Bearsden karate kids are high kickers at club championships

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Youngsters from the Renshinkan Shukokai Karate Club in Bearsden are celebrating after scooping a haul of medals at their club Junior Championships recently.

The competition consisting of kata which are movements against an imaginary opponent and kumite - hand movement which attracted an enthusiastic crowd of spectators and competitors.

Chief Instructor and 7th Dan Lindsay Smith, said: “All the kids performed brilliantly and there were a lot of compliments paid about the quality of their karate which was very pleasing to hear.”

The following students achieved gold medals: Maya Bedi, Evan McCallum, Honor McCalum, Lewis Howick.

There were also silver medals for Evan McCallum, Lana McCallum, Calum Aitken, Orissa Bedi. And bronze medals for Honor McCallum, Lana McCallum, Lewis Howick and Calum Aitken.

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