Message from WKO President (June & July 2016)

Dear Branch Chiefs and Contacts,
Time flies fast, and it is already 6 months into the year. Mid-June, is right in the midst of the rainy season in Japan. I hope everyone is doing well in their country and region.


Training Seminar & Award Ceremony in North West Pakistan FATA 2016

Date: June 4th-5th, 2016
Place: Khyber FATA, Pakistan
Organizer: Branch Chief Farhad Shinwari

FATA Full Contact Karate Association arranged a Seminar & Award Ceremony at Landikotal Sub Division of Khyber Agency FATA Pakistan.


The Victorian Open Knockdown Karate Championships

Date: May 15th, 2016
Place: Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
Organizer: Branch Chief Peter Volke

The Victorian Open Knockdown Karate Championships were held in Ballarat, Victoria, on 15th of May at the Wendouree Sports Centre.

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1st Swiss Full Contact Karate Championship

Date: May 28, 2016
Place: Stans, Switzerland
Organizer: Swiss Fullcontact Karate Organization, Steinmann-Dojo
Tournament Director: Peter Steinmann SSKA

The first joint Swiss Championship was held in Stans on May 28, 2016.


Brazil Technical Class for Kata

Date: May 15th, 2016
Place: Barueri, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Organizer: Brazil Branch Chief Denivaldo Carvalho

The technical class to update Kata was held by Shihan Denivaldo Carvalho at Hombu Dojo, Barueri, on May 15th, 2016.