Tag: Shihan Yuri Trutnev

Say Hello to our new mascots!

An extended organizing committee for the preparation and holding

of the 3rd KWU World Championship has gathered again in Ekaterinburg on August 29th, 2017

During the meeting in a sequence of figures, decisions and minutes, it was pleasant to see a long-awaited presentation of the 3rd World Championship mascots.

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“Anatomy of Sports” with the Shihan Yuri Trutnev

A series of the program “Anatomy of Sports”

with the president of the Russian Kyokushin Association, Shihan Yuri Trutnev was broadcasted on Russian TV

Shihan Yuri Trutnev

On Saturday, June 17, 2017, a series of the program “Anatomy of Sport!” With the co-chairman of the Russian Kyokushin Association, co-chairman of KWU, Shihan Yuri Trutnev (5 dan) was broadcasted on the TV channel “MATCH!”  Continue reading ““Anatomy of Sports” with the Shihan Yuri Trutnev”

Today in Moscow, Russia was held meeting of leaders of Kyokushin World Union – KWU

The meeting of KWU leaders took place in Moscow today.

meeting leaders 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. Continue reading “Today in Moscow, Russia was held meeting of leaders of Kyokushin World Union – KWU”

The official start of preparations for the 3rd KWU Kyokushin World Championship is given!

Today, the 15th of December in the capital of Japan, Tokyo

was held a working meeting on preparations for the 3rd Kyokushin World Championship of Kyokushin World Union (KWU).

This meeting was attended by:

Kancho Hatsuo Royama (co-chairman of KWU), Shihan Yuri Trutnev (KWU co-chairman, co-chairman of the Russian Union of Martial Arts), Kenji Sugekawa (co-founder of KWU), Shihan Noriyuki Tanaka (national representative of KWF), Mikhail Slipenchuk (President of IFK ‘Metropol’), Alexander Tibulevich (Vice President of KI), Vyacheslav Shport (Governor of Khabarovsk region), Sergey Suvorov (KWU Secretary General), Aleksandr Zeytz (producer of World Champioship-2017, General Director of ‘Zeytz Project’), Takaaki Enami (KI Secretary), Akira Goda (producer of ‘Value Enterprises’), Makoto Matsumoto (representative of ‘Kinki Nippon Tourist Co, Ltd. (KNT)’). Continue reading “The official start of preparations for the 3rd KWU Kyokushin World Championship is given!”

Agreement of cooperation among KWU and WKO


On the 4th of October, 2015 in Khabarovsk, Russia there was a signing of the Agreement of cooperation among Kyokushin World Union (KWU) and World Karate Organization Shinkyokushinkai (WKO).

One of the main aims of cooperation is the promotion of karate to the international Olympic movement. The arrangement of common sports tournaments and formation of united judicial rules are also planned. By the way, for the first time there were more than 30 Shinkyokushinkai sportsmen from different countries, who took part in the Championship in Khabarovsk.

WKO Shinkyokushinkai is the international organization that develops Kyokushin, unites thousands of sportsmen in more than 80 countries of the World. The headquarters of this organization is situated in Tokyo. The President of the organization Shihan Kenji Midori also is the head of the Japanese Fullcontact Karate Organization (JFKO), the structure that was created with the support of the Japanese government in order to promote the contact karate to the Olympic movement.

«Kyokushin founder had only one karate» – noted Shihan Kenji Midori the President of WKO Shinkyokushinkai. He appreciates the great value of the work of Kyokushin World Union on uniting the international organizations of different schools and Kyokushin directions in one movement. He also invited the representatives of international organizations that are in Kyokushin World Union to come to the 11th Absolute Shinkyokushinkai World Championship that will be held in the beginning of November 2015 in Tokyo.

«Today a historical step has been made in the renascence of Kyokushin school, the two great organizations have united, they together are able to speed up the promotion of karate to the Olympic sports» – said Mr. Yuri Trutnev, the Co-chairman of KWU.