The European ICHIBAN Cup
The European ICHIBAN Cup took place in Breda, the tournament was organised by European Organization- Kyokushinkai Tezuka Group with its leader Shihan Alain Breugelmans 7 dan. The representatives of different knockdown karate organizations and countries took part in the competition. Among the participants there were also the representatives of Poland from OYAMA PFK and Tezuka Group. Shihan Mori from Japan was a guest of honour.
Our team with Shihan Alain Breugelmans, photo: Radosław Dyduch
The representative of OYAMA PKF, Sempai Łukasz Łuczyński, Kozienice and Sempai Dawid Kiszycki, Białystok, were defeated during elimination phase after fierce fights. Due to the opinion of Sensei Rafał Majda, the coach of our team, the tournament was at a high level and it was well refereed.
The victorious fight of Anita Bucher, Switzerland, photo: Radosław Dyduch
Especially female fighters (for their fierce fights) and veterans (over 40 years old) with the oldest 52-year-old fighter earn a great appreciation. During the opening ceremony, the host prepared an excellent Japanese-style show.
A lady with a fan, photo: Radosław Dyduch
Radosław Dyduch, OYAMA IFK Director of foreign affairs, was the head of our team, an interpreter and a photograph.