NSW State Kyokushin Championship – May 31, 2015

Eight students of Kyokushin International Martial Arts Australia competed in the NSW State Kyokushin Championship.

The competitors came from Turramurra and Annangrove dojos. They were:

The boys huddle before the fights.
The boys huddle before the fights.

Male 16 & 17 Years Division

Sempai Jason Lambe

Angus Sweeney

Male 13-15 Years Division

Victor Sweeney

Ethan Franke

Male 10-12 Years Division

Joshua Darley

James Parasyn

Bernard Wilson

Male 8 & 9 Years Division

James Kosimar

The support/coaching team on the day was made up of Shihan Howard Lipman, Shihan Rick Cunningham, Sensei Peter Olive, Sensei James Sidwell, Sempai Don Cheong and Sempai Alex Lloyd.

Everyone fought well against their opponents. Notable mentions go to James Parasyn and James Kosimar for their wins, including James Parasyn’s two jodan mawashi geri techniques that led him to victory in his first round.

Victor Sweeney came equal third in his division and powered through many rounds to win his trophy.

Congratulations to Victor, and all involved.

Shihan Howard Lipman, Victor Sweeney and Sensei James Sidwell.
Shihan Howard Lipman, Victor Sweeney and Sensei James Sidwell.