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FUNERAL OF SHIHAN LOEK HOLLANDER
2020-02-22
February 22, 2020 in Rotterdam, the Netherlands took place the last farewell to the honorary president of KWF shihan Loek Hollander 10th dan. Several hundred people attended the funeral, including many karateka in karategi from around the world. Close friends and associates of shihan Hollander from NKKO and board members of Kyokushin World Federation - president shihan Antono Pinero 9. dan, secretary general shihan Andre Drewniak 9. dan and treasurer shihan Lars Hogquist 7. dan carried the coffin of the deceased to a place of eternal rest. Farewell speech was given by 10 people, including shihan Antonio Pinero. Gathered goodbye to the master with one of his beloved techniques seiken chudan tsuki.

Rest in peace, Shihan. OSU!

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KWF BOARD STATEMENT REGARDING THE DEATH OF SHIHAN LOEK HOLLANDER.
2020-02-17

 

We express our deepest regrets by the loss of President Loek Hollander.

 

He was our founder and a great leader.

 

He made a huge contribution to the success of our democratic Kyokushin World Federation.

 


He remains a great example of highest Kyokushin spirit and devotion all over the world.

 


We were honored to work under his presidency.

 


His way in Kyokushin inspires us to work harder.

 


May his soul rest in peace.

 

Osu.

 


Signed:

President of Kyokushin World Federation shihan Antonio Pinero,
Vice President shihan Hristo Traikov
General Secretary shihan Andre Drewniak
Treasurer shihan Lars Hogquist
Member of the Board shihan Mauricio Alvarado
Members of the Board shihan Leslaw Samitowski
Member of the Board shihan Daniel Trifu

 

 


SEMINAR AND 1ST NATIONAL KYOKUSHIN KWF KARATE CHAMPIONSHIP IN MAURITIUS
2020-02-10

Seminar Report

 With the arrival of Shihan Antonio Pereira in Mauritius, a series of seminars were held across the island at the following Dojos: Friday, January 10: Seminar on Kumite and Kihons techniques at the Goodlands Dojo. Saturday, January 11: Seminar on Kihons and Yakusoku Kumite at Bambous Gymansium. Sunday, January 12: Summer training at Flic en Flac beach. Monday, January 13: Seminar for black and brown belts on Renraku and Kata at the Vacoas Dojo. Tuesday, January 14: Seminar for black and brown belt on advanced Kata at Coromadel Dojo. January 25: Arbitration Seminar at Vacoas Dojo. The Seminars had a total of 110 participants actively participating in the different trainings and wide dissemination in the different media in the country, Star Newspaper, Defi-Plus Magazine, the summer training on the beach was presented in the Sport News of 20 00 on the National Television channel , MCB1, on the same day; Sunday, January 12th.Text by Sandip Vencatakistnen.

   

Competition Report

 The 1st National Kyokushin KWF Karate Championship Mauritius was held in the gymnasium of Swami Sivananda State secondary school in Bambous on January 26, 2020 starting at 10 am and ending at 9 pm. The championship received the participation of 150 fighters divided into 15 categories in Kumite and 20 participants in Kata divided into 3 categories. The championship was attended by 11 athletes from Reunion Island.two 2 teams of referees and judges for kumite and one for kata. Shihan Antonio Pereira was the supreme judge of the championship, Sensei Vivegananda Vencatakistnen the President and Sempai Yousouf Ramjan the Vice President.. We had 2 tatami for the A and B qualifiers and 1 tatami for the Semi and Final.

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REUNION ISLAND KYOKUSHIN JOURNEY BY SHIHAN PEREIRA.
2020-02-04
Shihan Antonio Pereira, KWF official representative in Portugal and Brazil (Responsibile for South America), at the invitation of KWF Réunion, visited Réunion Island (French department located in the Indian Ocean) for the second time from January 15 to 25, 2020. In the program of these 10 days of internship. The revision of the Technical Program (Syllabus), the technical bases, kata and kumite, for children or teenagers and adult classes. A special and already traditional training was led by Shihan Pereira on one of the most beautiful beaches on the island. A sharing moment that brought together other organizations like Shinkyokushin and WKB. A video was made during this event. Also worth noting is the disclosure of the presence of shihan in the prime time tv newspaper. A testing session was planned, but unfortunately it had to be canceled. All members of KWF FRANCE REUNION appreciated Shihan Antonio Pereira's great experience, expertise and extreme kindness and we hope that he will return to our island soon.

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Text by Sebastien Boulerand


NEW YEAR'S TRAINING UNDER THE 2-DAY SEMINAR WITH SHIHAN ALEKSANDER PICHKUNOV 11-12 JANUARY 2020 IN KRAKÓW (POLAND)
2020-01-20

11-12 January 2020 in Krakow at the Sports Hall of the MDK Scout House ul. Reymana 18 was held with the participation of 118 Dojo Operators, instructors and players 2-day seminar combined with New Year's training. The trainings were led by shihan Alexander Pichkunov 5 dan - medalist of the Kyokushin World Championship, he trained and fought in Tokyo in K-1 together with shihan Francisco Filho for 6 years. Also participated: shihan Andrzej Drewniak, shihan Andrzej Krawontka, shihan Robert Kopciowski, shihan Witold Stolarczyk, shihan Zdzislaw Niedzwiedz, shihan Janusz Piórkowski, shihan Bogdan Swiatkowski and shihan Robert Kern from Hungary.

The subject of the seminar were general development and specialized exercises shaping Kyokushin stamina, improving techniques with a partner and on equipment, as well as combinations for fighting. Shihan Pichkunov showed many specialized exercises used in professional boxing and K-1. As part of accompanying events, there was a 2 hour meeting of Dojo Operators and Sayonara. The seminar was organized by the Polish Kyokushinkai Organization (KWF POLAND) and MDK Scout House.

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2019-11-13  TECHNICAL SEMINARY IN ZARAGOZA (SPAIN) WITH PRESIDENT OF KWF SHIHAN ANTONIO PINERO 9TH DAN.


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