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4 Gold, 3 Silver and 2 Bronze at the KDF Champs

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By SC
Published Wednesday, March 27, 2019

On Sunday 17th March, while our quarterly course and kyu grading was happening at the dojo, ten of our elite squad members were representing JKS England at the KDF Spring Open Championships in Barking, Essex. In addition two Walsall squad members also entered the competition.

We built on, and beat last years result with a very strong set of performances in kata and kumite. The final medal tally was a very respectable 4 Gold, 3 Silver and 2 Bronzes.

Here are the full list of medals:

Gold
Sharif Ebrahimi - Senior Male Kata
Amelia Stanley - Senior Female Kata
Ynno Angeles - Cadet Male Kumite (5'0" to 5'6") Black and Brown Belts
Louis Powell - Cadet Male Kata Black and Brown Belts

Silver
Louis Powell - Cadet Male Kumite (Over 5'6") Black and Brown Belts
Emily Harper - Cadet Female Kumite (5'0" to 5'6") Black and Brown Belts
Ean Pabinguit - Cadet Male Kumite (5'0" to 5'6") Black and Brown Belts

Bronze
Luanna Roque Henriques - Cadet Female Kumite (Over 5'6") Black and Brown Belts
Thomas Elmore - Cadet Male Kata Black and Brown Belts