Canada West Island Dojo Grading Examination

Date: June 15, 2019
Place: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Organizer: Branch Chief John Kalaidopoulos

On June 15, the West Island Dojo of John Kalaidopoulos Branch, located in Montreal, Canada held a Yudansha examination (grading examination).

Message from WKO President (June 2019)

Dear Branch Chiefs and Contacts,

Thank you for your continuous cooperation towards the further development of WKO. In Tokyo, we have entered the rainy season, a period between spring and summer. Although the weather is quite humid, the beautiful color of the hydrangea (ajisai) gives us a pleasant feeling, that summer will soon arrive.

Canada Bordeleau Branch Grading Exam 2019

Date: May 31–June 1, 2019
Place: Greenfield Park, Quebec, Canada
Organizer: Branch Chief Alain Bordeleau and Branch Chief Normand Bordeleau

On Friday May 31st, thirteen candidates presented themselves at the Greenfield Park Dojo for their grading exam

Afghanistan Kata and Tameshiwari Training Camp

Date: April 25, 2019
Place: Nangarhar Football Stadium, Jalalabad city, Nagarhar Province, Afghanistan
Organizer: Afghanistan Branch

WKO Afghanistan organized the Kata and Tameshiwari Training Camp for a WKO’s PR project at the Nangarhar Football Stadium Jalalabad city, Nagarhar Province.

The 14th Swiss-Open Juniors & 13th Swiss-Open Adults Championship

Date: May 18-19, 2019
Place: Stans, Switzerland
Organizer: Shihan Peter Steinmann, Branch Chief Switzerland

The 14th Swiss-Open Juniors & 13th Swiss-Open Adults Championship was held on May 18-19 in Stans