Tag: Kyokushin-kan

KWU Gomel Cup & SAKURA OVER SOZH International competition 2020

KWU Gomel Cup 2020 International Kyokushin-kan Karate Tournament Among Men and Women in Weight Categories will be held on October 23 – 25, 2020

Organizers: Kyokushin World Union and Kyokushin-kan International in Belarus.
Eligibility: Representatives of national federations and all concerned Kyokushin groups of the country, aged 18 and more, with at least 6 Kyu style grade, are eligible to compete in Gomel Cup 2020 International Tournament.

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2020 Seminar of KWU Azerbaijan

On September 13, 2020, KWU – Azerbaijan Republican Seminar chaired by Galandar Aslanov was held on Novkhani beach in Baku.

The closure of all gyms due to the COVID-19 virus since March has had a major impact on the physical, mental, and psychological lagging of athletes.

From August, sports training and sporting events have been allowed only in the open air, while maintaining social distance. Immediately after the decision, we involved the athletes in partial outdoor training and organized a small outdoor tournament in August to restore their former fighting spirit. Continue reading “2020 Seminar of KWU Azerbaijan”

KWU World Youth Cup 2020 – Official Report

As part of the 14th KWU International Summer Camp was held the KWU Youth World Cup (18-21 y.o.), which is the successor of the International Varna Cup, held since 2017. The first international tournament Varna Cup was held in 2017 and was a success. Due to the great interest and increasing number of participating countries, in 2019 the format changed to the World Cup for young karate talents.

KWU World Youth Cup (18-21 y.o.) was held in openweight category for males and females. Each winner received a medal, a cup, a diploma, and a financial award. Continue reading “KWU World Youth Cup 2020 – Official Report”

22 Senpais and Senseis were awarded as KWU International Professional League instructors

During the last day of the 14th KWU International summer Kyokushin camp Varna 2020, an awarding ceremony took place in an unofficial laid-back event.

Left to right: Shihan Aleksandr Pichkunov (5 dan), Sensei Sergej Braun (Germany) , Shihan Ivo Kamenov (6 dan) – The Chairman of the KWU Professional League and Chairman of the Bulgarian Martial Arts Association 

It was opened by Shihan Aleksandr Pichkunov (5 dan), who is the Secretary-General of the Kyokushin World Union (KWU). On the ceremony 22 Senpais and Senseis were awarded certificates for instructors by the Chairman of the KWU Professional League and Chairman of the Bulgarian Martial Arts Association Shihan Ivo Kamenov (6 dan):
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14th KWU International Summer Camp 2020

On 16-23 August 2020 was held the 14th KWU International Summer Camp in Kamchia, Bulgaria.

The global situation has drastically affected the preparation and holding of the camp. The dates were changed several times, the organizers had to keep updated with all the changes to the requirements of epidemiological safety.

Picture by Milen Lesemann Photography

But the KWU International Camp is one of the main events in the life of the world Kyokushin, which has long become a good tradition and which athletes from all over the world are always looking forward to. Given that the circumstances of this year due to the COVID-19 had already deprived athletes of the opportunity to train regularly, everyone realized that this camp would be a breath of fresh air for athletes. Continue reading “14th KWU International Summer Camp 2020”