Special course with sensei Andrzej Maciejewski 4 Dan ITKF

Traditional Karate Academy Boston presents Special course with sensei Andrzej Maciejewski 4 Dan ITKF Date: Sat. 27th – Sun. 28th October 2012 Place: St. Nicholas Community Centre Fishtoft Road, Boston, PE 21 0DJ This course is a great opportunity to train with a top European Instructor. Sensei Maciejewski is the Vice President of Traditional Karate Federation of Poland, World Champion – team kumite Montreal ’92, a Qualified ITKF referee, National Junior Team Coach and Coach to European & World Champions. For further details, or if you have any questions about this course, please contact the TKAB office: office@karateboston.co.uk mob. 07742957176.   Sensei Maciejewski Course Boston 2012 –...

XVI Traditional Karate ITKF World Championship: 6-7.10.2012

For the two days of 6th and 7th October 2012 the Lodz Sports hall Atlas Arena became the host for the 16th Traditional Karate ITKF World Championship. Alongside the main event one could also witness the 2nd Traditional Karate European Children’s Cup, where the youngest athletes came competing, representing Traditional Karate clubs from all over Europe. The very special character of the event was highlighted by the fact that it obtained honorary patronage from the Minister of Sports and Tourism of the Polish Republic, Joanna Mucha. The choice of the venue for the Championships was not at all accidental. Lodz has the status of the craddle of Polish Traditional Karate and this year is 40th anniversary of when its history began when the initial trainings were held with sensei Chiyomaro Shimoda – the first Japanese karate instructor in Poland. Up to the present day the city of Lodz has been the most buoyant centre of Traditional Karate. For the first time the Championships were open for younger age categories. Up to day the competition was only designed for the seniors but the year 2012 has seen major changes and three new groups: cadetts (14-15 yo), juniors (16-17 yo) and youth (18-20) have been allowed to compete. Almost 400 best karate athletes from 27 countries from all over the world competed for World Champions’ medals this year. They represented the sates of: Argentina, Armenia, Austria, Brasil, Canada Chile, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Egypt, France, Germany Israel, Italy, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Poland, Russia, Romania, Serbia, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, the UK, Uruguai, the USA and Uzbekistan. The tournament was watched by several thousand enthusiasts...