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Two Northallerton Boys Win Karate Competition

Karate Hambleton 020413

1:39pm 2nd April 2013

Two members of Hambletons’ Karate Club fought their way to success in an annual championship.

Twelve year old Jack Pullan and eleven year old Ryan Woolley both from Northallerton came away with silver medals in the pairs under 12yrs Senior grade ‘Kata’ discipline - in the Children’s and Cadets Open Championships held in Penrith.

Jack and Ryan – who were part of a ten man Hambleton squad - also claimed a second silver medal in the ‘3 person team under 12 yrs Open Grade Kata’ with fellow team member 12 year old Michael Baird.  The team had to perform synchronised movements with correct timings and flawless technique.

The team is now in training for the English Championships in Sheffield later this month.

Hambleton Karate Club meets every Wednesday night and Saturday afternoon at Hambleton Leisure Centre - there are classes for beginners and advanced enthusiasts.

For more information contact the centre on 01609 777070.

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