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African Games 2024 - day 1

Foto: WKF   The first day of the Karate competition at the African Games in Accra, Ghana, showcased a captivating display of skill and determination among athletes from across the continent. Egypt emerged as a dominant force, securing multiple gold medals, while other nations also put up commendable performances. In t…

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Rafael Aghayev - biography

Foto: rafaelaghayev.com   Rafael  Aghayev (Azerbaijani: Rafael A─čayev) was born on March 4, 1985, in Sumqayit, Azerbaijan SSR. He is a prominent Azerbaijani karateka with an impressive list of achievements. At the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan, he clinched the silver medal in the men's kumite 75 kg division…

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African Games 2024

Foto: WKF   The African Games in Accra, Ghana, serve as a pivotal platform for Karate enthusiasts across the continent, attracting the best talents from various nations. With over 5000 athletes participating in 23 disciplines, the event holds significant importance, especially as it marks Karate's ninth appearance…

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Top 10 most popular martial arts in the world (Combat Sports)

Karate: Karate is a Japanese martial art that focuses on strikes with hands and feet, as well as blocking techniques. It originated in Okinawa and later became popular worldwide. Karate promotes physical fitness, self-control, and discipline. Taekwondo: Taekwondo is a Korean martial art known for its fast kicks and …

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KARATE 1-YOUTH LEAGUE FUJAIRAH 2024 - DAY 1

Foto: WKF In a spectacular display of talent, the opening day of the 2024 Karate 1 Youth League in Fujairah witnessed an exceptional triumph for Egyptian athletes, who secured an impressive six gold medals. The 2024 Karate 1-Youth League in Fujairah marks the beginning of the season for Karate’s series of internationa…

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Grace Lau - biography

Grace Lau Mo-sheung (born 19 October 1991) is a karate athlete from Hong Kong. She made history by winning the bronze medal in the women’s kata event at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan, becoming the first athlete from Hong Kong to achieve an Olympic medal in karate. Lau has an impressive record, having won …

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Karate 1 Series A Larnaca - Day 1

The opening day of the 2024 Karate 1 Series A in Larnaca, Cyprus, showcased intense competition as athletes battled through the elimination rounds in the first categories. Representatives from Japan demonstrated strength as they reached six final spots today. In the Female Kata category, Sakura Alforte of the Philip…

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Karate 1 Series A Larnaca 2024

The city of Larnaca, located in Cyprus, is set to host the second Karate 1-Series A event of the season from February 16 to 18, 2024. Following the tournament in Athens, Greece, the series of international events moves to Larnaca, where an eagerly anticipated tournament will take place at the Kition Athletic Centre. S…

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European Karate Championship Cadet, Junior & U21 Tbilisi 2024 - DAY 2

FOTO: WKF The excitement soared on the second day of the EKF Cadet, Junior & U21 Championships in Tbilisi, particularly during the morning session highlighting junior athletes. In the Junior Kumite Female -48 kg category, Agnes Nyman of Sweden advanced to the final after defeating Sasha Vielle of France with a con…

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Karate 1 Paris - Day 2

Day 2 Unveils Thrilling Showdowns at 2024 Karate 1-Premier League Paris The second day of the 2024 Karate 1-Premier League Paris lived up to its reputation, delivering awe-inspiring clashes, unexpected upsets, and demonstrations of Karate prowess that left spectators on the edge of their seats. Female Kumite -68kg: Cl…

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Karate 1 Paris - Day 1

Karate 1-Premier League Paris kicked off with a spectacular display of skill and determination, attracting competitors from around the world. Grand Winner Yorgelis Salazar, Japanese Kata representatives, and Olympians Abdalla Abdelaziz and Anita Serogina shone on the opening day. Female kata: Japanese triumph Saeko …

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Yorgelis Salazar - biography

Yorgelis Salazar, born on November 10, 1997, is a Venezuelan karateka. She achieved notable success in international competitions. In the 2022 World Games held in Birmingham, United States, Salazar secured the silver medal in the women's 50 kg event. Furthermore, at the 2023 World Karate Championships in Budapest,…

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Parents as support in karate

The role of parents in the development of karate can be measured in the percentage of complete non-involvement, moderate involvement to excessive involvement of parents in sports activities.  Insufficiently involved parents are completely absent from the sports life of their child, another feature of an insufficient…

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