On Saturday, 18 November, we had our annual year end function. This year's theme was 'picnic' and what a success it was! Thank you to everyone who attended and especially Chané Erasmus Sempai who took charge of the decorations.

We also had a very successful grading, followed by our award ceremony.

The best grading of the day was done by Tiaan de Villiers who graded for Pre-Yellow 1. Tiaan showed great power, enthusiasm and spirit throughout his grading.

A special congratulations to the following award winners:

Best junior male: Arno Botha
Best junior female: Danica Jonker
Best senior male: Brandon Shepherd
Best senior female: Alex Correia

The highlight of the year, is the awarding of the Dojo kun trophy winners. These awards emphasize our Dojo aim to improve our student’s approach to life, in addition to their physical karate skills.

The winners of these trophies for 2017 was:

Character: Gonçalo Correia
Sincerity: Chané Erasmus
Effort: Fanie Rossouw
Etiquette: Isabella Correia
Self-control: Heleen Botha
And the most prestigious dojo trophy, the Reon du Plooy Trophy was awarded to Marco Botha.
Congratulations to all and keep training.


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