Kyokushin kicking drills with Shihan Cameron Quinn

Kyokushin kicking drills with Shihan Cameron Quinn

Shihan Cameron Quinn is a renowned figure in the world of Kyokuhin karate having been a translator for founder Masutatsu Oyama, author and trainer. In this video, Shihan Cameron goes through the basic kicking drills that are usually employed in a Kyokushin class. The techniques are simple but are very effective. Most Kyokushin students in Papua New Guinea (PNG) who trained under Sensei Walter Schnaubelt and Sempai Bernard Soari consider Shihan Cameron as the grandfather…

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First Papuan Karate Titles deferred to October

First Papuan Karate Titles deferred to October

The 1st Papuan Karate Title which was planned for 21st September 2013 has been deferred to Saturday 5th October 2013. In the meantime PNGKF will send four athletes to compete in the Fiji International Karate Championship on 27th – 28th 2013. The athletes are; 1. Nigel Bana (Rock Shotokan Karate Budokai), he’ll compete in kumite 60kg, Open and kata; 2. Quentine Bougen (Buka Shotokan Karate), he’ll compete in kumite -84kg and Open; Bernard Sinai (Mas Oyama…

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Fighter in the Wind

Fighter in the Wind

Fighter in the Wind or Baramui Fighter is a 2004 Korean martial arts film based on the Japanese book Karate Baka Ichidai which is an account of the life and exploits of Kyokushin founder, Masutatsu (Mas) Oyama who was born Choi Yeong-eui. The film focuses on his migration to Japan and how he first came to know about karate. I found some scenes and story line greatly exaggerated, being a Kyokushin student myself. However, if…

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Kyokushin students to raise funds

Kyokushin students to raise funds

Karate students at the Mas Oyama Kyokushin Karate Association (PNGMOKKA) dojo at 6 Mile will be fundraising to assist their members who will compete in the coming 23rd National Karate Championships and the Papua New Guinea (PNG) Grassroots Games. According to senior student and the country’s current female Kyokushin champion, Sempai Freda Kurabi, each student will be given a sponsor-sheet worth K50. They will hold on to the sheet and seek sponsorship from wantoks, relatives,…

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Kyokushin students receive certificates

Kyokushin students receive certificates

Students from the Mas. Oyama Kyokushin Karate Association (MOKKA) who went through the first grading for 2012 on March 10 received their certificates yesterday from their instructor Sempai Samson Benroy. Sempai Benroy, while handing out the certificates, congratulated the students on passing their grading and also warned the students not to allow others to use their certificates. Only six students were present to receive their certificates. Benroy said the certificates were something personal and represented…

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Kyokushin holds first Grading

Kyokushin holds first Grading

The Papua New Guinea Mas Oyama Kyokushin Karate Association (PNG MOKKA) held its first grading for the year on Saturday (10 March) which saw a total of 13 students including 3 kids endure a gruelling 3 hours of testing. The grading which took place at the Kyokushin Dojo at 6 Mile (Magila Street) saw adults Ken Langa, Posou Obed, Daniel Gimana, Adamson Winnis, Daniel Potuku, Arturo Giniaru, Jerry Nawani, Paul Taus and Bernard Sinai tested…

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PNG Kyokushin Defers Grading

PNG Kyokushin Defers Grading

The Papua New Guinea Mas. Oyama Kyokushin Karate Association (PNG MOKKA) has announced that their scheduled first grading for the year will be delayed. The grading was originally scheduled for the March 10 but has now been rescheduled for April. The announcement was made by Instructor, former uchi-deshi and PNG Kyokushin champion Sempai Samson Benroy. According to Sempai Benory, the reschedule was due to Sensei Walter Schnaubelt being unavailable for grading. He said Sensei Walter…

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Big month for Martial Arts in March

Big month for Martial Arts in March

March is set to be a big month for martial arts in the country as a number of events have been scheduled. Firstly, the luncheon of The B-Team film project will be held on the 7th at Gateway followed by the 12th National Kickboxing Championships at the Sir John Guise Stadium in Port Moresby on the 8th and 9th. The event is set to attract martial artists from different disciplines. Then the first grading for…

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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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Kyokushin Karate Grading Set for March

Kyokushin Karate Grading Set for March

The first grading for PNG Mas Oyama Kyokushin Karate Association (MOKKA) in 2012 is set for the 10th of March. In a message to the author, Instructor and Sempai Silas Piskaut (Shodan) confirmed for the second Saturday of March. MOKKA is headed by Kyokushin branch Chief and former World Kyokushin champion Sensei Wally Schnaubelt whose Dojo is located at the new Wally’s Bar and Grill in 6 Mile (opposite IBS, former Magila). Related articles Warrior…

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