Tournament

This page will feature clips of tournament footage of Ashihara Karate members & Others

1991 Ashihara Karate Sabaki Challenge tournament
Dillon van Rensburg (Audillon van Rensburg) in one of our early tournaments which were like the wild west – in this fight, we have a beginner Ninja warrior fighting against NIKASA brown belt Dillon van Rensburg (NIKO) who is knocked with a Sankaku geri with the opponent scoring Ippon as Van Rensburg could not continue well after 5 minutes had passed even though the legal time frame is a count to 10. Dillon van Rensburg is currently a branch chiefs of the NIKO (New International Karate Organisation) and is not related in any way to the Ashihara Karate International organisation.

Hoosain Narker fighting in 1994 TKD SA Champs 1
Hoosain Narker, Ashihara Karate Kaicho competing in a 1994 South African championships in sparring, full contact with no low kicks division. This clip was shown on National TV

Hoosain Narker fighting in 1994 TKD SA Champs 2
Hoosain Narker, Ashihara Karate Kaicho competing in a 1994 South African championships in sparring, semi contact continuous division. This clip was shown on National TV

Hoosain Narker fighting in the 99 US Kyokushin Karate Championships
1999 – US Kyokushin Open Championships held in Maine organised by Shihan Martin Petrovich – Hoosain Narker, Kaicho of Ashihara Karate International (AKI) on his way to the finals. This was the only knockout of the event …

Ashihara Karate’s Hoosain Narker tournament fight
1991/2 – A clip of Hoosain Narker, Kaicho of Ashihara Karate International in one of their early Sabaki Challenge tournaments held in Cape Town, South Africa during the nineties.

Ashihara Karate’s Hoosain Narker in tournament fight
A clip of Hoosain Narker, Kaicho of Ashihara Karate International competing in clicker sparring against black belt Andrew Philander at the AKI International Invitational Sabaki karate championships circa 1996 held in Cape Town, South Africa.

Rabia Narker fighting in the 2016 WKO/AKI Mini Karate Championships
2016 – Mini tournament in clicker sparring  held in Strandfontein, Cape. Her opponent is Courtney Conjana, a black belt of the Josui Karate Kai Kan.

Rabia Narker fighting in the 2016 WKO/AKI Mini Karate Championships
2016 – Mini tournament in clicker sparring  held in Strandfontein, Cape

Rabia Narker fighting in the 2015 Ashihara Karate Championships
2015 – Mini tournament in clicker sparring (two fights) held at the Sid G Rule Primary School Hall in Grassy Park, Cape. Her opponent is Courtney Conjana, a black belt of the Josuikaikan karate organisation.

Ashihara Karate’s Gakiem Hayzer tournament fight
1994/95 A clip of Gakiem Hayzer, a senior Black Belt at Ashihara Karate International’s Honbu Dojo in Cape Town competing in an Eastern Cape full contact karate tournament held in Uitenhage, South Africa during the early nineties.

Ashihara Karate’s Gakiem Hayzer in tournament fight
1991/92 –  A clip of Gakiem Hayzer, a senior Black Belt at Ashihara Karate International’s Honbu Dojo in Cape Town competing in the AKI International Invitational karate championships as a green belt.

Hoosain Narker competing in the 1994 Tae Kwon Do World champs 2
Hoosain Narker, Ashihara Karate Kokusai headmaster and black belt in Tae Kwon Do competing in the 1994 Taekwondo International World Championships in Leicester England.

Karate Assoc of South Africa 1st Unity tournament
In 1992, the Karate Association of South Africa – which had just been unified from the previously advantaged karate structure with the non-racial karate structure, held its first Unified Karate Championships in Pretoria which was sponsored by Black Cat Peanut Butter. Find some scenes of full contact fights with Hoosain Narker and Ashihara Karate members and those from the Western Province being featured in officiating and fighting.