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2017 November  -  Int. WJKA Young Sensei Seminar,  Netherlands

 

Last weekend, 17-19 November 2017, it was the first edition of the Young Sensei Seminars and again the 30th edition of the Open Roosendaal karate championships. This year, the idea behind the tournament weekend was different from other years. This year more emphasis was placed on training and socializing together, as was customary in the past and the tournament was used more as a weekend end. Although this was the first time in this set-up, everyone was extremely positive and that is a reason for us to repeat.

 

The training sessions took place on Friday evening and Saturday with various international WJKA Instructors from the Netherlands and Switzerland. Dan’s exams took place on Saturday afternoon and a closing tournament on Sunday.

 

The first training session on Friday was opened by sensei Darrell Meedendorp (NL). The second training was done by sensei Antonio Stifani (SWI) and the evening ended with a third training session by sensei Wouter Meedendorp (NL)

 

On Saturday morning the “dance” was opened by Jan jr Knobel (NL) followed by sensei Rob Smeets (NL). After lunch, sensei Antonio Stifani kicked off with a kata training followed by sensei Darrell Meedendorp and sensei Wouter Meedendorp.

 

After the trainings, 5 men finished the Saturday with a dan-exam for which they all passed:

 

1st Dan:

Arthur de Backer - Netherlands

Ivy van Wezel - Netherlands

 

2nd Dan:

Coen Sleeuwenhoek - Netherlands

 

4th Dan:

Rudolf Bächtler - Switzerland

 

6th Dan:

Antonio Stifani - Switzerland

 

The training weekend ended on Sunday morning with a surprise training by Sensei Jan sr Knobel (NL) and then the 30th edition of the Open Roosendaal karate championships.

 

Hopefully see you all next year!

 

Jan jr Knobel

Ass. Chief instructor WJKA HQ

     

 

01 - 02 July 2017

 

6th WJKA WORLD  CHAMPIONSHIPS in VLISSINGEN - NETHERLANDS

 

Results  KATA  &  KUMITE  -  Up to 4th Kyu

  • Results  KATA  &  KUMITE  -  Brown & Black belts

     
     
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    27 November 2016

     

    INTERNATIONAL  OPEN  WJKA  NETHERLANDS  2016

    Results  KATA  &  KUMITE 

         

    17 November 2016

     

    Promotion WJKA Instructor  "  BELGIUM  "

    Instructor can be invited for courses, examinations and gashuku's

                       

    14 November 2016

     

    Promotion WJKA Instructor  "  ISRAEL  "

    Instructor can be invited for courses, examinations and gashuku's

                       

    09 November 2016

     

    Promotion WJKA Instructor  "  ITALY  "

    Instructor can be invited for courses, examinations and gashuku's

                       

    07 November 2016

     

    Promotion WJKA Instructor  "  SRI LANKA  "

    Instructor can be invited for courses, examinations and gashuku's

                       

    05 November 2016

     

    Promotion WJKA Instructor  "  SWITZERLAND  "

    Instructor can be invited for courses, examinations and gashuku's

                       

    31 October 2016

     

    Promotion WJKA Instructor  "  UKRAINE  "

    Instructor can be invited for courses, examinations and gashuku's

                       

    21 October 2016

     

    Promotion WJKA Instructors  "  CANADA  "

    Instructors can be invited for courses, examinations and gashuku's

                       

    17 October 2016

     

    Promotion WJKA Instructors  "  GERMANY  "

    Instructors can be invited for courses, examinations and gashuku's

                       

    13 October 2016

     

    Promotion WJKA Instructors  "  U.S.A.  "

    Instructors can be invited for courses, examinations and gashuku's

                       

    21 September 2016

     

    Promotion WJKA Instructors  "  SOUTH  AFRICA  "

    Instructors can be invited for courses, examinations and gashuku's

                       

    19 September 2016

     

    Promotion WJKA Instructors  "  NETHERLANDS  "

    Instructors can be invited for courses, examinations and gashuku's

                       

    24 - 26 June 2016

     

    5th WJKA EUROPEAN  CHAMPIONSHIPS in CHERKASY UKRAINE

    Results KATA  /  KUMITE  5th WJKA European Championships
  • Results KATA  /  KUMITE  5th WJKA Kohai Inv. European Cup

  • Trophy results per country

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    News papers & TV in Cherkasy Ukraine about 5th WJKA EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS

    TV in Ukraine

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    25 June 2016

     

    2nd WJKA S.A. EASTERN CAPE CHAMPIONSHIPS in UITENHAGE SOUTH AFRICA

    Results Kata & Kumite  /  Medal results

     

    16 & 17 Februari 2016

     

    WJKA USA Seminar in New York, led by sensei John Turnbull 8th Dan WJKA / Vice President WJKA

    John Turnbull (USA), Cecilio Ortega (Panama), Alberto Attale (Venezuela),
    Jose Pena (Dominican Republic),  Rob Kalbacher (USA), Joe Vetrano (USA).  
     

    18 October 2015

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    Today, sensei Don Owens from WJKA Canada is promoted by the WJKA Shihankai to 9th. Dan

    Don Owens  -  Vice President & Technical advisor

     

    19-21 June 2015

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    Results Kata / Kumite 5th WJKA World Championships - Vlissingen, the Netherlands  

    Results Kata / Kumite 5th WJKA Kohai Inv. World Cup - Vlissingen, the Netherlands  

    Trophy results per country

     

    HALL  OF  FAME  -  21 Apr. 2014

     

    Sensei  KNOBEL - President - added  to  the  HALL  OF  FAME  as  one  of  the  MARTIAL  ARTS  PIONEERS 

    Link to Hall of Fame

     

    20-22 June 2014

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    Results Kata & Kumite / Kata Asai Ryu 4th WJKA European Championships - Edegem, Belgium

    Results Kata & Kumite 4th WJKA Kohai Invitation European Cup - Edegem, Belgium

     

    14-16 JUNE  2013

     

    Results Kata & Kumite 4th WJKA World Championships - Remscheid, Germany

    Results Kata & Kumite 4th WJKA Kohai Invitation World Cup - Remscheid, G

      06-08  JULY 2012

     

    Results Kata & Kumite 3rd WJKA European Championships - Sandersdorf Germany

    Results Kata & Kumite 3rd WJKA Kohai Invitation European Cup - Sandersdorf, Germany