Local karate students kick for medals

At the recent UKF International Karate tournament which took place in Donegal local karate students from Ards and Bangor who train in the Mizukara group of clubs took on some of Europe’s best and left with a handful of medals. Up and coming star Luke Allen was on fire. He blazed a trail to gold in the boys’ age 9-10 kumite (sparring) event and also collected silver in the team kumite with Adam Rooney. Junior squad members, Matthew Dales and Ben Rylance kept up their quality performances both claiming joint bronze in the boys’ age 11-12 kumite. In the cadets Dean Miller gave a superb first round kata performance but… Read More

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