Grading results

July 31, 2016 in Fernando Dojo

At the kyu grading on 28th July 2016 – held at the Kyokushin Karate Fernando Dojo


Grading results

Luke Cameron – 9th Kyu Orange Belt

Matthew Kucera- 9th Kyu Orange Belt

Micahel Kuceru- 8th Kyu Blue Belt

Thomas Mechin- 6th Kyu Yellow Belt

Jonathan Mendoza- Results pending

Summer Camp

July 25, 2016 in Fernando Dojo

Kyokushin Karate Fernando Dojo Annual Summer Camp was held at a Balloch Lake in 23rd Saturday July 2016. Training schedule was very intense and  there were several activities from morning to evening, such as Kihon, Kata Tensho, Naihanchi shodan/Bunkai , Ikken, Makiwara training, Fighting techniques and 10 men kumite.

The event was a great success and wonderful friendly atmosphere motivated everyone the participants of the camp. Osu!

The Team representing Great Britain at the World Tournament 2016

June 27, 2016 in Fernando Dojo

The Team representing Great Britain at the World Tournament 2016 are:

1.Sathmi Fernando- Competitor/ World Youth
2.Thomas Mechin-  Competitor/ Lightweight
3.Craig Maclachlan- Competitor/ Middleweight
4.Darren Chan- Competitor/ Middleweight

Shihan Iain Rodger- Official Coach

Shihan Prasanna Fernando-Official/Branch Chief

Summer Camp 2016

June 26, 2016 in Fernando Dojo

Date: 23rd ,24th July 2016

Summer Camp &  Kyu and Dan gradings. 


Date: 23rd, 24th July 2016

The schedule will focus on every aspect of Kyokushin Karate in the Japanese way as taught by Sosai Masutatsu Oyama: Kihon,Ido- geiko,Renraku,Kata,Kata Bunkai and Kumite. Most important of all is the friendship and respect maintained over the borders of nationalities and organisations.


Check in at 4.00 pm,  Saturday

Training will be from:

5.00pm to 8.00 pm, Saturday

7am to 3.30 Sunday (Outdoor and Indoor)

Kyu and Dan examination will be from

12.30pm to 3.30 pm, Sunday


University of Stirling



The accommodation is at:

University of Stirling



*All participants will receive a Certificate of Participation*

What to bring: Karate Gi (2 if possible) Training equipment (shin pads, gloves, groin protector etc.)

Seminar fee: £60.00 (Payments: Bank deposit)

 Please contact Shihan Prasanna Fernando or Dojo secretary Jonathan Mendoza by email at:   or         Phone: +07443039485

  We welcome all Kyokushin groups and styles of full contact Karate to attend our camp. Osu!


June 19, 2016 in Fernando Dojo

We are looking to cover their return air tickets from Glasgow to Narita airports and 6 days Hotel accommodation expenses in Shizuoka city.

With your SPONSORSHIP, we are happy to create opportunities to place your company logo on our participants Karate uniforms, T-shirts, Sport suits, Banners, Social media and advertising on our website. If you would like to become a supporter please submit a sponsorship or donation.

Please contact our Dojo Secretary Jonathan Mendoza on 0772441356 or Email:  or Shihan Prasanna Fernando  to discuss these sponsorship opportunities further.

After making your donation please email . Please include your , Email and the amount of your donation so that we may send you a receipt.


Kyokushin Karate International Gasshuku 2016 has been CANCELLED

June 9, 2016 in Fernando Dojo

Kyokushin Karate International Seminar 10th – 12th June 2016 has been cancelled.
We apologize for any inconvenience. Osu!


May 22, 2016 in Fernando Dojo

Tournament results of the Masutatsu Oyama 5th Memorial Tournament, Edinburgh, UK
Thomas Mechin 1st Place Novice Open weight
Sathmi Fernando 2nd Place – Kumite Junior Age16-17
Sathmi Fernando 3rd Place – Kata age 16-17
Great job Thomas and Sathmi! We would like to wish these athletes the best of luck as the 2016 So-Kyokushin World Tournament 2016 in Japan. Osu!

Official poster for the World Tournament 2016,Japan

May 17, 2016 in Fernando Dojo

Kyokushinkaikan So-Kyokushin World Tournament 2016,Japan


May 17, 2016 in Fernando Dojo

”KYOKUSHIN TAMASHI 魂” New DVDs coming soon in June 2016

Traditional Kyokushin Karate performance including Kihon,Ido,Renraku ,Kata and Bunkai
By Shihan Prasanna Fernando(5th Dan)

The Kyokushin Cup 2016 was a great success!

April 14, 2016 in Fernando Dojo

The Kyokushin Cup 2016 the All UK Open Karate Tournament was a great success, in total 46 competitors (children and adults) participated. We had participants from a number of different Karate organisations: Daido-juku,Ashhara Karate,Seishin-Do Karate and Kyokushin Karate.  For the first time we held a Kata tournament as well as a junior kumite championship. We were happy to see strong Budo spirit and good sportsmanship from participants. I’d like to thank everyone who joined us and put their trust in us.

Special thanks to all the instructors who brought competitors, referred and acted as corner judges for the Tournament:Shihan Ian Rodger,Sempai Suraj Bandara,Shihan Metin Tuncay,Sensei Mirek Pawlicki,Sensei Werner Van and Sensei Hardeep. I’d also like to thank all the competitors who did their best on the day.

The Tournament was organised by Kyokushinkaikan SoKyokushin United Kingdom.


Reported by Jonathan Mendoza

Secretary Sokyokushin United Kingdom