Seven Guyanese who are members of the Caribbean Karate Federation (CKF) were presented with their black belt certificates by the World Union Karate Federation (WUKF) during a simple ceremony held at Banks DIH Sports Club recently.
The recipients who received the prestigious honour were CKF First Vice President Darren Nurse (4th Dan); Assistant Coach Dennis Fiffee (3rd Dan) and 12-year-old Sadelle Britton, Manzoor Ali, Fazal Mohamed, Shay Britton and Samela Britton who were all elevated to 2nd Dan.
CKF President Sensei Compton Winston Dunbar (8th Dan) made the presentations to the outstanding students. Also present at the ceremony were CKF London-based Head Coach James Holder (7th Dan) and CKF Guyana Secretary Sandra Britton.
Meanwhile, the CKF is scheduled to compete at the upcoming WUKF World Championships from June 20-23, 2019 in Slovakia. The Caribbean Federation secured three medals at the last edition, claiming one gold, one silver and one bronze medal.
Eligible clubs desirous of becoming members of the CKF can contact Sandra Britton at 600-7228 or via email at [email protected] or CKF UK Secretary Michelle De Souza at [email protected] or Tyrone Jeffers (6th Dan –Second Vice President at [email protected]