Kokoro Cup XII & Seminar

Date: December 6-9, 2019
Place: Warsaw, Poland
Organizer: Poland Branch Chief Mariusz Mazur

The Kokoro Cup XII, the 12th edition organized by Bielanski Klub Kyokushin Karate (WKO Poland Mariusz Mazur Branch), was held in Warsaw on December 7-8.

Uzbekistan Kumite Marathon – 30 non-stop fights

Date: October 6, 2019
Place: Navoi city, Uzbekistan
Organizer: Uzbekistan Branch

On October 6, Kumite Marathon was held in Navoi city.

The 23rd Camille Ohan Branch North American Open Championship

Date: November 2, 2019
Place: College Laval, Quebec, Canada
Organizer: Camille Ohan Branch

The 23rd Camille Ohan Branch North American Open Championship was held at College Laval on November 2.

WKO Grading Examination Results

The World Karate Seminar and WKO Grading Examination were held on November 12-13 at Fuji Midori no Kyuka Mura, after the 12th World Open Karate Championship.

WKO Recommended Dan Promotions

The WKO Board Meeting was held at the Tokyo Dome Hotel on November 7 (Thu.), 2019 as part of the series of events related to the 12th World Open Karate Championship.
The recommended Dan promotions discussed and approved at the WKO Grading Committee Meeting held the same day, were brought up at the meeting, and also approved by the WKO Board.
Recommended Dan promotions are discussed once every 2 years, and for 6th Dan and higher, the long term contribution to the organization, and for 5th Dan and lower, the age, health, injury history, and past achievements of the candidate are examined carefully.

List of Candidates for Recommended Promotion