KARATEKA, Gregory Reeby, was crowned the undefeated champion at the KSA National Development Tournament held at the Tongaat Indoor Sports Centre.
The 12-year-old from Berea has great aspirations and is focused on keeping his title as the kumite golden medallist.
Gregory trains at the SKISA Morningside Dojo under the watchful eye of Sensei Tina Lee Singh. He has additional training sessions with Shihan Brando Pillay, who was the Protea Head coach and is now currently the Technical Convenor of KSA.
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“To achieve a gold medal in kumite at a KSA (Karate South Africa) national development event, is an achievement that any coach would be proud of,” said Pillay.
Gregory said: “I am thankful to my parents who have sacrificed their time with taking me to training sessions four times a week. I am also very grateful to my coach, Shihan Brando who trained me and motivated me to push myself beyond my own limits.”
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