Team ACKK participated in the 6Th Annual Kyokushin-Kan Japanese Karate Tournament CT USA hosted by Shihan Kenji Fujiwara on October 11th 2014. Great weekend , with officials’ seminar on Friday and clinic with Soshu Shigeru Oyama, and tournament all day on Saturday with bo kata, kata, semi-knockdown and knockdown. Thank you Shihan Fujiwara for another successful weekend! OSU!
Officials’ Seminar on Friday- going over bo staff details
Meeting Japan Champion Sensei Susumu Kikuchi
going over rules of Shinkenshobu tournaments
Respect to a humble champion and new friend!
Respect to great knowledge and history within Soshu Shigeru Oyama
Reconnecting with dojos across North America
All styles of Kyokushin training together as one!
Soshu gets the last hit in!
Sensei Jason gives the team a pep talk before the day begins.
The Japanese team, always so polite and respectful!
Reconnceting with their friends from the Land of the Rising Sun!
Bo Staff kata division
Knockdown division, with Champion from Japan
Another successful weekend. Thank you Shihan Fujiwara for hosting this event and to all who supported!
Sayonnara Party, great food, adults socializing and kids exchanging gifts!