Annual Grading Camp

Two of our club instructors recently attended the annual grading camp where they were attempting ‘Nidan’, 2nd Dan. After a gruelling 3 days of intensive training testing their skills and knowledge, culminating in 20 fights, they were both triumphant and are now proud Nidan’s. Pictured with their instructor, and Dad, Ismail Yildirim, President of IFK … Read more

History of Kyokushin

What is Kyokushinkai? Karate is both an art and philosophy because each person has a different personality, this reflects itself in their interpretation. Therefore, karate masters founded their own schools, teaching their style or ryu. Kyokushinkai is the name given to our style. Meaning of Kyokushinkai KYOKU – means ultimate SHIN – truth or reality … Read more