June 22, 2024

Letterkenny Shotokan Karate Membership had a really profitable weekend on the inaugural WUKF Irish Open Karate Championship in Waterford.

The occasion came about on the SETU Area, the place Teresa Gallagher, Mark Voronovskiiy and Gerard Foley competed throughout the whole vary of competitors. First up on the mats was Mark who carried out the Kata “Jion”, which roughly interprets in Japanese as “mercy of the temple”. It was a really excessive commonplace of competitors he confronted however in the long run it was an in depth name earlier than he took a properly deserved Silver medal.

Gerard was subsequent the place a tie occurred for first place, with a run off spherical finally resulting in Gold for him. He additionally competed within the Kobudo, or weapons, classes, the place a final second mistake introduced him a bronze medal.

It was Teresa’s first main competitors and she or he put her greatest foot ahead, competing in kata and kumite occasions in opposition to world champions. It was no imply feat to leap in at such a deep finish, but it surely all labored out as she walked away with a number of medals.

The group took half in each occasion attainable, and with each good luck and dangerous, managed to remove seven medals in complete. The usual was very excessive with golf equipment participating from throughout the entire nation and internationally too, so it was an awesome achievement for LSKC.

Many thanks go to the sensei at LSKC, and an enormous congratulations to the many individuals concerned in organising such an expert championship on the WUKF.

For anybody searching for a late New Years decision, LSKC is open to everybody of all ages and has courses almost day-after-day of the week down on the Group Centre.

“Health, self-defence, competitors, confidence-building and a little bit of craic; karate has all of it, so come on down.”


Irish Open medal haul for Letterkenny Shotokan Karate Membership was final modified: February sixth, 2024 by Employees Author