Dear Sensei and Karate Athletes,

It is with great pleasure and enthusiasm that I would like to extend an invitation to the upcoming HAYASHI SHITO-RYU OPEN INTERNATIONAL KARATE CHAMPIONSHIPS. This International Championship will take place in Budapest, Hungary, December 7-9, 2018. The scope and level of the competitors promises to make this one of the most dynamic, exciting competitions in recent memory. Without a doubt, your presence will add dimension and quality to a forum of elite athletes testing and honing their skills. All levels and ages will have commensurate categories that promises a memory of a lifetime.

The competition will feature Kata and Kumite seminars held by well-known Senseis. Kata seminar will be taught by leading Sensei, Hanshi Julius Thiry, instructor of many international and World Karate Federation Kata medalists and former World Karate Federation Referee Committee Member.

A Kumite seminar will be instructed by Sensei Seiji Nishimura, two-time World Champion, and former Coach of the Japan National Karate Team.

The Referee commission will be Sensei Chuck Sweigart World Karate Federation Referee who will be assisted by other well-known World Karate Federation Referees.

I hav attached information for your review and submission. If you are in need of assistance or facilitation, do not hesitate to use the contact email/information listed.

I look forward to meeting you personally in Budapest, Hungary as you take part in this premier event.

All the Best,

Dr. Janos Meszaros President Hungarian Karate Federation