Tag: karate

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”

Caucasus Championship of Kyokushin karate in Tbilisi

On November 10, Armenia’s Kyokushin Karate team,

led by its founder-president Andranik Hakobyan, participated in the 18th annual Caucasus Championship in Tbilisi, with teams from Armenia, Georgia, and Azerbaijan participating.

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