Honours for South Gippsland Freestyle Karate


Honours for South Gippsland Freestyle Karate

SOUTH Gippsland Freestyle Karate held its first end of year presentation and awards ceremony on Saturday, December 16.
The day also featured its first Yudansha Grading (black belt grading) with Mick Ognenovski attempting his fourth Dan Grading and passing with a high standard in the presence of Kancho Greg Braun, a senior instructor in Freestyle Karate from Adelaide, South Australia.
He was also presented with the new teaching title of “Renshi” (Lower master).
Kancho Greg stated it was through Mick Ognenovski’s dedication to his students and club to why he obtained the new title
“The promotion to Renshi was a massive shock,” Mick Ognenovski said.
“I’m very humbled and honored to have received it in front of all my students and family members.”
The day also produced two new Sempai’s (assistant instructors) Peter Gould and Taylan Ognenovski.
Club sponsors were also presented with a certificate for the help they provided the club throughout the year.
Major winners were:
Senior Student of Year 2017: Patrick Biro
Junior Student of Year 2017: Mitchell Landry
Highly Dedicated Senior: Kris Atkinson
Highly Dedicated Junior: Thomas Telfer
Most Improved Senior: Daniel Biro
Most Improved Junior: Ali Baumgartner
Member of the Year: Scott Telfer
Ultimate Student of the Month: Sam Patterson
Lessons are held in Leongatha, Korumburra and Foster.

Achievement: Mick Ognenovski was presented with the new teaching title of “Renshi” following South Gippsland Freestyle Karate’s presentation day.

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