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.
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. See
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.