Photos & Results: Kazumi Tabata Karate Open

December 20, 2022 | 0 Comments

The Tabata-Ha Open and Shotocup, a local martial arts promotion, hosted the Kazumi Tabata Karate Open on Sunday [Dec 18].

A spokesperson said, “On Sunday December 18th 2022, local martial artists came together to compete at the Kazumi Tabata Karate Open hosted by The Tabata-Ha Open and the Shotocup a local Martial arts Promotion. The event was a memorial to the late Kazumi Tabata, who was a pioneer of karate and the development of shotokan in Bermuda. The world class event was held at the Whitney Institute Auditorium and featured 30+ categories of competition, including kata, kobudo, and kumite.

“The event showcased martial artists ranging in age from 4 to 58-years-old. The day began with opening remarks from Owen Darrell, Minister of Youth, Culture, and Sport. The Tabata-Ha Dojo and Shotocup directors, Edmond Johnson, Arnold Allen, and their team pulled together a phenomenal tournament showcasing dynamic displays of traditional karate by local students

“International guest official Sensei Greg Cummings, the President of NAKF, was pleased with the event turnout and the number of spectators, saying ‘wow, everything looks so professional and the Bermudian kids have so much potential.’

“The event culminated with local youth powerhouse Michael Burgess winning the Kazumi Cup for having the most points at the event. For more information on the Shotocup Group or martial art events in Bermuda, visit shotocup.com.”

The full 2022 Kazumi Tabata Karate Open results follow below [PDF here]:

Kazumi Tabata Karate Open Bermuda Dec 2022 (1)

Kazumi Tabata Karate Open Bermuda Dec 2022 (2)

Kazumi Tabata Karate Open Bermuda Dec 2022 (3)

Kazumi Tabata Karate Open Bermuda Dec 2022 (4)

Kazumi Tabata Karate Open Bermuda Dec 2022 (5)

Kazumi Tabata Karate Open Bermuda Dec 2022 (6)

Kazumi Tabata Karate Open Bermuda Dec 2022 (7)

Kazumi Tabata Karate Open Bermuda Dec 2022 (8)

Kazumi Tabata Karate Open Bermuda Dec 2022 (9)

Kazumi Tabata Karate Open Bermuda Dec 2022 (10)

Kazumi Tabata Karate Open Bermuda Dec 2022 (11)

Kazumi Tabata Karate Open Bermuda Dec 2022 (12)

Kazumi Tabata Karate Open Bermuda Dec 2022 (13)

Kazumi Tabata Karate Open Bermuda Dec 2022 (14)

Kazumi Tabata Karate Open Bermuda Dec 2022 (15)

Kazumi Tabata Karate Open Bermuda Dec 2022 (16)

click here banner martial arts

Read More About

Category: All, News, Photos, Sports, Sports

Leave a Reply