2015 was a stella year with medals won at the New Zealand Open, Australian Open, Canterbury Tournament, NZ Nationals, World Goju tournament in Auckland, special mention to Josh, Mia, Senseis Joe & Max.
2014 had been an oustanding year for KSI New Zealand on the tournament front with our small association punching well above its weight.
Senseis Joe & Max have been busy winning medals at the Canterbury/Westland Tournament, NZ Open, NZ Nationals and both were selected to represent New Zealand at the Oceania Champsionships in Fiji - Sensei Joe winning silver and Sensei Max Bronze in individual kumite and both winning bronze with the Mens team Kumite.
The KSI NZ team to the KSI World Tournament in South Africa consisted of Senseis Jonathan, Lawrence, Joe, Max, Zach & Vivien. This was a huge tournament with very big draws, over 80 in mens kumite, 20 Mens Kumite Teams! All members were very competitive in kata and kumite with everyone winning atleast one round - Senseis Joe and Max fought superbly in very competitive kumite pools both losing very narrowly fighting for a place in the medals, Sensei Lawrence won a very tough bronze medal in veterans kumite while Sensei Jonathan won bronze in veterans kata.