12th Ryukyukan Tournament

The 12th Annual England - Okinawa Open Karate and Kobudo Tornament Hosted by the Ryukyukan Shorin-Ryu Karate Do Matsuri Dojo was held at the Jean Brown Indoor Arena in Essex on Sunday 10 March.

7 London Koryukan junior squad members arrived at the venue just after 9am to register for the event.

4 took part in the kata event, 5 in the points fighting event, and 3 in the knock down fighting event.

7 medals were won in total, 2 in kata (Luisa - 2nd place in the girls novice 10 - 12 yrs event, and Adam - 3rd place in boys novice 10 - 12 yrs event), and 5 in points fighting (Rumi - 2nd place in boys & girls 4’2’’ 9 yrs and under event, Giacomo, 3rd place - in boys & girls 4’2’’ 9 yrs and under event, Zain - 1st place in boys 5’ and above 10 - 12yrs event, Adam - 2nd place in boys 5’ and above 10 - 12yrs event, and Isaac - 3rd (shared) place in boys 5’ and above 10 - 12 yrs event).