Local karate clubs hold joint training session

Fadhil Yunus

The Brunei Darussalam Karate Federation (BRUKAF) held a joint training session for karatekas representing the four affiliated styles of karate in the country and one club at the Multi-Purpose Hall of the Hassanal Bolkiah National Sports Complex recently.

Led by Gojukai Association Brunei Darussalam, more than 200 karatekas across the four different styles – Gojukai, Shitokai, Shotokan and Wadokai – as well as one club Rengokai took part.

Conducted by Muhd Shukri bin Haji Masri, the event aimed to unite the different clubs in Brunei as well as fostering ties among the karate coaches and introduce different styles of karate to other clubs.

Brunei Darussalam Karate Federation President Shihan Pengiran Haji Yura Kesteria bin Pengiran Setia Negara Pengiran (Dr) Haji Mohd Yusof was the guest of honour.