MKA OTW Online World Championships, 5-6 Sep 2020

We are extatic by the performance of our Shotokan-ZA Team in our 1st online kata competition, the OTW Online World Championships for 5-6 Sep 2020! This event was hosted by Mr  Chirs Galea, from the Mediterranean Karate Alliance (MKA) in Malta. 

“Off our 38 competitors who competed, 9 were medalists and 18 placed in the top 10 of their divisions in this International All Styles Championship! An amazing achievement seeing, that all training was done at home via ZOOM! As an instructor and coach this makes me very proud of the students’ commitment and perseverance they have shown!”, said Sensei Mari du Preez, National Coach.

Congratulations again to our competitors who medaled in their divisions:
– 🥇Jaun Pieterse (Samurai Dojo, Krugersdorp)
– 🥇Hendrik Jr Verwoerd (Luiperds Karate Club, Rayton)
– 🥇Petra Smit (Roodekrans Karate, Roodepoort)
– 🥈Kritvi Mistri (Kyalami Shotokan Karate Dojo, Kyalami)
– 🥉Marjolein Lewis (Kyalami Shotokan Karate Dojo, Kyalami)
– 🥉Siyabonga Mabelane (Germiston Karate Centre, Germiston)
– 🥉Baraka Zando (Luiperds Karate Club, Silverton)
– 🥉Maree Duvenage (Luiperds Karate Club, Rayton)
– 🥉Raj Pandaram (Kyalami Shotokan Karate Dojo, Kyalami)