This Week in Sport Karate – August 23-29, 2021

It was a busy week of competition and action in the world of sport karate. Check out everything that happened this week and stay up to date. Do you know of another source of sport karate information that should be included in our weekly summary? Contact us at with the link. Articles [...]

WKC USA National Martial Arts Tournament: 2021 Highlights and Recaps

"The WKC is not just a league, it is a movement," stated Team USA Director and coach Richard Plowden as he opened day two of the WKC USA Nationals event. And with competitor-friendly rules, a structure that is affordable for most and strong leadership, Mr. Plowden's statement rings true. The structure of this international league is to bring countries together [...]

This Week in Sport Karate Competition – August 14-22, 2021

Sport karate is hot right now with former competitors as movie characters and doing stunts! Some fun podcasts happened this week and debuted a new video series highlighting competitor stories. Check it all out for the week of August 14-22, 2021 in This Week in Sport Karate. Do you know of another source of sport karate information that should [...]

This Week in Sport Karate Competition – August 6-13, 2021

What happened in the world of sport karate this week? A whole bunch of stuff from Olympic dreams coming true to Last Airbender news. Check out what happened on the various channels. Do you know of another source of sport karate information that should be included in our weekly summary? Contact us at with the link.   Articles [...]

Battle of Atlanta: A Comeback for the Record Books

“It’s been a year.” That was the phrase that was heard over and over at this year’s Battle of Atlanta. Among the first of the big NASKA events to start rolling forward, post-covid. The Battle of Atlanta was a big jump for a lot of people to get back into the ring, as well as the in-person competition atmosphere. With [...]

NASKA Cancels 2020 Season Early Due to Covid-19

From NASKA President Larry Carnahan: To All NASKA Members, Officials, Competitors, Fans and Volunteers: It is with great regret that I am announcing that due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, the 2020 NASKA Season is ending effective immediately.  There will be no in-person NASKA sanctioned events approved or held for the remainder of 2020.  This difficult decision was made after extensive [...]

Compete Internationals: Showmanship and Competition in the Sun

Compete Internationals held in Ontario, California is one of the feel-good events of the season. Everyone has great things to say, and the sheer number of divisions and events offered is truly staggering. That, coupled with a huge focus on underbelt competition gives it an extra helping of the family-friendly feelings. Hosted by Mohamed Jahanvash and his entire family, Compete [...]

A New Chapter to Competition: The AKA Warrior Cup

The 2020 AKA Warrior Cup has made a habit out of redefining itself and pushing towards bigger and better things with every iteration and this year was no exception. With a new location in the Sheraton Grand in downtown Chicago, a new layout necessitated by the change, and some major tweaks to the schedule, there were plenty of challenges for [...]

Diamond Nationals: Change Up and Growth

Diamonds Nationals this year was a little something different. Kicking off on November 4th in the heart of downtown Minneapolis, the new location provided both competitors and families with a slew of options not available in previous years, but also with additional challenges. The change in date also caused some minor conflictions with many. This year’s Diamond Nationals was running [...]

U.S. Capitol Classics/China Open: Grace in the Storm

The 2019 US Capitol Classics/China Open was a statement in elegance. Located at National Harbor Maryland in the beautiful Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, there was a sense of grandeur and luxury that isn’t matched anywhere else. Despite the beautiful and wonderful accommodations. The US Capitol Classics/China Open had one major issue. Internet. Friday eliminations went off without a [...]

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