Summer in Croatia!sramoderator
Umag, Croatia held the 9th annual Youth Karate Cup Camp. Umag is located in the beautiful Istria region of Croatia – home to one of the best preserved Roman Coliseums in the World (Pula), some of the best truffle hunting in the World, and of course the beautiful sea.
The training camp and tournament was held June 27th – July 3rd. Training for the athletes started on June 27th and covered kata and kumite. Several World Champions were on-site teaching the camps including Rika Usami, World Champion in Kata and Lukca Valdesi, World & Eurpean Champion in Kata. Also on site teaching were several other World Champions in Kumite.
The tournament ran the July 2-3rd and athletes from over 21 countries were completing in this two-day event. The Canada team was well represented and BC’s, Claudia Laos-Loo took home Silver for the under 21 Kata.
Thank you Karen B. for sending this report!