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The 24th Branko Bosnjak Memorial Tournament

Date: October 5, 2019
Place: Samobor, Croatia
Organizer: Croatia Branch Chief Milan Garasic

On October 5th, for the 24th time, the Branko Bosnjak Memorial Tournament was held in Croatia.
The tournament is held in memory of Branko Bosnjak, a member of Karate club Mladost Samobor, who lost his life in the Croatian war for independence.


Date: Saturday September 7, 2019
Location: Laval, Quebec, Canada
Organizer: Sutogure Dojo in Association with the Canadian Cancer Society

The first ever TEST YOUR MIGHT tournament was held in Laval, just outside Montreal, Quebec, Canada, on Saturday September 7th, 2019. Canadian Contact of the WKO, David Ricci Senseï created and developed the concept of a fundraising challenge in the context of a traditional Tameshiwari Karate board-breaking championship.

WKO Afghanistan-Eastern Zone Kumite, Kihon and Tameshiwari Training Camp

Date: September 6, 2019
Place: Kuz Kunar District, Nangarhar Province, Eastern Zone, Afghanistan
Organizer: Afghanistan Branch & AFKO Afghanistan

The Kumite, Kihon, and Tameshiwari Training Camp was held on September 6, 2019, from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m. at Kuz Kunar District of Nangarhar Province, Eastern Zone Afghanistan, and 80 Karatekas participated.

German National Summer Camp 2019

Date: July 27-31, 2019
Place: Warnemuende, Germany
Organizer: Germany Branch Chief Wolfgang Pech

More than 110 Karatekas from all over Germany and from Switzerland were motivated to follow the invitation of the German Shinkyokushinkai Organisation to attend the National Summer Camp held from July 27 to 31.

The 1st Turkish International Camp

Date: September 6-8, 2019
Place: Bursa, Turkey
Organizer: Muzaffer Bacak 4th Dan (National Coach of Germany)

Almost 150 participants from all over Turkey spent three days of hard and intensive training during the 1st International Shinkyokushin Camp in Bursa, on the foot of the famous mountain Kulisse (Uludag).