On May 5th, the 42nd National Kyokushin KWF Championship was hosted at the Municipal Pavilion in Cheste Valencia (Spain). The event saw a total of 34 clubs from all across Spain and two international groups from Portugal and the Netherlands come together to represent different organizations. Over 260 competitors participated in various kata and kumite categories for both adults and children, showcasing their skills in this martial art discipline.
The competition was divided into two parts, with the morning session featuring children’s kata and kumite competitions as well as an absolute kata category. In the afternoon, there were kumite modalities for juniors, juveniles, and seniors categories.
Sensei Sara Prieto from Valencia’s Fudoshin Karate Club organized the event with the collaboration of Valencian clubs C.D. Mas Oyama and Kyokushin Benetuser Jose Antonio Garcia, as well as financial support from KWF Spain presided over by Shihan Antonio Piñero. Mastika l’horta provided healthy food to all competitors, while Ergoria Studio was responsible for broadcasting it live and sharing it in the media.
The 42nd national Kyokushin KWF championship was a resounding success, with competitors demonstrating an impressive level of skill in all categories. Throughout the event, the Kyokushin spirit shone through, and congratulations are due to both participants and organizers alike for their hard work.