The first July sunrise of 2019 brought a lot of emotions to the participants in the XIII International KWU Summer Camp in Kamchia, Bulgaria. More than 1600 karatekas from 28 countries got up early to greet the July Morning together with a huge training session.
The record-breaking number of fighters forced the coordinators of the camp to divide the karatekas into a larger number of groups than usual, as they were selected by a way of age and qualification.
The main focus of this year’s camp is the new regulations and the new league of the Kyokushin World Union – KWU International Professional League. The campers were amazed by the fact that the kickboxing legend Peter Aerts was there to guide and conduct some of the training sessions. He even held the first of many special Kyokushin full contact training.
Those unique practices will be held twice a day during the whole Summer Camp.
A special Judging Seminar was also held on the first day of the camp. The event was lead by Shihan Ramil Gabbasov – a member of the KWU Board of Directors and Chairman of the Russian Union of Martial Arts (RUMA).
The camp will end on July 7 and for the first time ever the event will host KWU Juniors World cup and “Senshi Cup”.