JKS-members off to Canada

2017-06-29 06:00

NINE local karateka are set to compete at the World Shoto Federation Karate-do Championships in Canada next year.

This follows after Keenan den Hoed, Sensei Pieter Jansen van Vuuren, Kayleigh Botes, Kayla Jansen van Vuuren, Lindie Engelbrecht, Sensei Vanessa Grieve and Sensei Kyle McAdam from JKS Jeffreys Bay and Xandrè Deysel and Nikhil Simon from JKS Humansdorp excelled at the National Championships in Johannesburg earlier this month.

They were joined by fellow team members from Jeffreys Bay, Kareedouw, Joubertina, Humansdorp and Arcadia Karate Dojo.


Jeffreys Bay

  • Sensei Vanessa Grieve (2 gold medals)
  • Megan Kirsten (gold)
  • Sensei Kyle McAdam (gold)
  • Kayla Jansen van Vuuren (bronze)
  • Kayleigh Botes (2 bronze)
  • Keenan den Hoed (bronze)
  • Lindie Engelbrecht (gold, silver, bronze)
  • Chloë Allners (gold)
  • Marizaan Engelbrecht (silver, bronze)
  • Aimee den Hoed (bronze)
  • Marius van der Watt (bronze)
  • Sensei Pieter Jansen van Vuuren (gold, bronze)
  • Christopher Coetzer (gold)
  • Miguel da Silva Rocha (bronze)


  • Jade Maqanda (silver, bronze)
  • Xandrè Deysel (gold, bronze)
  • Nikhil Simon (2 bronze)
  • Caya Human (silver, gold)
  • Brady Lappert (silver, bronze)
  • Keiria Jafta (bronze)
  • Jeroham Eksteen (silver, bronze)

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