Students of the Phoenix Seiwa-Kai Karate NW DoJo took part in an Open Championship held in Klerksdorp on 18 August. Hosted by Sensei Werner Maartens from Tiska Karate, it was the first championship Phoenix Dojo took part in as a KSA member. The students did extremely well. Four students took part and they won 7 medals. Nathen Olivier (gold kumete and bronze kata), Jayden Koen (silver kata), Chantel Rossouw (bronza kata and bronze kumete), Barend Swart (silver kata and brons kumete) excelled. They are with Sensei Theuns Olivier.