On Saturday, 31 May 2014, Karate Super League hosted the first of its three annual challenges – THE BULLS CHALLENGE.
This challenge welcomes dojos and karatekas from all over Africa to participate. We want to give a special thank you to our neighbours in Botswana for always supporting the Karate Super League.
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Approximately 3000 students from all over South Africa competed in this 2 day championship.
58 of these students represented our dojo, Solis Ortus. The team won 42 medals and that is beyond excellent!!!
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Saturday morning, 5 April 2014 10 brave warriors got together at 7 AM to go to the Irene Smuts House and compete in the Warrior Race. 6.5km and 17 obstacles awaited us all. We started at 9:50 and finished 2 hours and 20 minutes later. During this day we learnt that no warrior gets left behind and with the help of your team mates you can overcome any obstacle.
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On May 10th, 2014, Solis Ortus hosted its first JKA inter-club championship. Although it was a relatively small competition, it was nonetheless an exciting tournament with many talented karateka doing their thing!
We are proud of all the various divisions, from our junior belts to our senior belts, from the young ones to the older ones. Everybody did their best and demonstrated both good attitudes as well as good spirit.
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We were recently lucky enough to have the Chief Instructor of SKIF (Shotokan Karate-do International Federation), Manabu Murakami Sensei, a 7th Dan, visit our dojo. This was the second time that we have had the opportunity to train with this master of Shotokan Karate and we were indeed very privileged to gain experience from his knowledge and training techniques.
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