The 5th I.K.O.MATSUSHIMA World Open Kyokushin Karate Tournament was held on 26,27th November at Maebashi,Gumma Japan

On 26th,27th Nov.2016 only once every four years, the 5th I.K.O.MATSUSHIMA World Open Kyokushin Karate Tournament and the 5th I.K.O.MATSUSHIMA World Open Women Weight Kyokushin Karate Tournament were successfully held at Yamato Citizen Gymnasium Maebashi in Gumma Pref. These events were supported by Maebashi Sport Commission.

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IKO MATSUSHIMA 1st Asian Pacific Championship will be held on 21st May,in Jakarta,Indonesia.

On behalf of IKO Matsushima Indonesia,Indonesian Kyokushin Karate Association-IKKA,we would like to invite you to attend The 1st Asian Pacific Championship in Jakarta,Indonesia,on 21st May 2017.We hope fighters in the region will get more experirnces through such events. How ever,we would have to limit the number of participants by up to four fighters for each category per country.

SCHEDULE
o 19th May – Arrival Date; Welcome Party
o 20th May – Briefings, Weigh-in and Match official’s Seminar
o 21st May – Tournament and Farewell Party
o 22nd May – Asian Pacific Seminar; International Meeting
o 23rd May – Black Belt Gradings by Kancho
o 24th May – General Departures
TRANSPORTATION
Transportation from the airport to the Hotel on the …

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RING KARATE 2017

RING KARATE 2017
As part of preparation for Asian Pacific Championship in May 2017,IKO Matsushima Indonesia IKKA held thirteen bouts of kumite in a ring on 26 th February.Surprisingly the event drew a large number of participants as well as spectators,although it is located in a rather remote building in Banten province.
The fights were exciting to watch and went well.
Branch Chief;Setia Purnama

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I.K.O. Matsushima Croatia Kyokushin Karate Tournament ”14th Domenica Cup”
International Open Kyokushin Karate Tournament ‘’14th Domenica Cup’’ was held in Sveta Nedelja on March 11, 2017 in organization of I.K.O. Matsushima Kyokushinkaikan Croatia and Kyokushin Karate Club ‘‘Domenica’’ Sveta Nedelja.
The main sponsors of the tournament were the Prefect of the Zagreb County Mr. Stjepan Kožić and Mayor of the city of Sveta Nedelja Mr. Drago Prahin.
On tournament participated:
• 40 teams from different organization with total number of 280 competitors from kids to adults
• 78 competitors in 8 categories of Kata competition
• 220 competitors in 31 categories of Kumite competition
• 13 countries (Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Denmark, Hungary, Italy, Macedonia, Netherland, Poland, Slovenia, Serbia, Switzerland, Ukraine …

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Winter camp was held in Poland on 20-24th February 2017

Winter camp was held in Poland on 20-24th February 2017
Branch Chief;Robert Wyciszkiewicz

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Kyu  Test was held in Kolkata India

Kyu Test was held in Kolkata India.
Branch Chief;Bejoy Kumar Dhara

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KYU GRADING TESTS AT KARATE MATSUSHIMA CHILE

Students from the Metropolitan Region (Central area of the country)
carried out this grading tests performing a number of evaluations through written tests, physical tests, technical and practical tests of the level required, demonstrating a good level of Kihon Geiko, Ido Geiko, Katas, Tamishiware and Kumite.

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Anual training & Meeting was held in Brasil

Anual training & Meeting was held in Brasil .
Branch Chief; Jose Koei Nagata

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“On the 4th of February, Karate Syd of the Swedish I.K.O. Matsushima branch conducted a public demonstration in downtown Lund to display the power of Sosai Oyama’s karate.

“On the 4th of February, Karate Syd of the Swedish I.K.O. Matsushima branch conducted a public demonstration in downtown Lund to display the power of Sosai Oyama’s karate. A local Shotokan karate club also participated, in a show of friendship and kinship between different styles of karate and a common devotion to the Budo way. The children of I.K.O. Matsushima Sweden engaged in tameshiwari, which is always especially popular with the public.
Branch Chief;Mehdi Nabahi

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The Tournament Report from Russia Branch

The Tournament Report from Russia Branch.
Branch Chief;Alexander Udodov

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The Report from Nepal Branch

The Report from Nepal Branch
D O;Raj Kumar Gurung

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Belt Ceremony was held in Sweden on 15th January 2017

“On the 15th of January, Karate Syd IF, the Swedish Branch of I.K.O. Matsushima, held the first of its biannual belt ceremonies. Around 50 students, ranging from the age of 4 to 69, were officially awarded their new ranks by Shihan Mehdi Nabahi, branch chief of I.K.O. Matsushima Sweden.