From 18-23 June 1998 was held one of the biggest summer camps in Kyokushin karate in Russia. The camp was under the leadership of Hanshi Steve Arneil and with the assistance of Shihan Nick Da Costa. Watch the archive video: Continue reading “IFK Kyokushinkai Summer Camp 1998”
Osu Shihan, Sensei, Senpai!
We would like to welcome you to the Swedish Junior Open in Gävle, Sweden on 31 October 2020. This event offers children and youth competition experience as well as the opportunity to build friendships with like-minded people.
Hope to see you and your team in October!
Country representative, IFK Sweden. Continue reading “Swedish Junior Open 2020”
At the meeting of the KWU Ukraine Coordinating Council was taken the decision of agreement to join NGO “Ukrainian Kyokushinkaikan Karate Federation ” – IKO Matsushima Ukraine to the Agreement as a new Member with the right of an advisory vote.
The Executive Secretary of the KWU Ukraine Coordinating Council Dmytro Nikolaiev and the Board member of the NGO “Ukrainian Kyokushinkaikan Karate Federation” Dmytro Golovin signed an Additional Agreement (joining to the Cooperation Agreement). Currently, in Ukraine, representatives of seven international sports federations appear to be Parties to the Agreement – KWF, IFK, KI, WKO, KBKO, WKB, and IKO Matsushima.
The KWU International Professional League will host an International preparative seminar for instructors and competitors.
The event will be conducted under the rules of the KWU International Professional League and it will take place from October 16-18 in Varna, Bulgaria. Continue reading “KWU Professional League to host a seminar in October”
Kickboxing is a Japanese hybrid martial art basically comprising of elements of punching and kicking. It was developed by adapting fighting techniques from Karate, Western Boxing, and Muay Thai. It originated in the 1960s in Japan and gained practitioners in America during the next ten years. By 1974, its popularity in the United States was symbolized with the first World Championship being held by Professional Karate Association. By the 1990s, with the addition of more ground fighting techniques adapted from Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, it contributed to the development of Mixed Martial Arts. Continue reading “The History of Kickboxing”