Achmat Hassiem performs Ashihara Kata Kumite 4 at the Commonwealth Karate Championships – 2018
Achmat “Sharkboy” Hassiem, a two times Paralympic medallist (London & Brazil) and a Ashihara Karate black belt performs a modified version of Kumite Kata Yon (4) at the WKF Commonwealth Karate Championships held in Durban, South Africa in Nov 2018. With Karate being included in the 2020, Achmat can be a contender for the Para Karate component.
Achmat has been a student of Kaicho Hoosain Narker since the early nineties and has won several karate championships before his life changing accident. Achmat is one of the fortunate having survived a great white shark attack and then recovered to carry on with life. A perfect example of ‘Seven times down, Eight time up. More of him can be read on the following page click here.
Ashihara Karate Combined Kata Shoshin Ni/Jissen Ichi by Francious Williams – 2018
Ashihara Karate’s Francious Williams combines Kata Shoshin Ni and Jissen Ichi at the Rooibos Ltd Sponsored West Coast Karate Championships in August 2018 in Citrusdal, South Africa
Shoshinsha Kata Ichi of Ashihara Karate by Aysha Narker – 1997/8
Shoshinsha kata Ichi (Beginners Kata I) performed by Aysha Harnekar in the late nineties at one of the Invitational tournaments held in Cape Town, South Africa. She later became Aysha Narker
Gakiem Hayzer performing Jissen Kata Ichi – 2010
Gakiem Hayzer, a senior black belt student at the Ashihara Karate International Honbu dojo in Cape Town competes at the 2010 AKI World Cup in the Fighting kata division with Jissen Kata.
Ashihara Karate at 2017 Police championships
Xolani Mthana, dojo representative of Ashihara Karate in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa, performs Kumite no Kata Sono Yon (Kumite yon) at the 2017 South African Police Karate Championships.
Ashihara Karate Kumite Kata Yon by Xolani Mthana – 2018
Ashihara Karate Kumite Kata Yon performed by Xolani Mthana, Eastern Cape DojoCho at the Ashihara Karate South Africa Blind Buddy Benefit tournament (in aid of LOFOB – League of Friends of the Blind) in May 2018 in Cape Town, South Africa
Ashihara Karate Kata Kumite San by Gideon Jones – 2018
Ashihara Karate Kumite Kata SAN performed by Gideon Jones, Marina da Gama DojoCho at the Ashihara Karate South Africa Blind Buddy Benefit tournament (in aid of LOFOB – League of Friends of the Blind) in May 2018 in Cape Town, South Africa