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Sabaki Challenge


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& International Karate/Kung Fu/ Taekwondo Championships

May 2017, Cape Town, South Africa

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The 21st International Championships & WORLD Sabaki Challenge 2010 was be held in October 2010 in Cape Town, South Africa under the auspices of the ShinBudoKai/World Sabaki Federation (WSF).

This tournament coincide with the 30th Anniversary of Ashihara Karate and included training seminars, Dan promotion, etc.

The next Ashihara Karate World Cup is tentatively planned for India in December 2017,
Future events will serve as a selection for inclusion into the World Kumite Championships held annually in Thailand.

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First held in 1987 in Cape Town, the Sabaki Challenge Karate Championships merged in 1996 with the annual Invitational Championships.
Since then, it has grown into an International Tournament with hundreds of competitors from all over.

2010 World Cup
South Africa has just finished hosting the 2010 Soccer World Cup. What a spectacular event it was. We then hosted the World Cup for Ashihara Karate in October of the same year.

The 2nd Sabaki Challenge World Cup will be held in 2017 - see the first one at the bottom of this page.

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The 2016 World Kumite Championships was held in Pattaya, Thailand was an event that showcased the true spirit of the Martial Arts and had top fighters from all over the World.  Ashihara Karate attended once again and will use the Sabaki Challenge to select fighters for future WKO events.