KYU Grade National Championships 2009
A big congratulations to Connor Danylenko, Sophie Bickmore and Molly Fraser! One Silver and Two Bronze
The JKA England Kyu Grade National Championships were held at the Elmbridge Xcel Leisure Complex, Walton On Thames last Sunday. Over 200 competitors from around the country arrived for the Kata and Kumite events.
The tournament started with kata eliminations which led from first round stages to the finals. In the afternoon the kumite events commenced with competitors either competing Kihon Ippon or Sanbon Kumite elimination rounds. Finalists were presented with their medals and certificates from Sensei Chubachi and Sensei Ohta. Sensei Chubachi, is a visiting JKA Honbu instructor.
Connor took Bronze for Kata, Sophie took Bronze for Kumite and Molly took Silver for kumite. A big well done to Sam, Callum, John, Steve, Mary and Cadet Coach, Amy.