One of our Prep 5 children recently competed in the UK Karate Federation qualifying championships. Competing in two kata classes, traditional (9-11 year old boys) and creative (9-11 mixed), as well as Kumite (points sparring) and Kubudo (weapons – nun chucks). He has now moved into a higher level of class competing amongst the most experienced competitors.
He achieved two silver medals in his kata classes, for both medals and was the lowest ranked belt in the class and performed his routines twice. In creative kata he even managed to beat two children who are black belts and will be representing Great Britain in the upcoming World Championships in Florida.