Soon referee courses in Full Contact Karate on location and in the SKN Honbu in the South Netherlands you are always welcome for courses and help. Osu #skn #kyokushin #shidokan #karate #kenpokai #sentokarate #combatkarate #prokarate
Dear Chairman RP,
I want to express to you, and your staff all,
my very best wishes for...
MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!
At this point we are making new Black and Camo WKKO Gi's again, only for adults. It's a wide jacket and pants with a v-shape neck. Soon more. Osu
To whom it concerns.
We hereby announce that from today Hans Thijssen is an honorary member of the WKKO Kenpokaikan. A real Budo man and a Dutch Military Veteran. With great respect.
(p.s next time we meet you will get the real diploma).
Carl passed his Shodan grading 6 hours a big thank you to Sempai Martina who turned up and helped out. Students of Shihan Peter Lucas. Osu
Click the clip and go to our WKKO Youtube channel. In this clip we see Sempai Rik and Renshi Pepels doing the second flow-drill of the Blackbelt complexes serie of Shihan Richard Norton. The techniques he learned from Hanshi Tadashi Yamashita. Osu
Renshi Graham Story.
Thoughts:- I know I am always discussing the differences between combat sport and actual combat, I feel it is very important to understand that they have very little in common. Secondly I sense that many people think I have a downer on the sporting philosophy, which of course I do not,. Having been part of both. I love the sporting side of the martial ways, it builds character, spirit, energy and camaraderie. It is the fun side. I remember once that Sensei said, ''Sparring and competition is the weekend'' Time to enjoy, a time of fun and expectation surrounded by an energy that fills the spirit with a certain joy of life.
Yes of course there is a certain danger of personal injury, however under the rules of engagement the referee and the medic's standing by, these tend to be minor. We also show our scars with pride, when reminiscing over a beer or two with our fellow team mates, and those who have decided to step into the arena with us for the first time.
The sporting side is a wonderful experience and offers us a safe and stable platform to enjoy our chosen school, and allows us to be part of the experience of supporting our fellow team mates and clubs Sensei.
I have participated and enjoyed many a tourney, as a competitor, and also an official, refereeing, adjudicating, promoting, and am proud to display the trophies and medals I was fortunate to have won. Both in Kumite and Kata. I even became a National Champion at one time, and awarded both the Sports Council Of Great Britain's Silver and Gold Awards for the dedication to sport.
We all need to find our own path along our journey, a path that suits us as individual's, in the midst of a very eclectic and distinctive past time.
Remember the most important thing is we enjoy what we have decided to participate in. So continue to enjoy your training, and move forward with a strong spirit, enjoying the energy created around us.
Trofeo Nazionale di
Dal Trentino alla Sicilia, 200 atleti a Fasano (BR), a suon di
WAZA ARI ed IPPON (che musica!!!).
(2° Kata - 3° Kumite);
Chiara Messina, Kenpokai Messina
(1° Kata - 2° Kumite);
Lucio Marchese, Shitoryu Palermo
(1° Kata - 1° Kumite);
Gabriele Pavone, Kenpokai Messina
(2° Kata - 1° Kumite).
Today sunday 12th December 2021 60 years after Kaicho Jon Bluming brought KARATE from Japan to the Netherlands. Sempai Rik Tsiomos from Belgium passed his Full Contact Karate test at the WKKO Ashigaru Honbu Dojo. Fighting against Renshi Pepels and Sempai Schneider both heavy weight fighters. Sempai Rik did this test being 63 years of age. Respect Sempai. Osu
Today was the first instructional seminar of the Mixed Fight Federation "Russian Jiu-Jitsu"!
Discovered some points on belt certification and mistakes in judging at competitions! Osu
WKKO / TDC Message:
Dear members / friends and partners. From this day we promoted our loyal member in Brazil to 5th Dan Karate and Level4* Combatives and Vice-Chairman of the TDC Combatives organization. Shihan José Luis Garcia Somoza has proven to be a personal loyal friend who is promoting Karate and Combatives very very well from his region in Brazil. We trust him and are proud of his loyal work.
WKKO / TDC Chairman
WKKO Ashigaru member lady Shiraya Marrel student of Renshi Pepels became 2nd in weapon Kata in her category. Osu
Our respected member WKKO Sensei Bandioli Rear Admiral of the Navy has written a special story for us. Click the banner and see his great column. Osu
Here you can find all news info about our groups. Osu