Tag: KWF Japan

Shihan Noriyuki Tanaka passed away

On May 15, we learned the sad news that Shihan Noriyuki Tanaka passed away.

Noriyuki Tanaka started his path in karate in 1977 in Osaka. In 1983, he was the winner in the heavyweight category at the Chiba Prefecture Tournament. In 1997, he became top four fighters at the All-Japan Tournament among veterans in the heavyweight category. Continue reading “Shihan Noriyuki Tanaka passed away”

THE KARATE GRAND PRIX 2020 – Invitation

Dear Country and Team Representative, 

KWF JAPAN has the honor to invite you and your team to participate in [THE KARATE GRAND PRIX 2020] on March 01, 2020 in Chiba-Tokyo, Japan.

KWF Japan will hold Open Karate Tournament under the official auspices of the Chiba City Board of Education, Chiba Prefectural Board of Education and the Mainichi Newspaper. Continue reading “THE KARATE GRAND PRIX 2020 – Invitation”


Dear Shihan, Sensei Osu!

I hope you are so well. Thank you very much for your cooperation.

Many Japanese Champions of each organization will participate in THE KARATE GRAND PRIX 2019.

Japanese players: 662

Foreign players: 41

Total: 703 Continue reading “THE KARATE GRAND PRIX in JAPAN 2019 , PRIOR NOTICE”