MIKE’S Martial Arts Academy ( MMAA), of D’abadie and Arima will be hosting their first open karate tournament at Maloney Indoor Sports Complex , Maloney tomorrow.
Children and adults are expected to compete in over sixty divisions which will include Point fighting, Continuous fighting, Traditional Kata , Freestyle Sparing ,weapons, Self-Defence, extreme forms and many more. Tournament director is Sensei Michael Smith , Chief Instructor or MMAA and National Freestyle Referee.
The event, which starts at 8 am, is sanction by the Trinidad and Tobago Karate Federation (TTKF) . Head Official is Master Michael Cromwell. Many of the nation top clubs like Team Elite , Peaceful Warriors, Tazmanian Bulldogs, Kanku Karate Dojo , Lopez Karate Academy, White Tiger Martial Arts,and Titus Martial Arts Academy are expected to participate.
Last month MMAA Team did very well at the 5th Pitons Open Karate Tournament in St.Lucia .Many athletes will be using this event as a prelude to TTKF Regional Championships on May 4th and 5th at the same venue .
There will be a special kickboxing demo by national coach Rodney Ramlal. For more information call 749-7726 or send email to firstname.lastname@example.org