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Caribbean Taste of China Martial Arts Contest

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Top local martial arts experts will converge for the annual Caribbean Taste of China Martial Arts All Styles Championships to be held at the Chaguanas Indoor Sports Arena, Chaguanas on Sunday, May 21 from 10:00am. Fighters from the 15 clubs across the country are expected to compete in the Forms/Kata, Weapons, Sparing and Self Defence […]

Top local martial arts experts will converge for the annual Caribbean Taste of China Martial Arts All Styles Championships to be held at the Chaguanas Indoor Sports Arena, Chaguanas on Sunday, May 21 from 10:00am. Fighters from the 15 clubs across the country are expected to compete in the Forms/Kata, Weapons, Sparing and Self Defence division. In the Forms/Kata class men and women will be squaring off in a mixed competition while in the Sparing category the men and women will be compete separately.  The Weapons and Self Defence opponents will vie for honours in the Under 12 and 13 and over brackets. The Championships, in existence for over five years, are hosted by the PKATT Sports Martial Arts Association of Trinidad and Tobago and the Wushu Association of Trinidad and Tobago. Sifo Rahman Khabir is the coordinator of the one-day tournament. The Contest is the fifth on the local martial arts calender. Several competitors from the last event, the Gold Cup Challenge, held on April 23, will be action.

 

The lone foreign participant confirmed for this year’s competition is Barbadian Erskine Husband who arrived in the country on Friday morning along with his manager Rollins Alleyne. Husbands will comped in the Weapons and Open Hand styles. On Sunday,  local fighter Navish Saroop of San Fernando will be seeking to qualify for the Traditional Wushu Pan American Championships set for Costa Rica from August 8 to 14. Saroop will aiming to get the nod from the judges to compete in Costa Rica.

 

 

For more information contact Sifo Khabir at  1-868-354-1114.

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