On Sunday 16 October, students from your school successfully competed in the Brisbane Schools Karate Tournament. This was a major karate competition with entries from 163 school age karate students who competed in Kumite and kata events. State, national, Oceania and world accredited karate referees officiated. Competing students from your school and their results are listed below: Chelsea Walatara 2nd – Female kata 13-14 yrs Non-Black Belt 2nd – Female kumite 13-14 yrs Non-Black Belt Karate training, and tournament preparation in particular, requires a high level of determination, dedication and enthusiasm which deserves recognition. Congratulations to Chelsea.  Kumite, a Japanese word, meaning freestyle sparring or fighting.  Kata, a Japanese word, are detailed choreographed patterns of movements practised either solo or in pairs. Students are assessed on technique, form, speed, strength, balance and rhythm.
Brisbane Schools Karate Tournament
Oct 21, 2016 | Student Stars