Raptors Martial Arts

On Saturday, 14 October, Union Preparatory School, Graaff-Reinet learners from the Raptors Martial Arts Graaff-Reinet participated in the inaugural East Coast Elephant Open, hosted by the Kickboxing Organisation of South Africa (KOSA) in Jeffreys Bay.
The tournament was a resounding success, with athletes of all ages and sizes showcasing their skills and delivering impressive performances.
𝙏𝙝𝙚 𝙐𝙣𝙞𝙤𝙣 𝙡𝙚𝙖𝙧𝙣𝙚𝙧𝙨 𝙙𝙚𝙢𝙤𝙣𝙨𝙩𝙧𝙖𝙩𝙚𝙙 𝙚𝙭𝙘𝙚𝙥𝙩𝙞𝙤𝙣𝙖𝙡 𝙩𝙖𝙡𝙚𝙣𝙩 𝙖𝙣𝙙 𝙙𝙚𝙩𝙚𝙧𝙢𝙞𝙣𝙖𝙩𝙞𝙤𝙣, 𝙧𝙚𝙨𝙪𝙡𝙩𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙞𝙣 𝙖𝙣 𝙞𝙢𝙥𝙧𝙚𝙨𝙨𝙞𝙫𝙚 𝙘𝙤𝙡𝙡𝙚𝙘𝙩𝙞𝙤𝙣 𝙤𝙛 𝙢𝙚𝙙𝙖𝙡𝙨.
𝗚𝗿𝗮𝗰𝗲 𝗟𝘆𝗻𝗻𝗲 𝗞𝗶𝘁𝗰𝗵𝗶𝗻𝗴 secured the Gold medal in the Points category (Tatami Semi contact), while 𝗝𝗮𝗾𝘄𝗮𝗻 𝗔𝗵𝗺𝗲𝗱 also claimed Gold in the Continous category (Tatami Light contact).
𝗦𝗸𝘆𝗲 𝘃𝗮𝗻 𝗟𝗼𝗴𝗴𝗲𝗻𝗯𝗲𝗿𝗴 earned two bronze medals for her outstanding performances in Points and Continous categories (Tatami Light and Semi contact), while 𝗘𝗹𝗶𝘇𝗮𝗯𝗲𝘁𝗵 𝗙𝗼𝘂𝗿𝗶𝗲 achieved two silver medals in the same categories. 𝗠𝗮𝘁𝗵𝗲𝘄 𝗖𝗵𝗿𝗶𝘀𝘁𝗼𝗳𝗳𝗲𝗹𝘀 impressed with a silver medal in the Continous category.
Well done also to 𝗟𝗶𝗮𝗺 𝗣𝗶𝗲𝗻𝗮𝗮𝗿 and 𝗞𝗲𝗺𝗮𝗿 𝗞𝗹𝗮𝘀𝘀𝗲 who braved the competition and showed a lot of promise in their respective encounters.