Tournoi de Tokyo 2008

International Karate Tournament - Tokyo 2008

Compétition Internationale de Uechi-ryu Karate-do à Hachioji Tokyo

Organized by Mr. Shimoji, on Sunday 10 August 2008.

Dominick Hubacz, French fighter, was second in Kata.
Marc-Antoine Convent, Belgian fighter, finished third.

For Kumite, both fighters came in the semifinals.

Practitioners Uechi-ryu Europe have a very good level in Kata, but must work harder to Kumite.

The next competition will take place on Sunday 23 August 2009 à Hachioji Tokyo.



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