Fortknocks Kimura Shukokai Karate club members, Sensei Audun Daniels & Emma Bradley recently travelled with the SKF England National team, to Helsinki, Finland to compete in the KSI European Karate Championships, and came back with 5 Gold medals & 1 silver between them.
Emma Bradley a star in the ascendance of late, who only started training just over 2 years ago, and competing in her very first International tournament, showed that after all the hard work and sacrifices made, added to her National title by scooping 2x Gold medals. She won the Girls 12-13yrs Individual Kumite, beating fellow England squad member in a hard a close contested final, to claim the European Title. She was also part of the winning 12-14yrs Team Kata that struck Gold.
Sensei Audun Daniels had a very impressive tournament claiming 3 Gold & 1 Silver.
He struck Gold in the Male Individual Kumite +80kg event, and Gold in the Mens Kata Individual event. Daniels was also part of the winning Mens Team Kumite event, and the Team Kata that took the silver.
Both are working hard towards the KSI World Championships to be held in South Africa in 2014.
The fortknocks club are actively seeking sponsorship, and anyone wishing to sponsor the club / athletes should get in contact with Sensei Audun Daniels on 07903 954894 or email the club email@example.com