Cayden and Damien Govender with their karate coaches and senseis, Lorenzo Pillay and Damien Nair.
Proud Woodview brothers, Damien (10) and Cayden Govender (12) are ready to represent KwaZulu-Natal at an upcoming karate tournament, which will be held in Cape Town.
The boys will be flying off to the ‘Mother City’ with their proud parents, Devan and Nalini, to represent KwaZulu-Natal Karate at the forthcoming Karate South Africa (The National Karate Federation, affiliated the World Karate Federation, International Olympic Committee and SASCOC) Children’s Tournament.
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The Govender brothers, who train at the SKISA Woodview Primary Dojo under the watchful eye of sensei, Lorenzo Pillay (5th Dan – Japan), fought their way in kumite to place in the top four of their respective age categories at the recent Karate eThekwini Region and Karate KwaZulu-Natal Tournament.
This enabled them to achieve their KER and KZN colours.
Sensei, Lorenzo Pillay said that the boys are hard workers and are very dedicated to their training.
“I’m sure that they’ll do SKISA and KwaZulu-Natal proud at the KSA nationals,” he concluded.