Contributed by Ray Cormier on May 26, 2016

ACKK attended the 6th Dokiju Championships , on May 21st 2016 in Montreal QC Canada. Hosted by Sensei Stephane Marcotte , it was a huge success with over 400 participants from Canada and USA.

Canada is well represented: tournament host, Sensei Stephane Marcotte, Sensei JJ Nowlan, Sensei Guy Marquis, Shihan Ray Cormier, Shihan Moji Talebzadeh, Sensei Marc-Andre Losier & Sensei Vittorio Russo

Canada is well represented: tournament host, Sensei Stephane Marcotte, Sensei JJ Nowlan, Sensei Guy Marquis, Shihan Ray Cormier, Shihan Moji Talebzadeh, Sensei Marc-Andre Losier & Sensei Vittorio Russo

Sensei Stephane and Shihan Ray reviewing details with the officials.

Sensei Stephane and Shihan Ray reviewing details with the officials.

Our good friends from Maine USA, Shihan Marty Petrovich and Sensei Kristen O'Connor, Kyokushin-kan USA

Our good friends from Maine USA, Shihan Marty Petrovich and Sensei Kristen O’Connor, Kyokushin-kan USA

Shihan Ray with longtime friend, Sensei Vittorio Russo of Montreal

Shihan Ray with longtime friend, Sensei Vittorio Russo of Montreal

Good friend Shihan Camille O'Han, country rep for FKCO Shinkyokushin

Good friend Shihan Camille O’Han, country rep for FKCO Shinkyokushin

Meeting with Shihan Hugo Perez,So Kyokushin Canada

Meeting with Shihan Hugo Perez,So Kyokushin Canada

Sensei Danny Coyle Country Rep for KWF , with Shihan Marty and Shihan Ray

Sensei Danny Coyle Country Rep for KWF , with Shihan Marty and Shihan Ray

The Team from Maine

The Team from Maine

The tournament was a great success

The tournament was a great success

The next generation! Competition included kumite, kata, weapon kata and knockdown kumite at night.

The next generation! Competition included kumite, kata, weapon kata and knockdown kumite at night.

Shihan Camille O'Han with sensei Danny and Sensei Vittorio.

Shihan Camille O’Han with sensei Danny and Sensei Vittorio.

So happy to see Sensei Sylvie Comeau,IKO Matsui role model to many women fighters

So happy to see Sensei Sylvie Comeau,IKO Matsui role model to many women fighters

Over 100 competitiors, parents, instructors and coaches from NB and Nova Scotia represented ACKK

Over 100 competitiors, parents, instructors and coaches from NB and Nova Scotia represented ACKK

The winners of the Knockdown event

The winners of the Knockdown event

Shihan Ray and everyone at ACKK wants to congratulate Sensei Stephane , seen here with sensei Sebastien who was a great help in organizing the event, and thank him for inviting us to his event, we will be back next year!

Shihan Ray and everyone at ACKK wants to congratulate Sensei Stephane , seen here with sensei Sebastien who was a great help in organizing the event, and thank him for inviting us to his event, we will be back next year!

ACKK Branch Chief

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