Karate club just keeps on winning medals

Dokan Karate Club medal winners.
Dokan Karate Club medal winners.

A karate club is celebrating more success.

Dokan Karate Club which trains at Whitburn, Boldon, Red House, Fulwell and Downhill in Sunderland, entered the North of England open championships with a squad of 22 junior students.  

The squad, which competes monthly all over the country in championships, won 18 gold, 16 silver and 20 bronze medals.

Dokan coach Kevin Mitchinson said: “This was a great performance – the youngsters trained very hard and they are reaping the rewards.”

Earlier this month, the club came third from 59 clubs/associations entered into the British International at Glasgow, and prior to that topped the medal table at the Central England tournament at Worcester, which had 69 clubs attending.

Today, 17 of the squad flew to Poland to compete in an competition which attracts entries from all over the world.  

New starters are always welcome. To find out more, email k-mitch@live.co.uk or text Kev on 07939130411.

The club’s record can be seen at its website www.dokan.co.uk