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Northumbria-Open

1st Northumbria open karate Championships feb 2014

This was to be our first Karate Championships of the year, a small team comprising of Jason Crowther with brother Thomas Crowther and  Ethan Armstrong from Leeds Shotokan. All three competitors performed well gaining medals in their respective catagories. A new challenge was the team event, Jason, Ethan and old time friend Oliver Willison from Pocklington Karate Centre entered for the Senior Team Rotation. The round is run for six minutes non stop and each competitor must take a turn and fight within the six minutes with only the coach decides when to change his fighter. Our fighters fought well scoring many points, but unfortunately not enough to win the round.

1st  place - Ethan Armstrong, Cadet Kumite 16-17yrs +75kg.
2nd place - Thomas Crowther, Cadet Kumite 14-15yrs +70kg.
3rd place - Jason Crowther, Cadet Kumite 16-17yrs +75kg.