Annual Awards 2019


The 2019 Shotokan-ZA Annual Awards, for the 2018 achievements, took place on Saturday, 23 February 2019 at the SZA Honbu Dojo, Kyalami.


2019 SZA Annual Awards for the 2018 Achievements 

Junior Colours 2019
Presented by Sensei Del-Mari van Zyl and Sensei Nico Jacobs

  1. Bronwyn Lewis – SZA National Gold Medallist in Kata and represented SA at the WUKF World Championships in Scotland
  2. Saishka Pandaram – SZA National Gold Medallist in Kata
  3. Caleb Stirling – SZA National Gold medallist in Kata and Basic Kumite
  4. Chloé Claassen – SZA National Gold Medallist in Basic Kumite
  5. Zané Jansen van Vuuren – SZA National Gold Medallist in Kata and  Basic Kumite
  6. Shannon Olivier – SZA Gold Medallist in Kata and Free Style Kumite. Represented SA at the WUKF World Championships in Scotland
  7. James Wolpe – SZA National Gold medallist in Basic Kumite
  8. Demira Naran – UWKSA National Gold Medallist in Kata and Free Style Kumite. WUKF National Gold Medallist in Free Style Kumite. Represented SA at the WUKF World Championships in Scotland
  9. Kiara Naran – SZA National Gold medallist in Kata and Basic Kumite
  10. Kiara Pandaram – SZA National Gold medallist in Kata and Basic Kumite
  11. Walner Strydom – WUKF National Gold Medallist in Kata and Free Style Kumite. SZA National Gold Medallist in Kata. Represented SA at the WUKF World Championships in Scotland and won the silver medal in Kata
  12. Michelle Botes – SZA National Gold medallist in Kata
  13. Danielle Martin – SZA National Gold medallist in Basic Kumite
  14. Stefan Schönborn – UWKSA National Gold Medallist in Kata and Free Style Kumite. WUKF National Gold Medallist in Kata. SZA National Gold medallist in Kata, Basic Kumite and Grand Champion Kata. Represented SA at the WUKF World Championships in Scotland
  15. Shanay Naran – SZA  National Gold Medallist in Kata
  16. Oliver George – SZA National Gold medallist in Free Style Kumite
  17. Simoné Meyer – UWKSA National Gold Medallist in Kata. WUKF National Gold Medallist in Kata. SZA National Gold medallist in Basic Kumite; Free Style Kumite and the Grand Champion in Free Style Kumite. Represented SA at the WUKF World Championships in Scotland.
  18. Sashen Naidoo – SZA National Gold medallist in Basic Kumite
  19. Tristan Gomes – SZA National Gold medallist in Kata, Basic Kumite and Free Style Kumite
  20. Daniké de Beer – SZA National Gold Medallist in Kata and Grand Champion Kata. Represented SA at the WUKF World Championships in Scotland
  21. Divan Kotzé – SZA National Gold medallist in Kata.
  22. Bryce Hornby – UWKSA National Gold Medallist in Rotational Kumite. WUKF National Gold Medallist in Kata. SZA National Gold medallist in Kata and  Grand Champion Free Style Kumite. Represented SA at the WUKF World Championships in Scotland.
  23. Camdon Pillay – SZA National Gold medallist in Kata and Free Style Kumite
  24. Thomas Parry  – Represented SA at the WUKF World Championships in Scotland and won the bronze medal in Free Style Kumite.
  25. Wentzel Norton – UWKSA National Gold Medallist in Rotational Kumite. SZA National Gold Medallist in Free Style Kumite.

Half Colours 2019
Presented by Sensei Debbie du Plessis and Sensei Rahana van Vught

  1. Cindy Jansen van Vuuren – SZA National Gold medallist in Kata
  2. Poppy Seema – SZA National Gold medallist in Free Style Kumite
  3. Martin Meyer – SZA National Gold medallist in Kata
  4. Raj Pandaram –  SZA National Gold medallist in Basic Kumite

Full Colours 2019
Presented by Sensei Werner van Staden and Sensei JJ Maasberg

  1. Mari du Preez – Represented SA at the WUKF World Championships in Scotland as competitor and National Coach
  2. Marjolein Lewis – SZA National Gold Medallist in kata and represented SA at the WUKF World Championships in Scotland.
  3. Del-Mari van Zyl – SZA National Gold Medallist in Free Style Kumite and represented SA at the WUKF World Championships as National Coach
  4. Henk du Preez – Represented SA at the WUKF World Championships as a referee
  5. Lisel Steyn – Represented SA at the WUKF World Championships as a referee
  6. Elmarie van Zyl – Represented SA at the WUKF World Championships as official

Trophies for the Best individuals in the different age categories 2019
Presented by Sensei George Modikwe

  1. Best Female u/13yrs – Shannon Olivier
  2. Best Female u/18 – Simone Meyer
  3. Best Male u/18yrs – Bryce Hornby
  4. Best Female Veterans – Mari du Preez
  5. Best Female Masters – Marjolein Lewis

Floating trophies for the best individuals in the EMERALD LEAGUE 2019
Presented by Sensei Marjolein Lewis

  1. Children Male – Alexander Nunes
  2. Junior Female – Onicke Pieterse

Floating trophies for the best individuals in the RUBY LEAGUE 2019
Presented by Sensei Mari du Preez

  1. Children Female – Dheeya Patel
  2. Children Male – Aiden Fleuriot
  3. Cadet Male – Camdon Pillay
  4. Veteran Female – Poppy Seema

Floating trophies for the best individuals in the SAPPHIRE LEAGUE 2019
Presented by Sensei Lisel Steyn and Sensei Nico Jacobs

  1. Children Female – Demira Naran
  2. Children Male – Tristan Gomes
  3. Cadet Female – Simoné Meyer
  4. Cadet Male – Walner Strydom
  5. Junior Female – Bronwyn Lewis
  6. Junior Male – Bryce Hornby
  7. Veteran Female – Mari du Preez
  8. Veteran Male – Martin Meyer
  9. Masters Female – Marjolein Lewis

Floating trophies for the best individuals in Kata and Kumite in the different age categories 2019
Presented by Sensei Elmarie van Zyl and Sensei Henk du Preez

  1. KATA u/13yrs – Demira Naran
  2. KUMITE u/13yrs – Shannon Olivier
  3. KATA u/18yrs – Walner Strydom
  4. KUMITE u/18yrs – Thomas Parry
  5. KATA Veterans – Mari du Preez
  6. KATA Masters – Marjolein Lewis

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