Tag: Hanshi Steve Arneil

Black Belt Promotions at the Crawley Dojo

At the recent British Karate Kyokushinkai Summer `Camp in Felsted,

the dojo had four members attempt new Dan gradings under the watchful eye of IFK and BKK Chief Hanshi Steve Arneil 10th Dan.

black belt promotions

Senpai Gary Hawkins after 15 years as a Shodan was successful in his Nidan (2nd Dan) grading along with two of the clubs young competitors Senpai’s Blake Collins and Dawid Ozga. Continue reading “Black Belt Promotions at the Crawley Dojo”

FKR Russia: Kolomna Summer camp 2017

Every year since the beginning in the 1990, the  Federation Kyokushinkai of Russia

has been organizing the All-Russian Summer camp under the direction of Hansi Steve Arnail (10th Dan)

Kolomna Summer camp 2017

Time goes on, and this year for the first time the camp was led by Shihan David Pickthall (7 Dan). With the participation of the President of the FKR Shihan Alexander Tanyushkin (7 Dan) and the assistant, the founder of the FKR, Shihan Victor Fomin (6 Dan). Continue reading “FKR Russia: Kolomna Summer camp 2017”


Congratulations to Shihan David Pickthall

who was promoted to 7th Dan by Hanshi Steve Arneil and the IFK Board at the recent World Tournament in Romania.

Shihan David Pickthall

Shihan David in his role as Vice – President of the IFK has in the past ten years worked tirelessly with Hanshi to develop the IFK and has added a different dynamic to the membership of the IFK. Continue reading “SHIHAN DAVID PICKTHALL 7TH DAN PROMOTION”