World Champions Karate Goes for the Gold

 World Champions Karate Goes for the Gold

They attended the 2023 Metropolitan AAU Tournament. L-R: The Special Needs Team: Michael, Sensei Mike, Connor and Patrick.

Saturday, June 11 was a wonderful day for the World Champions Karate Competition Team. They competed at the 2023 AAU Metropolitan Karate Championships, held at Kingsborough Community College. There were over 250 competitors from the Metropolitan area. The athletes competed in three events, Kata (forms), Kumite (point sparring), and Kobudo (weapons).
The World Champions Special Needs trio of Patrick, Michael, Connor all earned Gold medals in their respective age groups for executing award winning Kata. They each did the required moves in the competition ring.

The Competition Team: L-R: Elijah, Danny, Richard, Sean, Daniella, Pauline and (not shown) Dylan.

Throughout the day, Sean, Danny, Daniella, Elijah, Dylan, Richard and Paulina were active garnering Gold, Silver and Bronze medals in their respective divisions. Congratulations to the competitors and the parents who support their athletes every step of the way. Special thanks to Sensei Mike who keeps training the students to do their best.

Contact the dojo at 718-812-0737 to schedule a trial class or observe a class. Check out the Summer Special in the Rockaway Times this week.

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