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2020 British Open canceled amid coronavirus concerns

Due to the current pandemic, the BKK has taken the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 British Open on the 3rd of October.

With restrictions in the participation of combat sports still in place in the UK and the uncertainty for the preparation times of the athletes, it was considered the safest course of action. Continue reading “2020 British Open canceled amid coronavirus concerns”

Emma Markwell makes her mark at the WKO World Karate Open in Japan

Sensei Emma Markwell was part of a select KWU team competing at the WKO’s 12th World Open Karate Championships in Tokyo Japan, held over two days on 8-9th November 2019.

This is an open weight tournament, and Emma had prepared herself well by making a very successful shift to the upper weight categories taking a European title in the process, culminating with an unprecedented British Open win against much heavier opponents in October this year. Continue reading “Emma Markwell makes her mark at the WKO World Karate Open in Japan”