Kenji Midori

Shihan Kenji Midori

WKO President and Chairman of WKO Grading Committee

  • 1962 (April) Born on 18 April in AmamiOshima, Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan
  • 1978 Started Kyokushin Karate
  • 1980 (April) 4th Place at 1st Chiba Prefectural Tournament
  • 1983 (August) 3rd Place at 1st NishiNihon (Western Japan) Tournament
  • 1984 (April) Best 8 at 1st All Japan Weight Division Tournament – Men Lightweight
  • 1985 (November) 5th Place and Best Fighting Sprit Award at 17th All Japan Tournament
  • 1987 (June) 1st Place at 4th All Japan Weight Division Tournament – Men Lightweight
  • 1987 (November) Best 16 and Best Technique Award at 4th World Tournament
  • 1988 (September) 2nd Place at International Tournament in Switzerland (December) Married on 4 December
  • 1990 (June) 1st Place at 7th All Japan Weight Division Tournament – Men Lightweight
  • 1990 (December) 2nd Place at 22nd All Japan Tournament
  • 1991 (November) 1st Place at 5th World Tournament
  • 2000 (March) Became President of NPO Kyokushin Kaikan
  • 2001 (March) Became President of NPO International Karate Organization
  • 2002 (November) Promoted to 6th Dan on 26 November
  • 2003 (October) IKO changed WKO (World Karate Organization)
  • 2010 (June) Promoted to 7th Dan on WKO Grading Committee