XXXII Traditional Karate European Championship – Vilnius 2015 – 20.10.15

XXXII Traditional Karate European Championship 17 – 18 October 2015 IV Traditional Karate European Children’s Cup   During XXXII WTKF European Championship in Traditional Karate, which ended in Vilnius on Sunday 18 October, the representative of Traditional Karate-Do Federation of Great Britain, Anna Machtylska, won the bronze medal in the senior category, in competition Fuku-go. In the Championships in the Siemens Arena there were several hundred athletes from 15 countries competing. At the same time the IV European Traditional Karate Children’s Cup was held, where also the representatives of the TKFGB’s youngest gave the account of high performance. In individual kata competitions Casper Wielgosz and Jayson Lopez finished on the podium, winning silver medals. In addition to the junior finalists, our team, in the number of 9 seniors and 15 juniors, can boast a considerable number of quarter-finalists which was in itself a remarkable achievement, taking into account the general, very high technical level of the tournament and a huge number of athletes. The following TKFGB members had a chance to fight to enter the final four: Kirils Snikeris, Adriana Peiseniece Philip Majchrzak and Matveis Pekuskins in junior kata. Pawel Kutermankiewicz reached the quarter-finals in senior individual kumite. ”Looking at the results of our team in Vilnius, I can state that consistent work during our training and the training system which we implement, brought about the desired results. Especially enjoying is the first ever medal for TKFGB, captured in an event of international rank by Anna Machtylska. Having secured the bronze in fuku-go, or double-discipline competition requiring excellent preparation in both kata and kumite, Anna demonstrated that she belongs to the best female fighters of Traditional Karate in Europe....

3rd Traditional Karate Boston Cup 2015 – 04.10.2015

3rd Traditional Karate Boston Cup 2015 ‘Boston Cup’ has now got well established in the annual activities time table of Traditional Karate-Do Federation of Great Britain. This year’s third edition of this competition, organized by Traditional Karate Academy Boston, brought about the opportunity for both juniors (kata) and seniors (kata and kumite) to match their skills and experience. Playing Cup it was preceded by a seminar on kumite and has been led by special guest – sensei Jacek Wierzbicki, 5 Dan, a former World Team Champion in 1992 in Montreal, Canada. representatives of clubs from across the UK who took part in this event, they could take advantage of its vast experience, especially with exercises on foot work and exercises on the ground. RESULTS: Kumite seniors 10 – 4 kyu: 1) Andrew Peisenieks – TKA Boston 2) Marek Wozniak – TKC Okami Bournemouth 3) Algimantas Baltrusaitis – TKA Boston   Kumite seniors 3kyu – Dan: Mario Kalli – Nyuanshin TKC London Pawel Kutermankiewicz – TKA Boston Rafal Labuda – TKA Boston Tadeusz Lejman – Nyuanshin TKC London Kata seniors: Tomasz Nowak – TKC Shodan Eastbourne Tadeusz Lejman – Nyuanshin TKC London Mario Kalli – Nyuanshin TKC London   Kata juniors 5 kyu+: Adriana Peiseniece – TKA Boston Matvejs Pekuskins – TKA Boston Filip Majchrzak – TKA Boston Kornelia Malczewska – TKA Boston   Kata juniors 6 kyu: Kiril Snikeris – TKA Boston Matthew Everett – TKC Okami Bournemouth Ernest Skarzinskij – TKA Boston Timofiej Kabak – TKA Spalding   Kata juniors 2006 & older up yo 7 kyu: Maximilian Brusniak – Nyuanshin TKC London Karolina Macijauskaite – TKA Boston...