Uruguayan National Knockdown Tournament
10:00 am10:00

Uruguayan National Knockdown Tournament

On Sunday June 25th, 2017 the National Knockdown Tournament will be held at the Praga Athletic Club facilities in Mercedes (Soriano).

This will be the qualifying tournament towards the I.F.K. South America Tournament to be held in San Paulo, Brazil.

Competitors from all the I.F.K. dojos will participate plus competitors from SoKyokushin Uruguay.

I.F.K. rules for cadets and adults will apply.

Organizes: I.F.K. Uruguay

Supervises: A.K.K.U. (Kyokushin Kai Uruguay Association).

IFK Canada Karate Camp - International Kyokushin Karate Summer Camp & Retreat
Aug 12

IFK Canada Karate Camp - International Kyokushin Karate Summer Camp & Retreat

  • Glen House Resort

IFK Canada Karate Camp - International Kyokushin Karate Summer Camp & Retreat

August 10-13, 2017 at Glen House Resort, 1000 Islands, Ontario, Canada

Amazing location at the border with the United States and midway between Toronto and Montreal.

Register for the 1st annual summer camp and train with great instructors for 4 days while you are relaxing at the beautiful resort by the lake. Great conditions, peaceful location, all meals and seminars included, flexible package deals for families or friends sharing rooms. Non-participants are also welcome to relax at the resort and enjoy some off time in the beautiful 1000 Islands. 

Visit the official camp website for all the information and don't hesitate to contact us if you have more questions. We are looking forward to spend some great time training and relaxing together!


10:00 am10:00


  • str.Estonakan 12/1 Yerevan Armenia

ARMENIAN OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP OF KYOKUSHIN KARATE  among children, girls, youths and juniors, men and women in kata and kumite.

Tournament Regulations.

The general management and conduct of the competition is carried out by Armenian Kyokushin karate federation, sponsor of the tournament Ltd. "Autolux"

1. Goals and Objectives.

  • Promotion and development of  Kyokushin karate,
  • Encouraging healthy lifestyle among children and youths,
  • Formation of high moral and physical qualities, comprehensive development of a personality,
  • Strengthening friendship among  the sportsmen from different countries,
  • Sportsmen`s mastership level upgrading and revelation of strongest fighters.

2. Time and location.

 The tournament will take place October 28th, 2017

The mandate commission October 27th, 15:00-20:00

Address: Yerevan, str.Amiryan 9

  • Referee seminar October 27th 18:00-19:00
  • Tournament 10:00- October 28th
  • Ceremonial Opening 11:00- October 28th
  • Sayonara 20:00-October 28th (over 18 years)

The location of the tournament: Yerevan, str. Manandya, 41 Building                                                                      

3. The participants of the tournament.

 The members of the delegation:

  • the official representative of the team ( the head of the delegation), 
  • sportsmen,
  • referees.

To participate in the tournament are allowed sportsmen from 8 to 18 years old, over 18 years. The participants in Kumite will perform in accordance to the following age and weight –categories;

Age group 8-9 years                                       

  • Up to 25kg
  • Up to 30kg
  • Above 30kg

Age group 10-11 years

  • Up to 30kg
  • Up to 35kg     
  • Up to 40kg
  • Above 40kg

Age group 12-13 years                            

  • Up to 35kg
  • Up to 40kg
  • Up to 45kg
  • Up to 50kg
  • Above 50kg

Age group 14-15 years

  • Up to 45kg
  • Up to 50kg
  • Up to 55kg
  • Up to 60kg
  • Above 60kg

Age group 16-17 years                              

  • Up to 60kg
  • Up to 65kg
  • Up to 70kg
  • Above 70kg

Age group over 18-girls and women

  • Up to 55kg
  • Up to 65kg
  • Above 65kg

Age group over 18-men

  • Up to 70kg
  • Up to 80kg
  • Above 80 kg

The tournament organisers reserve the right of changing the weight-categories after holding the mandate commission.

Participants in KATA will be divided into the following age categories:

a)    up to 13 years

Arbitrary program, Kata on choice.

b)    From 13 to 18 years

Arbitrary program: Kata on choice- Pinan (III-V), Yantsu, Tsukino-no

The obligatory program: Gyakusay-sho.

c)    Above 18 years

The obligatory program: Gyakusay-sho.

Arbitrary program: Seinchin, Seipay, Garyu, Kanku, Sushiho.

In case of the equal quantity of points in the obligatory program there will be appointed a new Kata to be demonstrated different from the one already carried out.

4. Requirements to the Participants, Permission criteria.

The following requirements should be strictly maintained by participants to be admitted to take part in the tournament.

  • Medical dispensary examination certificate,
  • Qualification certifying document (budo-passport),
  • Valid passport or certificate of birth,
  • Team Application certified by the official representative,
  • Clean dogi with a belt corresponding to the rank, a neat haircut and protective means.

Even if any sportsmen breaks a single point mentioned above, he will not be permitted to take part in the tournament. If the sportsman`s name and surname is announced and he doesn`t turn out on the tatami during a minute, he will lose the fight.

5. The competition in Kumite is held as follows-the loser cannot continue the competition.

Fight duration:

  •       Preliminary                                            2min + 1min +weighting + 1min
  •       Semi-Final, Final                                   2min +1min +1min +weighting + 1min

Juniors and youth

 Men and women

  •       Preliminary                                            2min +2min +weighting + 1min
  •       Semi-Final, Final                                   2min +2min +2min +weighting + 2min

While weighting the difference of more than 2 kg weight is taken into consideration.

While weighting juniors, men and women the difference of more than 3 kg weight is taken into consideration.

 6. Protective means; 

  • for groin and feet are necessary for all the categories,
  • light gloves are necessary for sportsmen up to 18 years.
  • Protective helmet will be provided by tournament organisers.      

7. Financial conditions:

 participation in the tournament; 20$

8. Expenses.

All the expenses concerning the tournament organisation are covered by the federation of  Armenian Kyokushin karate federation. As for the expenses connected with the arrivals and placement of teams, they are met by the organizations and teams heading them.

9. Awarding.

  • A set of 3 prizes is performed (the first 3 places) in the competition of each category.
  • Both the winners and the prizewinners of the tournament will be awarded with medals, cups and diplomas in accordance with the degree.
  • The company "Autolux" offers additional prizes.

The preliminary applications are admitted up to the 15th of October:

  1. Address:                                                    Yerevan, str.Estonakan 12/1
  2. E-mail:                                                      info@kyokushin.am
  3. Telephone numbers:                                 (37494) 40-42-45
3rd KWU World Championships amongst men and women
Nov 26

3rd KWU World Championships amongst men and women

  • tokyo metropolitan gymnasium

In November 25th and 26th, 2017, KWU World Karate Championship (Organizer: KWU) will be held at Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium, Kyokushin-kan will support for this big event with our utmost efforts.

More details to follow.

IFKKA Full Contact Seminar with Sensei Mark Mitchell
10:00 am10:00

IFKKA Full Contact Seminar with Sensei Mark Mitchell

Full Contact Seminar with Sensei Mark Mitchell

Date : Sunday May 7th
Time : 10am - 2:30pm
Venue: to be determined based on attendance

Here's the last seminar in the run up to our Full Contact tournament (see below for THOSE details).

Entries close at midnight on Friday 5th, but please get your entries in earlier so we can determine which venue to use - Petersham or Tempe!


If you intend to do any full contact fighting (and we have 2 tournaments of our own this year, and there are several others coming up that you could consider attending) and even if you just want to learn more about how to improve your dojo sparring, and develop your core for good stances and technique, then this is the seminar for you!


Entries are online.



For IFKKA Members, $20 if you book online and $30 if you want to do a paper entry via your instructor or pay at the door.

For non-IFKKA members, and you're all very welcome - the cost is $30 online only.


Anyone 11 years and up, all grades, can attend. If you're under 11 but 8th kyu and up, and REALLY REALLY interested, then talk to you instructor about letting you do it.

6th Uruguay Summer Camp 2017
Mar 12

6th Uruguay Summer Camp 2017

  • Recreational Military Center

The Uruguayan Kyokushin Kai Association (A.K.K.U.) is pleased to present and would like extend the invitation to its 2017 Summer Camp.

When: Thursday through Sunday – March, 9th – 12th, 2017.

Where: Recreational Military Center, Salinas, Km 39,500.

Guest Instructor: Shihan David Pickthall 6th Dan, IFK Vice-president. 

Participants fee: USD 250

Attendees fee (not training): USD 200

The price includes accommodation, food and training (the latter for participants).   

Accommodation is based on 5-people shared rooms. All rooms have standard facilities including air conditioning, TV, private bathroom with rain shower and a mini fridge. 

Food includes meals starting with breakfast on March 10th and finishing with lunch on March 12th. A canteen and restaurant will be open during the Camp at the Complex premises.

Registration and reservation

Registration form: http://www.ifk-uruguay.com/form-camp.html

The entry form must be completely filled out and submit before December 31st, 2016.

The reservation will only be confirmed once full payment is received. Only full payment guarantees a room, food and a spot on the summer camp. Full payment must be received by January 20th, 2017.

Travel Information
Transportation from and to the airport and training center will be coordinated individually with international participants. 

For further information please feel free to contact:

Claudia López – International coordinator Email: claudialopez@outlook.com


Summer Stage Kyokushin Argentina 2017
Feb 25

Summer Stage Kyokushin Argentina 2017

  • la plata argentina

On february 23-25th in City Bell, La Plata, will be held the Kyokushin Argentina Summer Stage, and representatives of several kyokushin organizations will attend the event along with country representatives:

Julio Romero 6º Dan, IFK Kyokushin Argentina.

Víctor Flores, 4º Dan, IKO Matsushima Argentina.

Leopoldo Mozzi 2º Dan, Kyokushin Kan Argentina.

Mary Masuyama 2º Dan. Kyokushin Unión.

It will be a perfect occasion for sharing training sessions and experiences. We are also celebrating the IFK Argentina 22nd anniversary and a new national kyokushin circuit will be discussed with the different kyokushin organizations.

IFK Argentina organizes the event and instructors from different organizations are invited, among with participants from every level, from begginers to advanced students, and from juniors to seniors.

Shihan Julio Romero and Víctor Flores, both with broad international experience, will be the main instructors, with the support of Mary Masuyama and Leopoldo Mozzi.

Contact julioromero.shihan@gmail.com for details


2nd IFK UAE National Championships 2017
9:00 am09:00

2nd IFK UAE National Championships 2017

  • dubai UAE

IFK UAE will host their 2nd National Championships at the Asthma Bint Al Noaman Sports Hall on 17th February 2017.

The event is organised by Country Representative Sensei Shamseer CK 3rd Dan UAE and Indian Country Representative Sensei Santanu Ganguly 4th dan will be in attendance.

10:30 am10:30

Belgian Championship for Youth and Beginners

The BELGIAN CHAMPIONSHIP for YOUTH & BEGINNERS will take place on SATURDAY 12 NOVEMBER 2016 in Sport Centre De Zeurt, Eksterdreef 6, 2900 Schoten (Belgium).

Entrance fee: 8 €
Registration fee: 6 €

Tournament for juniors from 8 up to and including 17 years of age and
novices (young adults from 18 up to and including 21 years of age)

The competition will take place according to a Pool-System/Group-System.
All fighters will have to use protective gear for head, hands and shins. Ladies should wear protective chest-gear, e.g. cups. Full body armour is forbidden, the solar plexus must be unprotected at all times.
Protective gear for the crotch and a gum shield are necessary and thus obligatory.
Please bring your own helmets.

Each fighter should be in possession of an association booklet and identity card
(if younger than 12: proof of identity from the local authorities).

The competition will take place according to a Pool-System/Group-System.
All fighters will have to use shin protectors (no gloves or helmet). Ladies should wear protective chest-gear, e.g. cups. Full body armour is forbidden, the solar plexus must be unprotected at all times.
Protective gear for the crotch and a gum shield are necessary and thus obligatory.
Please bring your own helmets.
Each fighter should be in possession of an association booklet and identity card.
Weigthing :
The weighing of the participants will begin at 08:00 am and ends at 09:00 am.
After 09:00 am no more weightings will be allowed.

Start tournament :
Commencement of the tournament: 11:00 am.
Spectators are allowed in the tournament hall from 10:30 am.

All competitors will be divided as much as possible according to age, weight and length.
The instructors/coaches are responsible for their competitors and will need to fill in a certification on the spot.

We desire a disciplined and sportsmanlike tournament, therefore we will go through some items with you:
- Final date for submitting registration forms: 30 October 2016, unless the maximum number of participants is achieved earlier.
- Be on time for the weigh-in.
- The coach should be dressed in a tracksuit from your dojo.
- All participants should provide their own equipment and protective gear.
- All decisions made by referees will be binding and irrevocable. They also have the right to bring a fight to a stop when they feel that it would be irresponsible for a fighter to continue fighting.

- A maximum of 2 coaches per Dojo.

Referees/judges are always welcome, and should report to the competitor registration. Referees/judges are expected to be dressed in a suit and be in possession of an international kyokushin passport.

website: www.kyokushin.be
e-mail: bestuur@kyokushin.be