2013 USKU International Tournament, Miyazaki, Japan

On October 20th 2013 the Kyushu town of Takanabe in Miyazaki prefecture hosted the 15th USKU International Karate tournament.

A total of 290 competitors participated in the Kata and Kumite over the full day of competition. 8 International Countries were represented on the day: Japan, Austalia, South Africa, India, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Singapore and New Zealand. The New Zealand Team consistented of 6 competitors from USKU NZ’s Palmerston North dojo.

Overall the event was a great experience to complete at the international level and to strengthen ties with Karateka from other countries.

 From left: Brad Stevens, Lewis Pettiford, Julia Tanner, Paige Angus, Jenny Nixey, Cameron Prescott, Morgan Dilks

From left: Brad Stevens, Lewis Pettiford, Julia Tanner, Paige Angus, Jenny Nixey, Cameron Prescott, Morgan Dilks