Juni 10th we had our black belt exams. The next nunchakukas did pass their exam. 1st degree black belt Dominic den Drijver 2nd degree black belt Frank van Groenendael 3rd degree black belt Hannah Jalink The international degree committee is very happy with these results.
At June third Frank van Groenendael teaches nunchaku-do at "Meet the masters 2017" in Belgium. Location is Koldamstraat 9a, B-1560 Hoeilaart. Doors are open from 10:00 til 15:00 o'clock. Costs € 20,00. Registration through: email@example.com.
May 7th we organize a technical training at Sportcentrum Papendal. Time: 12:00 till 15:00. Address: Papendallaan 60 Arnhem, the Netherlands. Costs: € 10,00 per person. Sensei Thom Vermeulen (6th dan) en Mario Brenters (5th dan). Registration by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org containing your namen and training goal. The new figures will be taught.
A new year has started. Along with this there is the annual fee for the WNA. If you want to stay member of the WNA or if you love nunchaku-do please pay your annual fee at IBAN NL26ABNA0413575985. The costs are for those who are up to 17 years: € 20.00 each year and 18 years and over: € 25.00 each year. (BIC number: ABNANL2A, bank: ABN AMRO). Attention: you are only allowed to do a dan-exam, if you are member of the WNA three years in a row. So stay connected.
Februari 25th the first edition of the USC CUP was a fact. Initiator of this tournament is Hannah Jalink. After doing the teacher-A course she started her own club at Universum Sports Center in Amsterdam. B-klasse freestyle was a good initiative There were a lot of new compatitors like Steven Nijman (USC), Kamiel (Budo Ryu Zitterd), Jesse Hendrix and Sandro Busurashvili (Heiloo) who showed that freestyle is for everyone! Adam Reed took the junior USC freestyle Cup and Marijn Wielenga the USC cup freestyle seniors B. The kumite was a great fight for the trophies. BEST OF THE BEST The final was between Huub Kolkman and Luke Boudewijns. It was even for some time. Huub accelerated and defeated Luke. Huub Kolkman won the Best of the Best! The USC Cup was a good tournament for all. Also the demo of the Dutch nunchaku team was enjoyed by the audience.
Antai organises under auspiciën of the FNB a kumite competition on March 25th. This competiton takes place at sportshall Bleukens, Hoolsterweg 36 in the town of Balen Belgium. For more info: email@example.com.
After a beautifull tournament on sunday November 27nd we are proud to tell you the results. We were happy to meet our friends from France again. Kumite Length -1.65 1st team 1 Budo Ryu Zitterd (Shauna Mols, Rafael Dols, Sem Veenstra) 2nd team 1 de Jong (Marissa de Jong, Jim Cable, Daan Bartels) 3rd team 2 de Jong (Morgan van Rheenen, Sita Waterbeek, Dion Waterbeek) Length +1.65 1st team 3 de Jong (Jochem van Oorschot, Ricardo de Jong, Safouane Boukachar) 2nd team 1 v/d berg (Wilfred Bolten, Hannah Jalink, Almar de Ronde, Noah Vredeveldt (reserve)) 3rd team 5 de Jong (Luca Laponder, Jeroen Mense, Sjoerd Leinberger) Kata 1st team 1 v/d Berg (Wilfred Bolten, Hannah Jalink, Almar de Ronde, Noah Vredeveldt (reserve)) 2nd team 3 de Jong (Jochem van Oorschot, Ricardo de Jong, Safouane Boukachar) 3rd team 1 Nunchaku Amstelveen (Otto Koedooder, Jop de Graaf, Moreno Ensink, Robbert Koning (reserve)) Overall winner (2 equall winners) Team 1 v/d Berg Team 3 de Jong Extra part demo 1st team v/d Berg ( Joris v/d Berg, Thysia Rijken en Hannah Jalink) 2nd team de Jong (Jochem van Oorschot, Ricardo de Jong en Safouane Boukachar) 3rd team Pijnacker (Boy van Tilburg, Lloyd Kloosterman en Lisa Zinger)