Australian National Champs

USKU New Zealand was represented at the Australian National Champs (KUA) at the Ern Hallidays Recreation Camp in Hillarys, Perth over the weekend of August 21st and 22nd.  Both Jenny Nixey and Kelly Siggs competed at this event – the first international tournament for both, and the first time USKU New Zealand has been represented at an international level.

Jenny Nixey achieved 3 first places (Senior Female Kata: Veterans (35 yrs +), Senior Female Jiyu Ippon Kumite: 35+ years (3rd Kyu+), and Senior Mixed Kata: Veterans 4th Kyu – Black Belt)) and 2 third places (Senior Female Jiyu Kumite: Under 65kg 4th Kyu to Black Belt, Senior Female Jiyu Ippon Kumite: Open age (3rd Kyu+)) and was also awarded the most spirited competitor.

A fantastic result, and great profile for USKU NZ.