On October 20th 2013 the Kyushu town of Takanabe in Miyazaki prefecture hosted the 15th USKU International Karate tournament.
A total of 290 competitors participated in the Kata and Kumite over the full day of competition. 8 International Countries were represented on the day: Japan, Austalia, South Africa, India, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Singapore and New Zealand. The New Zealand Team consistented of 6 competitors from USKU NZ’s Palmerston North dojo.
Overall the event was a great experience to complete at the international level and to strengthen ties with Karateka from other countries.