Regional karate tournament in George
Southern Cape Okinawa Goju Ryu recently hosted its 34th annual regional tournament in George. The event was well attended by clubs in the Eden district as well as a team from Port Elzabeth. The divisions ranged from seven years old up to senior black belt. The black belt Kata division was won by Sam Wiese (George) while Terance Crook (Oudtshoorn) took gold in the Kumite division. Lauren Rothman (George) took gold in both Kata and Kumite in the ladies black belt division. In the junior division, Bosman Joubert and Rhuzaan Pretoruis took gold in Kata and Kumite.
Lauren Rothman (left), from George, scores on Tamlin Prins from Oudtshoorn.
Sarah Ferg (left) from Port Elizabeth on the defence against Tanisha McLellan from George.
Glen Smith (left) from George attacks Viven Muday from Port Elizabeth.
The winners in the boys under 7 years Kata. From left: Josh Smith, Rhuzaan Pretorius, Braden Visser and Dylan Knott.
Tamlin Prins performs Seyunshin Kata in fine style.
Jenelle van Wyk and Tanisha McLellan perform Kata Bunkai.