Team KZN going for gold

2016-03-17 06:00
Photo: supplied SKISA KZN caps assemble at final coaching seminar at Northlands Bowling Club with Protea coach Brando Pillay.

Photo: supplied SKISA KZN caps assemble at final coaching seminar at Northlands Bowling Club with Protea coach Brando Pillay.

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SKISA team KZN is “going for gold” at the KSA nationals at the UKZN old mutual sports centre taking place this weekend.

Protea head coach (children/cadet/jnr) Brando Pillay conducted an intense coaching seminar with a full house attendance at Durban North’s Northlands Bowling Club in preparation for the nationals

“Our SKISA KZN caps that consists of 34 KZN champions in the various categories is ‘fighting fit’ and are looking forward with confidence to do battle amongst the best of the best at the weekend’s national tournament,” said the seasoned Protea coach.

KSA tournament director Leo Cuitto expressed his delight at the huge number of tournament fighters that will be in Durban for the premier karate event of the year.

“I am delighted because the 2016 children’s, cadets’ and junior tournament is going to be the largest ever hosted in Durban,” said Leo who also serves as the secretary general of Karate KZN.

President of KSA Hanshi Sonny Pillay assured the karate loving public that they will be in for an exciting event with plenty of excitement and superb fighting techniques expected to be on display by the youth throughout the two-day event.

“Given that karate is expected to make the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, the sport is alive well and kicking moreover I request all parents to get firmly behind their children at the said KSA nationals,” concluded Hanshi Pillay who also serves as the VP of the Commonwealth karate federation.

For all karate enquiries email the KSA HQ or tel 082 557 7784.

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