It’s been n busy few months for our Scorpions Martial Arts Academy students recently with several tournaments that took place in the Southern Cape.
On Saturday 13 February 2016 the South Cape Challenge was hosted in George where several students had great results:
Angelique du Plessis– 1x Silver, Johan du Plessis– 1x Bronze, Zena Visagie– 2x Gold, Jean Luc Adendorff– 3x Gold, Luan Venter– 3x Gold, Jan Visagie– 2x Silver, Nico Strydon– 1x Gold & 1x Silver, Jonatan van Jaarsveld– 1x Bronze & 1x Silver, Dennis Germishuys– 1x Silver & 1x Bronze, Gerhard Burger– 1x Bronze, Floris van Jaarsveld– 1x Silver & 1x Bronze, Kara Lee Hayes– 1x Bronze, Michael Poolman– 2x Bronze, DJ de Beer– 1x Gold & 1x Bronze, Chayes Norris– 2x Gold, Joshua Norris– 2x Gold, Keenan Lombaard- 2x Silver, Alnich Strydom– 1x Silver, Wernich Vosloo– 1x Gold & 1 x Silver and Pieter Smit– 1x Silver
Some of the students with their medals from the South Coast Challenge. Front: Josh Norris, Michael Poolman, Jean Luc Adendorff, Keenan Lombaard and Johatan van Jaarsveldt. Middle: Dennis Germishuys, Jan Visagie, Kara Lee Hayes, Angelique du Plessis, Zena Visagie and Chayse Norris. Back: Floris van Jaarsveldt, Pieter Smit, Wernich Vosloo, DJ de Beer, Johan du Plessis and Luan Veter
On Saturday 5 March the Western Cape Championships took place in Oudstshoorn where students represented the Eden Kickboxing Federation against the other Western Cape Regional Teams. Here the students that competed also managed to obtain great results:
Michael Poolman- 2 x Gold, Luan Venter–1 x Gold, Chayse Norris–1 x Gold, Jean Luc Adendorff–2 x Gold, Kara-Lee Hayes– 2 x Gold, Josh Norris–1 x Gold & 1 x Silver, Floris van Jaarsveldt– 1 x Gold, Jonatan van Jaarsveldt– 1 x Silver & 1 x Bronze, Pieter Smit– 1 x Silver, DJ de Beer– 1 x Silver & 1 x Bronze, Angelique du Plessis– 1 x Silver, Jan Visagie–1 x Silver & 1 x Bronze, Zena Visagie– 1 x Gold, Dennis Germishuys–1 x Gold, Wernich Vosloo– 1 x Silver & 1 x Bronze and Erik Coetzee 1 x Silver & 1 x Bronze
Some of the students with their medals from the Western Cape Kickboxing Championships. Front: Michael Poolman, Keenan Lombaard, Josh Norris, Johatan van Jaarsveldt and Jean Luc Adendorff. Middle: Jan Visagie, Dennis Germishuys, Zena Visagie, Angelique du Plessis, Chayse Norris and Kara Lee Hayes. Back: Floris van Jaarsveldt, Pieter Smit, Erik Coetzee, Wernich Vosloo, DJ de Beer, Johan du Plessis and Luan Veter
The following students will go on to represent the Eden Kickboxing Federation at the 2016 SAKA National Kickboxing Championships in Pretoria from 29 April to 1 May 2016:
Athletes are Dennis Germishuys, Michael Poolman, Josh Norris, Chayse Norris, Luan Venter, Jean Luc Adendorff, Erik Coetzee, DJ de Beer, Wernich Vosloo, Zena Visagie, Kara Lee Hayes, Angelique de Plessis, Floris van Jaarsveldt, Pieter Smit, Gerhard Burger, Jan Visagie, Alnich Strydom, Nico Strydom and Carlo Matthyse.
Coaches are Johan du Plessis, Piet Adendorff, Flip Venter and Sean Norris.
Officials are Hester Venter and Chantel Norris.
Good luck to each and every person that will compete at the National Championships. Enjoy the experience and go get those gold medals!!