Karate club shows well at provincial tryouts

Brentwood-based club competitors walk away with medal haul

Kimura Shukokai Karate had a good showing at the Zone VI of Karate BC tryouts. It was the last tryouts for the upcoming provincial tournament. Kimura Shukokai, represented by four different dojos, had 12 competitors entered. They walked away with 12 gold medals, four silver medals and seven bronze.

In Kata (forms), Maarten Kooijman, Joel Southwood and Becky Naylor took gold, Greg Foster and Karen Naylor won silver, and David Lowe, Mohamed Dehairi, Rob Walker, Marika Tol, Sarah Walker and Taimi Mulder each won bronze in their various categories. Naylor, Walker and Tol won gold in their team kata division.

In kumite (sparring), Jackson Dallas, David Lowe, Kooijman, Foster, Dehairi, Walker and Naylor came away with the gold medal, while Southwood and Mulder won silver in their categories and Tol earned bronze.

Kimura Shukokai Karate has operated in Victoria for more than 10 years and is now spreading out from Brentwood Bay into North Saanich, Juan de Fuca/Westshore, Sooke, and Shirley.

For more information, contact David Bentley at 778-678-5425 or visit www.shukokai-canada.com.

sports@peninsulanewsreview.com

 

 

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