Tag: Martial Arts

2019 KWU World Cup Varna REPORT

Dear friends, we published official report from

the KWU World Cup Varna with the participation of 367 young fighters from 14 countries in the competition which was divided into 3 age classes: 14-15, 16-17 and 18-21-years-old and was held in a framework of the XIII KWU International Summer camp on 2nd of July in Kamchia, Bulgaria.

REPORT can be viewed and downloaded here:

DOCUMENTS

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”