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The coordination council of “KWU Ukraine” has been established

A KWU Ukraine Coordinating Council was established in Ukraine,

which operates on the basis of the Cooperation Agreement (open for joining other Participants) No. 29 / 03/19 dated March 29, 2019.

The subject of the Treaty is the joint concerted activity of the Parties to the Treaty and their cooperation in order to: unite the efforts for cooperation within the framework of the international sports federation “Kyokushin World Union” (hereinafter – KWU), whose slogan is “Time to be United”. Continue reading “The coordination council of “KWU Ukraine” has been established”

SENSHI honours big names in the martial arts industry

SENSHI’s third edition that took place on the 3rd and 4th of July

will be remembered not only with the fast pace action bouts, but also the presence of the world Kyokushin elite, plus two of the biggest kickboxing legends – Semmy Schilt and Peter Aerts.

Image: Kyokushin Karate News – 極真空手 ニュース • Roman Odessky

That’s the reason there was an additional award ceremony to the final battles of the event. After every final bout that took place on the 4th of July some of the finest names in the combat sports were decorated with “Contribution to martial arts” award. Continue reading “SENSHI honours big names in the martial arts industry”

Hanshi Steve Arneil – The Spirit of Bushido

The true essence of Karate is the forging of one’s character/spirit through hard training.

No man typifies this principle more than Steve Arneil. He was the second man to complete the grueling One Hundred Man Kumite Challenge, after the great Masutatsu (Mas) Oyama.

Hanshi Steve Arneil

Steve Arneil, the son of a steelworker, was born on 29 August 1934 in the mining city of Krugersdorp, South Africa.

Arneil’s martial arts journey started when he aged twelve he began learning Judo from Allen Robinson, the son of famous judoka, Jack Robinson. The Arneil family had earlier moved to Northern Rhodesia (now Zambia) where Arneil’s father worked as a smelter in a copper mine. Continue reading “Hanshi Steve Arneil – The Spirit of Bushido”

BOEC.COM: The XIII International Summer Kyokushin Camp is in the books

With smiles on their faces and a little bit of sadness, the XIII International KWU Summer Camp in Kamchia, Bulgaria was concluded yesterday, with more than 1600 karatekas from all over the world gathered around for the final goodbye. For this year, of course.

Image: Milen Lesemann, BKKF

The camp was conducted by the Bulgarian Karate Kyokushin Federation and the Kyokushin World Union. Exactly 1618 participants and trainers from 28 countries were training together for the last one week in Kamchia. Continue reading “BOEC.COM: The XIII International Summer Kyokushin Camp is in the books”

KWUCAMP 2019 – the end of one amazing week

The XIII KWU INTERNATIONAL SUMMER CAMP KAMCHIA

started at 30.06 and end on 06.07.2019 with amazing training on the beach in Kamchia, Bulgaria.

The camp was organized by Bulgarian Karate Kyokushin Federation and Kyokushin Wolrd Union. In a framework of the camp was held two great events: KWU World cup Varna for Juniors (14-17 years old) and Cadets (18-21 years old) and “The Cup of Senshi” by rules of the KWU Professional League. Continue reading “KWUCAMP 2019 – the end of one amazing week”