены Генеральный секретарь КWF Шихан Андре Древняк, также Шихан Александр Анферов из России.

Победители были награждены дипломами, медалями и кубкоми.

 


OPEN KYOKUSHIN PORTUGAL 2019
2019-06-07

Success will be the most appropriate word to qualify what happened on Saturday, June 1, 2019 in the wonderful and welcoming city of Trofa the "OPEN KYOKUSHIN PORTUGAL 2019". The AKP (Portugal Kyokushin Organization) and KWF (Kyokushin World Federation) in the person of its legitimate representative in Portugal Shihan Antonio Pereira and AKA (Kyokushin Association Ave), with the collaboration of the Trofa city put Portugal back on the world kyokushin map. The presence of the president of the world federation (KWF) shihan Antonio Pinero came to value, give another magnitude to the Open Kyokushin Portugal 2019. This championship was the biggest kyokushin karate event held in Portugal in the last 20 years. The Last had been, as everyone should remember the 14th European Kyokushin Championships in Vila do Conde. The 70 athletes present came from various European countries and Kyokushin karate organizations: Kyokushin kan, Shinkyokushin, International Federation of Karate, and KWF. Germany, Switzerland and Estonia, Spain had athletes from several cities. Vitória, Madrid, Valencia and Barcelona and their representatives (Alexa sensei Demanov, Alexey sensei Korikov, shihan Klaus Mink and shihan José Luis Lezcano) From Portugal: Lisbon, Porto, Vila do Conde, Povoa de Varzim, Trofa, Amarante, Viana do Castelo and their respective Sensei Luis Pinto, Humberto Évora, José Luis Silva, Jorge Ferreira, Ricardo Viana. The presence of all added the prestige, referees and athletes provided combat of the highest quality. The multi-platform online broadcast on Kyokushin's channel in Portugal allowed viewers from around the world to watch the event live. Meeting scheduled for next year. Open Kyokushin Portugal 2020.

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