Karate students impress at novice tournament

Students from the Kyokushin-kan karate dojos in Woodlands and Portland performed well at a recent tournament hosted by Shihan Hennie Bosman, stuntman and chairman of Kyokushin Africa, at Welgemoed Primary in Bellville.

More than 100 competitors took part in the tournament, featuring a novice section for all white and purple belt karateka and a championship division for green, brown and black belt students.

Pictured are karate students at Woodlands and Portland community centres, who finished in first, second and third in their respective age and weight categories in a recent tournament in Bellville. From left are, Shihan Gavin Smith, Qian Phillips (second), Chadley Jones (second), Lia Hackley (first), Declyn Davids (third) Amelia Cornelius (first), Rashiedah Beyers (second) and Ashraf Luddy (first). Call 064 101 3585 for more information about the dojo.