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South Africa Daniels Branch “Aka vs Shiro” Tournament 2019

Date: April 6, 2019
Place: Goodwood, South Africa
Organizer: WKO South Africa Branch Chief Deen Daniels

The Daniels Branch “Aka vs Shiro” Tournament was held on April 6 (Sat.) in the town of Goodwood, situated in the northern suburb of Cape Town.

Slovakian Open 2019

Date: March 23, 2019
Place: Dunajska Streda, Slovakia
Organizer: WKO Slovakia (Branch Chief/Country Representative Janos Markovics)

The biggest tournament of the year, the Slovakian Open was held in Dunajská Streda. 330 competitors from 33 clubs in 5 countries (Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, and Slovakia). 55 competitors were from the WKO Slovakia Branch (Seishin Karate Klub).

China Branch Dan Test &Training Seminar

Date: March 22-25, 2019
Place: Shanghai, China
Organizer: China Branch Chief YingJie Sun

The representatives of China Shihan Koichi Okumura/Shihan Keiji Okumura and the new Branch Chief YingJie Sun organized a Dan test and a training seminar with the World Lightweight Champion Harutaka Okazaki in Shanghai, China, on March 22nd-25th, 2019.

European Black Belt Seminar & Referee Course 2019

Date: March 1-3, 2019
Place: Stara Wies, Poland
Organizer: EKO (WKO Europe Region) & PFKS (WKO Poland Branch)

On March 1-3, the European Black Belt Seminar and Referee Course was held in Poland. The seminar and course was organized by the EKO and PFKS (Polsih Karate Federation Shinkyokushinkai).

Polish Qualification Tournament 2019

Date: February 16, 2019
Place: Wojnicz, Poland
Organizer: Poland Branch Chief Wojciech Radziewicz

A qualification tournament for Polish fighters to the European Championship for Youth U-21 and to Word Championship in open weight for men took place on February 16th in Wojnicz, southern Poland.