Kenseikan Tournament Results

April New Zealand Open

The New Zealand Open held in Christchurch in April bought together the Oceania countries for a high level and hard fought tournament. The Kata was explosive and the timing and power was a highlight. The Kumite showed great spirit and well controlled combat skills. The team bouts were very exciting and passionate.

Lily gained a Bronze medal in Kata and in individual Kumite, and a Gold medal in the team event. Ryley earned a Bronze medal in individual Kumite and Bronze in the team event. Congratulations to both.

April  Kansai Shito Ryu Open

9 students – Ava, Blake, Rex, Marie,  Ivy, Ned, Kyle, Alannah, Daniel, Gold, Silver and Bronze medals to all Kenseikan students, in Team Kata, Kata and Kumite. A good tournament for gaining experience in Sports Karate for our younger members.

 April Australian Open Melbourne

4 students – Lily, Ryley, Alannah, Kyle – Bronze for LIly and Ryley in Kumite. A special mention to Alannah and Kyle who reached Bronze medal matches and showed real fighting spirit.

March QLD Summer C’ships

11 students – Blake, Ava, Rex, Marie,  Ivy, Ned, Kyle, Alannah, Daniel, Ryley, Lily. Gold, Silver and Bronze medals to all students in Team Kata, Kata and Kumite. A solid start to the Sports Karate year for Kenseikan students.

February Sunshine Coast Open

15 Kenseikan students  attended the Sunshine Coast Open in Noosa, with Gold , Silver and Bronze medals won in the Kata and Kumite events. This is a friendly and open tournament for new sports Karate competitors.

A good solid effort by all wit a special mention to, Rex, Marie, Blake and Ava,our young champions of tomorrow.

Oceania Tournament Sydney

Lily Neal won 2 Gold Medals at the Oceania Championship. Lily is the Oceania Girls 13 year 50 kg Kunite champion as well as a member of the Winning 13 year kumite team. Lily did not lose a fight in the championship. Well done Lily

Australian Nationals Melbourne

Six students Lily Neal, Ryley Pobertson, Daniel Paddison, Allanah Schram, Ned Paddison and Kyle Schram were on the Qld team and competed at the Australian Nationals in Melbourne with excellent results

Lily, Kyle and Allanah won the Silver Medal in Synchronized Kata

Lily, Ryley & Allanah also all won Individual Bronze Medals. Lily in Girls 12-13 Kumite, Ryley in Boys 10-11 Kata and Allanah in Girls 10-11 Kumite.

All the students are to be congratulated for their effort and application

July South Aust Open

Lily Neal – Gold in Kata and Kumite.

A great effort from Lily as she was put into a mixed event that included boys up to 15 years of age.

June Central QLD Open

10 students – Ava, Elliott, Blake, Christian, Ned, Kyle, Alannah, Daniel, Ryley, Lily. Gold and Silver Medals to all Students in Kata, Kumite and Team Kata. The technical level of Kenseikan students in Kata was of a high standard . A credit to the students for all their hard work in the Dojo.

May QLD Open Championships

9 students -Ivy, Christian, Ned, Kyle, Alannah, Daniel, Ryley, LIly, Matt. Gold medals in Kata and Kumite for LIly. Silver medals in Kata and Kumite for Ryley, Daniel Ned and Kyle. Bronze medals in Kumite for Ivy, Alannah. Bronze medals for Matt in Kata and Kenseikan 1 in team Kata.

This was a selection tournament for the QLD team to travel to Melbourne for the 2012 AKF National C’ships. Kenseikan Dojo has 7 students in the QLD team. – Matt, LIly, Ryley. Daniel, Alannah, Ned and Kyle, competing in Kata,Team Kata, Team