WP Kickboxing association hosted the 2015 SAKA SA Kickboxing Championships in Parklands, Cape Town on 1-3 May 2015. The championships that was attended by 15 Regions and 460+ entries ensured for tough competition for all the participants
Scorpions Martial Arst students manged to bring back 6 medals and Two Brothers Combat 2 respectively. Our students at the championships were Kaylem Baker, Luan Venter, Dennis Germishuys, Jeanlie Minnie, Kara-Lee Hayes, Nico Strydom, Nico Smook, Joshua Norris, Chayse Norris, Kyle van Heerden & Erik Coetzee. Well done to the following medal winners: Kaylem Baker (1 x Silver), Jeanlie Minnie (1 x Silver & 1 x Bronze), Kara Lee Hayes (1 x Silver & 1 x Bronze), Nico Strydom (2 x Silver) and Luan Venter (1 x Silver)
In addition to the Nationals, a test between Canada and South Africa took place as well on 2 May. Nantas Grobbelaar was appointed as part of the National Team Management and Jean Luc Adendorff fought a Full contact fight against Haytham Nawaz from Canada. Unfortunately Haytham won the fight on points but it still was a very entertaining fight with both boys giving it their all!
Well done to each and every student that competed and represented our gym and Eden Kickboxing Federation. Non of our fighters were walk overs for their opponents and the divisions were all strong. Than you to our coaches and officials for all your hard work as well assisting our fighters and working at the event.