AUTUMNFEST KARATE PMA 2015
Here is Margaret Izotov (black belt) showing off a trophy won at the national competitions this year. You can develop to this level as well. It all starts with these smaller in house tournaments.
At the Old Town studio where we have the space to run things quickly and all at once. (2266 San Diego Ave. 92110)
October 24th Saturday
From 2:00 PM to approximately 3:30 PM
A PMA tournament with competition in kata (forms) and kumite (sparring.) Come and cheer your favorite students to victory. Competitors must be current members of the PMA as this is an in house tournament.
Juniors= ninjas or samurai 6 to 12. (White belts without stripes are not yet ready to compete.)
Seniors= shoguns 13 and up
♪Sparring gear, helmets and gloves required., boots optional
Students compete in age relevant and belt rank relevant groups.
Registering on time:
in order to make up competition lists and draw sheets, awards, etc. we must have your entry by Wednesday, Oct. 21st. On line applications are done by using pmakarate.com payment link.
You can enter two events, and if you a senior, up to three.
Kata ¨ Kumite (Sparring) ¨
Shogun option Special kobudo weapons ¨ for seniors only, a 3rd optional event
COST: $15 total
Options to pay or register:
1. go on line to pmakarate.com and use a credit card
2. or write a check or cash in an envelope to PMA and give to instructors or use the drop box provided in the lobby.
3. YOU CANNOT REGISTER AT THE DOOR, NO ENTRIES WILL BE TAKEN AFTER October 21st.
♪Competition can be great fun. Autumnfest is intended to give everyone extra practice and preparation before the big and mandatory Stars and Stripes tournament to be held in May next year. Keep in mind that winning only means you had the best kata that day in your division. It does not mean you are the best warrior, the best student, or the next black belt. Have fun first! Learn from being first or tenth! It’s part of life and part of training.