WMAC LATEST NEWS
World Martial Arts Championships
Updates and changes
We've got some changes to announce. Firstly, a couple of date changes: the Newcastle tournament will now be on the 14th of June, and Queensland Round 2 will now be on the 24th of May.
USMAC - coming this year!
USMAC is on the way this year. We welcome all the US athletes who will be joining the WMAC family. This will give all WMAC athletes another opportunity to compete interenationally, to the biggest arena in the world. Keep an eye on the USMAC page for information about events and venues.
NZMAC Forms available
Entry forms for the NZMAC events in Auckland are now available. Make sure you enter and compete to represent NZ at international events.
Entry forms now available for Australia
All the entry forms for the AMAC events are now available on the Australia 2015 Events page, as well as the All Australia Championships/Sydney Junior Games sanctioned event. Keep an eye out here for the other entry forms.
All Australia Championships 2015
The 20th All Australia Karate Championships are coming! This is one of the premiere non-AMAC events of the year. This is open to all styles of Martial Arts, in their appropriate divisions, and will take place at the same place as last year - King George V Recreation Centre in the Rocks.
This tournament will also qualify you to join the AMAC Australian Squad for the JMAC Tournament in Tokyo to held later in the year.
This event is preceded by a number of seminars and training sessions by Kancho Yoshiji Soeno, the founder of Shidokan Karate, and one of the early pioneers and championship of Kyokushin Karate, and was know as "The Tiger of Kyokushin"
During the week prior to the tournament Kancho Soeno will also be giving classes and seminars for those who are interested.
New Sponsor - Lighthouse Island Foto
We have a new sponsor. You might have seen Brandon Potts roaming around the tournaments for the last few years with his camera and video dolly. He is the official photographer for AMAC, and has taken many awesome photos of our stars in action. Go to his website and see if you can find yourself there. He also does lots of other photography, and would be happy to quote you for any photography job you might want him to do.
Congratulations to officials on their promotions
We would like to congratulate all those officials who have been working and training hard at tournaments, both before and during, some of them for several years and who for their efforts got promoted at the recent Australian Titles. Click the READ MORE button for a legible version of the list.