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KumiteParticipation in tournaments fosters an appreciation for the breadth of karate practice, develops individual confidence and peak performance and allows involvement with the wider karate community.

Because of the training involved in preparing for tournaments those interested are required to attend twice weekly.

Equipment (red and blue belts and gloves) is supplied at the beginner belt levels after which members are expected to purchase their own. Each member is required to purchase a mouthguard and for boys, groin protectors.

We recognize the considerable expense to parents, especially  or those with more than one child. Therefore subsidies are available as well as opportunities to donate to our tournament fund.