Saturday 3rd February, 2017 was another remarkable day for The Malta Karate Federation due to black belt grading exam which took place at The Mgarr Karate Club with six athletes being awarded Shodan (1st Dan) and two athletes Sandan (3rd Dan).
The Examining Board was made up of MKF Technical Director Sensei James Galea 6th Dan, MKF Chief Referee Sensei Anthony Zammit 6th Dan and Sensei Jason Edwards 5th Dan.
‘It takes a lot of technical preparation as well as years of commitment and discipline to reach this level. The pillars of Karate are practiced in the Dojo every day and it is what makes a true karateka. We are very happy to honor our athletes’ achievement today’. These were the comments of Sensei James Galea , Technical Director of The Malta Karate Federation.
The successful candidates are:-
Sensei Charles Axiaq
Sensei Susan Zammit