Nikki Wulfe and Anna Hernández at Revista Katana
November 28, 2021
Nikki, IFMMA South Africa, gave an interview for the Spanish magazine Revista Katana - a magazine, with the longest tradition in the Martial Arts of Mexico and Latin America.
Anna, IFMAA Mexico, served as the English<->Spanish translator.
The video can be accessed at the following link.
World Changmookwan Championship
November 7, 2021
Kristina Carla , IFMAA Philippines, took part in the World Changmookwan Championship 2021. She has been supported by her coach Melvin Arboleda and US coach Raj Salamat.
She won the silver medal for her outstanding performance in the taekwondo discipline Poomsae.
IFMAA Germany Wins World Championship
August 30, 2021
Since the current worldwide political regulations make entry and exit difficult into countries, the World All Kyokushin Karate Union organized a digital world championship.
The participants submitted Kata videos, which the International Referee Committee Team rated under the direction of Hanshi Hussein Suleiman, President of the organization and Grand-Master in Kyokushin Karate.
Ahu Lyla Yildiz, IFMAA Germany, won the gold medal in the category “Women Advanced” and is world champion in Kata. Also Worood Kefah Saleh, IFMAA Iraq, participated in this tournament and got 5th placement.
The results are online on the official website of the World All Kyokushin Karate Union.
Worood Kefah Saleh, IFMAA Iraq
July 14, 2021
Worood Kefah Saleh is practicing one of the strongest karate styles in the world - Kyokushin karate. She is an active performer of this martial art and is continuously participating in tournaments and championships worldwide.
Natalia Tserkovnaya, IFMAA Russia
July 11, 2021
Natalia Tserkovnaya from Russia has a master-rank in aikido. This martial art requires a lot of diligence and especially patience, because apart from the difficult techniques, the time intervals between exams are longer than in martial arts such as karate or taekwondo.
Basma Ali, IFMAA Egypt
July 10, 2021
Basma Ali from Egypt has a master-rank in aikido. This martial art requires a lot of diligence and especially patience, because apart from the difficult techniques, the time intervals between exams are longer than in martial arts such as karate or taekwondo.
Anna Hernández, IFMAA Mexico
July 9, 2021
Anna Hernández from Mexico is well known for her self-defence and weapon skills. She is specialized in teaching girls and women to defend themselves, but she is also an active supporter of women's rights and is fighting against oppression of women.
Nikki Wulfe, IFMAA South Africa
July 8, 2021
Nikki Wulfe is following the martial arts path since the early 1970s. She trained with Buddhist Monks and is also experienced in using traditional weapons like sword, spear and bow, but she is also familiar with modern weapons like firearms and knives.
Besides she worked as a bodyguard for popular people and club owners and also served in the military.
Her special field is the training of Shinobi horses.
Nikki owns and operates a professional stable yard and has several students training regularly.
Kristina Carla, IFMAA Philippines
July 5, 2021
Kristina Carla is the youngest country representative.
Because of her special skills and talents, her fighting techniques are already very advanced in the Korean martial art taekwondo.
Lisa Neirinck, IFMAA Belgium
July 4, 2021
Lisa Neirinck is learning an indish martial art named Kalaripayattu. She is also participating in full contact tournaments in other martial arts like Kyokushin karate. Kalaripayattu is a martial art designed for the ancient battlefield, with weapons and combative techniques that are unique to India.
Kata World Tournament
June 1, 2021
The International Karate Organization
Tezuka Group, Japan, hosted an internet kata tournament in the 2nd quarter of the year 2021.
Ahu Lyla Yildiz, IFMAA Germany, got 7th placement in the open category for men and women. The results are online on the official website of the TEZUKA GROUP.
Foundation Of The Academy
February 12, 2021
The academy was founded on February 12, 2021 by Ahu Lyla Yildiz, Sabrina Eckebrecht-Groß and five other members.
Furthermore, there are members and representatives around the world who teach their learned fighting styles in their own schools.
The overall aim is to popularize martial arts amongst girls and women all over the world by conducting training seminars, self-defense camps, tournaments and other martial arts events at international level.
The academy is officially registered as a non-profit association and is based in Germany.