On Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th July 2019, nine Walsall Karate Dojo students headed off to Ponds Forge International Sports Centre in Sheffield to compete for JKS England at the English Karate Federation National Championships. The Walsall contingent of the JKS England team consisted of Ynno Angeles, Karanjeet Basran, Sharif Ebrahami, Thomas Elmore, Joshua Meade, Louis Powell, Luanna Roque Henriques, Amelia Stanley and Isabella Wilkes.
The JKS Team got their best results so far at the champioships which is the highest level competition in English Karate and we were proud to contribute and be a part of the success. The Walsall guys came away with 3 Gold, 1 Silver medal and 3 Bronze medals.
Here are the full list of medals:
Cadet and Junior Male Team Kata - Louis Powell (Together with Sam Jackson and Louis Johnson)
12-13 Female Team Kumite - Luanna Roqie Henriques and Isabella Wilkes (Together with Lola Fellone)
12-13 Male Team Kata - Thomas Elmore and Joshua Meade (Together with Cameron Pandy)
Cadet Male Team Kumite - Ynno Angeles and Louis Powell (Together with Henry Pegge)
Cadet Male Kumite -63KG - Ynno Angeles
Cadet Male Kumite -63KG - Louis Powell
12-13 Female Kata - Isabella Wilkes