Month: March 2016

Who is Talking To Who? The Kyokushin Karate Mind

Kyokushin KarateStanding in Zenkutsu-dachi 前屈立ち Sensei Fogarasi

calls out various strikes and blocks for us, in different combination. To help build our mental coordination as well as our basic kihon technique.

Between techniques Sensei lectures on hand placement or striking with kime, focus. All the while, we are still in Zenkutsu-dachi and told not to move, or stay low. After a while you find your leg begin to shake. You are fighting the urge to stand, or straighten your leg. It soon becomes obvious that the lesson isn’t in the hand techniques, though they are important. The lesson is in the mind.

Sensei Fogarasi tells us not to give into the voice in our heads. The one telling us this hurts or to relax. We have to talk over that voice with something more stern and strong. He says, “Who is talking to who”?

It is difficult to find a definition of what the subconscious mind is. It is generally only vaguely described. The conscious and subconscious mind are always in interaction, or battle, together, although you might not be aware of it.

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Kihon–Kata–Bunkai in Petrozavodsk with Shihan Victor Fomin

18th-20th March 2016 in Petrozavodsk held

Specialized Training Seminar with Shihan Victor Fomin.

Seminar was dedicated to detailed explanation of Kyokushin normative techniques’ combat applications and self-defense Bunkai of IFK katas. Together with the competitive methods of kata training. There were about 80 participants from all regions of Karelia Republic. Karatekas from Petrozavodsk, Medvezhegorsk, Belomorsk, Segezha, Sortavala including all members of Karelia kata team. The organizer – SC Karelia Kyokushinkai (Sensei Irina Kukshieva).

Shihan Victor Fomin

The 10th IFK Kuwait Camp 2016

KFK 10th training camp with Shihan Bogushov Vasilii and Sensei Tochilov Artem from IFK Russia

was held between the 9th to 12th of March 2016. The camp was excellent and the instructors have work very hard and did everything possible to introduce the method of training they followed. The level of techniques and spirit of everyone who took part in the camp made it another successful camp of IFK Kuwait.



EuroKan Junior 2016

EuroKan Junior 2016A huge event of the strongest fighters in age of 6 to 17

was supported and organized by the parents of our Dankezu-family! Exactly 227 fighters from 13 countries, 24 teams and six different organizations met on the main Tatami in Berlin. The most experienced judges took the justices decisions in the most complicated and unclear occasions of this Championship.

Thank to our partners and sponsors Gennady ´Boer, Ms Eckert from the company “HoWoGe”, Andrey Dik – the manager of Mix-Markt in Berlin, Oleg Shorin and the company “ Alianz Versicherungen” we could provide the highest prices, present and lunch packages to every competitor. Continue reading “EuroKan Junior 2016”