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Dixieland Nationals Experience

By |2017-11-24T21:08:23-06:00August 10th, 2016|NASKA Event, NASKA World Event, Tournament, Tournament Review|

There is something comforting about Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Yes, it is hot but the ocean calls you to swim, sunbathe and relax on the sandy beaches. And this was the setting for the 2016 Dixieland Nationals, held the weekend of August 5-6, 2016. The event was held in the Myrtle Beach Convention Center, just [...]

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Sport Karate Well Received on ESPN

By |2017-11-24T21:08:25-06:00July 22nd, 2016|ISKA, NASKA Event, NASKA World Event, Open World Tour, Tournament, Tournament Review|

Television broadcast exposure for sport karate like ESPN is essential to the growth of the sport. The US Open ISKA World Martial Arts Championships is held annually at Disney World in Orlando, Florida. The US Open offers a chance for top sport karate competitors to be seen internationally on ESPN2 and ESPN3 both live and with [...]

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Amazing Martial Arts at 2016 US Open

By |2017-11-24T21:08:26-06:00July 10th, 2016|ISKA, NASKA Event, NASKA World Event, Open World Tour, Tournament, Tournament Review|

It’s considered the biggest martial arts event for open sport karate competition in the world and the 2016 US Open lived up to the hype. Thousands of competitors and spectators converged on Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort in Orlando, Florida the weekend of July 8-9, 2016 for the US Open ISKA World Martial Arts Championships. For 2016, [...]

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Think Fighting – 2016 Battle of Atlanta

By |2017-11-24T21:08:26-06:00June 20th, 2016|NASKA Event, NASKA World Event, Open World Tour, Tournament, Tournament Review|

Fighting, fighting and more fighting – combat was on the mind for the 2016 Battle of Atlanta. The event, held June 17-18, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia, delivered. Top teams were on hand to compete for the team sparring challenge and both the adult and youth sparring divisions were filled with amazing match-ups, victories and defeats. [...]

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New England Open: Sport Karate In The East

By |2017-11-24T21:08:26-06:00June 5th, 2016|NASKA Event, NASKA World Event, Tournament, Tournament Review|

Great competition and a well-run tournament made the New England Open a successful event. The New England Open is known for innovative divisions and a well-run event. In 2016 it lived up to the reputation. The tournament was held June 3-4, 2016 in Manchester, New Hampshire this year. Daytime eliminations and grand championships on Saturday [...]

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Mexican Open 2016 Cancelled

By |2017-11-24T21:08:26-06:00May 31st, 2016|Tournament, Tournament Review|

2016 Mexican Open cancelled due to violence in Acapulco, Mexico Amidst repeated reports of drug related killings in the city of Acapulco, Mexico, promoter Luis Jimenez cancelled the Mexican Open event that was scheduled for September 2-3, 2016 in Acapulco. In April, 2016, the United States State Department banned all travel for employees to the [...]

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All Stars Win the First Pro Kumite 10K

By |2017-11-24T21:08:27-06:00May 29th, 2016|Tournament, Tournament Review|

History made with the first Pro Kumite 10K as Team All Stars wins The 2016 Kumite Classics, held May 27-28, 2016 in Pittsburgh, PA,  made huge changes in 2016. It became an independent event and offered the largest prize money purse for team sparring in recent history - a whopping $10,000! This kind of cash [...]

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Quebec Open 2016 Features Top Competition

By |2017-11-24T21:08:28-06:00May 1st, 2016|NASKA World Event, NMAC, Open World Tour, Tournament, Tournament Review, WKC|

The 2016 Quebec Open Is Canada's Premier Open Martial Arts Event Quebec City, Canada (SMA) – It is the second year after the Quebec Open changed hands from the iconic Clermont Poulin to the trio of David Bossinotte, Claire Cocozza and Samuel Gagnon. In 2016, the event grew in size and produced what can only [...]

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Gator Nationals Promoter Cancels 2016 Event

By |2017-11-24T21:08:28-06:00May 1st, 2016|NASKA World Event, Tournament, Tournament Review|

Promoter offers apology and announces cancelation of the 2016 Gator Nationals. Tampa, FL (SMA) - Competitors preparing for the 2016 Gator Nationals were shocked to receive an email on Saturday announcing the event cancelation. The email of April 30, 2016 read as follows: “Subject – Cancellation of the 2016 Gator Nationals It is with great regret [...]

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Grand Slam Open Nationals 2016 Success

By |2017-11-24T21:08:28-06:00April 17th, 2016|Tournament, Tournament Review|

The Grand Slam Open Nationals offered amazing performances and family-friendly atmosphere The Grand Slam Nationals prides itself on a true family affair for karate. This tournament had grown from a regional event, to a national stop on the NBL tour that the Doss family can take immense pride in. Held near historic Richmond, Virginia the [...]

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