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The 3rd Limpopo Province Kyu Grading Test

Date: May 4, 2019
Place: University of Limpopo, Limpopo Province, South Africa
Organizers/host: South Africa Branch Chief Medupi Robert Lechelele

A total of 120 students, mostly white belts from across Limpopo province branches/regions attended to take part in the kyu grading test (white to brown belt).

Canada Gilbert Branch Special Grading Exam for Young Children

Date: May 27, 2019
Place: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Organizer: Branch Chief Andre Gilbert

On Monday, May 27th, at the International Shinkyokushin Karate school of Shihan André Gilbert, downtown Montreal, the grading exam was held for 45 students aged 2, 3, and 4 years old.

The 21st Open Championship among Juniors

Date: May 18-19, 2019
Place: Navoi city, Uzbekistan
Organizer: Uzbekistan Branch Chief Khasan Nazarov

The Center Shinkyokushinkai Karate Republic of Uzbekistan “Nur-Has” held the 21st Open Championship among Juniors on May 18-19, 2019, in Navoi city, Uzbekistan.

WKO accomplishes its goal and becomes an organization with 101 affiliated countries

WKO is carrying out various activities with the goal of becoming the strongest and largest Budo organization in the Full Contact Karate world. A key target in such goal, was to achieve “100 affiliated countries” in the world. With the addition of Finland and Ecuador, WKO has achieved this goal, and has become an organization with 101 countries and areas.

Slovakia Memorial Tournament 2019

Date: April 28, 2019
Place: Zlatna na Ostrove, Slovakia
Organizer: WKO Slovakia (Branch Chief/Country Representative Janos Markovics)

The Slovakia Memorial Tournament 2019 was organized by Seishin Karate Klub, for the first time in Zlatná na Ostrove.