On April 4 in Moscow, Russia was held meeting of leaders of KWU
Issues of KWU development and international cooperation were discussed. Also, a report of KWU General Secretary on preparation to holding the 3rd KWU World Championship in weight categories was presented.
Here are decisions that was made: Continue reading “Kyokushin World Union – KWU meeting decisions”
The Executive Committee of the 3rd KWU Kyokushin World Championship has taken the decision to transfer the location of tournament from Japan to Russia. Several cities, including Sochi, are being considered for approval. The location will be assigned in the nearest future.
Решением Исполкома KWU по 3-му Чемпионату мира, было принято решение о переносе турнира из Японии в Россию.
На согласовании рассматриваются несколько городов, включая Сочи. Место проведения будет назначено в ближайшее время.
Russian Championship kyokushinkai FKR 2017 – Nazaretyan Artem vs.Sorokopudov Aleksandr Continue reading “Kyokushin Fight of the week”
When passing through a Japanese run shop, business or restaurant you might have caught a glimpse of a small and oddly egg shaped doll. Mostly red in color and painted with a stern but vivid face on it and quite often depicted with one eye only willfully glaring at you.
They are called Daruma dolls and are not to be feared! These traditional talisman are not there to entice respect of the bespoke establishment or cast away evil spirits but have their roots in ancient Buddhism and are often seen as a symbol of good luck, encouragement and perseverance towards a set goal. This makes them perfect souvenirs and presents for all kinds of occasions that require your tenacity or as the Japanese would say “ganbatte” spirit! Continue reading “Seven times down, eight times up! Japanese good luck charms!”