The NIKW kicked off its exciting Junior League format for 2023 on the 31st January.
A brilliant start with lots & lots of young members taking part.
Sensei James Brunton, chief Kumite coach got the competition underway but not before explaining determination & resilience when not winning is important to establish in a young persons mindset.
There were some new members getting started in their kumite knowledge while other more experiences members got the chance to develop further.
The winners on the night were:
1st Ruairi Casey
2nd Alex Crowe
3rd Rosa Jorge
3rd John McConville
Sensei James Brunton selected Devan Wu, who displayed great attitude and impressive progress on his first night.
Well done to everyone.
You can see the overall results to date here.