Shotokan tournament held in Waiuku

Ethan Empsell and Flynn Ridley

Ethan Empsell and Flynn Ridley

Last Wednesday evening, Counties Shotokan held a successful interclub mini tournament at Waiuku Primary School. The tournament was based on Kata with participants aged five through to 70 from Waiuku, Pukekohe, Drury and the Maraetai dojos.
The mini tournament held twice a year showcases Kata, a form of self defence in a sequential type pattern.
A larger national based tournament is held bi-annually at the Pukekohe Indian Hall and comprises of different forms and incorporates Kumite.
For more information on Counties Shotokan, contact Sensei Ray on 021 115 9380 or email: senseiray@xtra.co.nz.
Alternatively visit their website at : www. countiesshotokan.co.nz
Back Row left to right, Amber Castle-Evans, Kate Tipping, Ella Conroy,Ray Irving (Sensei), Shay Moloney. Front Row left to right, Melanie Bullock,Josephine Coleman.

Back Row left to right, Amber Castle-Evans, Kate Tipping, Ella Conroy,Ray Irving (Sensei), Shay Moloney. Front Row left to right, Melanie Bullock,Josephine Coleman.

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