WSKF South Africa National Black Belt Grading – 2014

17 Nov

The WSKF National Black Belt Grading was held in Vanderbijlpark on Saturday 11th October 2014.

Congratulations to all the members who passed their Dan Grading.

Results as follows:



Tristan Healley

Sithembiso Madondo

Judene Coleman

Gerhard Dempers

Emile Dempers

Marius Van den Berg

Jean Roodt

Diaan Coetzee

Jurie Adendorff


Jan-Taljaard Marx

Johnny Kuhn



Walker Makhalemele

Tatjana Radojevic-Rogowski

Otto Rogowski

Karateka Saaldanha – Rittle Champs – 2014

01 Nov

On the 25th November 2014, members of Karateka Saldanha took part in the annual Rittle Champs. The annual Rittle Champs is organized by Langebaan Karate Centre headed by Sensei Jan Marx. At the 2014 champs Tiaan Van Rhyn, Vicky Bruwer, Thalia Mason, Ilke Muller, Oreal Lawrence and Taneca Muller all took part in various items, ranging from katas to kumite and brought back 28 medals (11 gold, 11 silver and 6 bronze). Our “thank you” is tendered to Sensei Jan and Langebaan Karate Centre for setting up another well-run event.

Ian Liebenberg Sensei heads the dojo with the able assistance of Tyrel Flugl Sensei. Karateka Saldanha is a community engagement project and affiliated to WSKF.

Article by: Taneca Muller