Team NCD looking for Managers

Team NCD looking for Managers

The National Capital District Commission Sports Desk through the Department of Community Development and Social Services is looking for suitable candidates to manage the 25 different sports including the martial arts to participate in the upcoming PNG Grassroots Games to be held from the 17th to the 30th of November in Kokopo, East New Britain. The following martial arts will participate in the games: Boxing; Karate; Kickboxing, and; Taekwondo. Persons interested in applying must meet…

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Kyokushin karate grading planned for every 3 months

Kyokushin karate grading planned for every 3 months

Kyokushin karate classes at Wally’s dojo in 6 Mile kicked off on Monday and instructor Sempai Samson Benroy, while welcoming the students, informed them of the scheduled curriculum. He said grading will be conducted every three months with the first grading for the year set at March 10. However students have to become members and attend all classes to qualify for grading. He also sa id that former students wishing to grade must also attend…

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Karate classes kick off next week

Karate classes kick off next week

Kyokushin Karate classes kick off for 2012 next Monday (February 6) for PNG Mas Oyama Kyokushin Karate Association (MOKKA) Inc. at Wally’s Dojo. The dojo (training hall) is owned by former Kyokushin international and world karate champion Sensei Walter Schnaubelt and is located in Wally’s Bar & Grill at Magila Street, 6 Mile (opposite IBS). The dojo is operated by two of his former students Sempai Samson Benroy and Sempai Sailas Piskaut. According to Sempai…

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4 Martial Art Codes included in PNG Games

4 Martial Art Codes included in PNG Games

Great news for martial arts in Papua New Guinea (PNG) as the Host Organising Committee (HOC) for the PNG Games announced the list of 24 sports to participate in November. Among them are four martial art codes. Karate, kickboxing, taekwondo and boxing have been included in the games. The later has been categorised as a compulsory sport while all the others are optional. HOC deputy chairman James Wong said the games will proceed as scheduled…

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Karate admitted in the PNG Games

Karate admitted in the PNG Games

The Papua New Guinea Karate Federation (PNGKF) has officially announced the participation of karate as an optional sport in the Papua New Guinea (PNG) Games to be held in Kokopo, East New Britain in November. Federation President Carl Mari has urged clubs to prepare for the games. They have been asked to contact their respective provincial sports office to be included in their squad. He said that all clubs in Morobe should contact Rickinson Mekere…

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Kyokushin classes to start in February

Kyokushin classes to start in February

Papua New Guinea Mas. Oyama Kyokushin Karate Association (PNGMOKKA) will start training in February. According to Sempai Silas Piskaut, training for this year will start on February 6 and end in December. PNGMOKKA is the only internationally recognized Kyokushin organisation in the country and is headed by Branch Chief and SOS Director, Sensei Walter Schnaubelt. The club is affiliated to International Karate Organisation Kyokushin-kaikan (IKOK) in Japan. In a Facebook message to the author, Piskaut…

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Silas in XIII Pacific Games – Noumea

Silas in XIII Pacific Games – Noumea, a set on Flickr. Pictures of Sempai Silas Piskaut during the recent Pacific Games in Noumea. Pictures courtesy of photojournalist and PNG Warrior’s own Andrew Molen.

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