GOJU KAI KUMITE CHAMPIONSHIPS 28TH JUNE 09
On Sunday 28th June Oliver Powell & George Olney represented Meopham Karate Academy at the Goju Kai Kumite Championships.
It was a very disappointing attendance from the Meopham club with only 2 students entering. Never the less Oliver & George still came home with 2 medals each.
George won an amazing 2 GOLDS. The first event was the Slam Man. This is a new event that Mark Adams has introduced into tournaments. Slam Man is a free standing punch bag, with 2 students demonstrating their techniques at the same time for 45 seconds. Referees would then make a decision on the winner.
George had to go through 5 rounds to win GOLD.
George was warmed up and ready for action in his kumite event that followed the Slam Man event. George put in some really good performances on the mat with high scores, 7-1, 8-2. I thought the final would be close with the other student a lot bigger than George. This wasn’t the case and George won easily with good timed punches & mawashi’s to the back.
Well done George. Top of the League table.
A MESSAGE TO ALL MEOPHAM KARATE ACADEMY STUDENTS.
EVERYONE HAS THE ABILITY TO COMPETE AND DO WELL AT THESE COMPETITIONS. THEY ARE DESIGNED FOR ALL ABILITIES FROM BEGINNERS TO ADVANCE.
IM SURE ALL OF YOU WANT THE SUCCESS OF WINNING MEDALS.
IF YOU WANT TO DO A COMPETITION SPEAK TO YOUR PARENTS. TELL THEM YOU WANT TO HAVE A GO.
YOU’VE GOT TO BE IN IT TO WIN IT.