WKC World Championships 2014

The World Karate & Kickboxing Council’s (WKC) 6th World Championships took place in Alberfeire Portugal on the 1st-4th of November. Ireland was represented by “Team Ireland” which consisted of 6 members from the East Coast Martial Arts Club which is based in Laytown, Brendan Donnelly Instructor and WKC president for Ireland, Saoirse and Emer O Donnell, Molly and Dave Carolan and Luis O Connor.

The team took part in various events at the World Championships, individual kata, team kata, traditional weapons Kata, Points fighting and continuous light contact fighting, the hard work paid off with the result of 4 Bronze Medals for Ireland. Team Kata, Emer O Donnell, Saoirse O Donnell and Molly Carolan picked up 3 Bronze and another Bronze for Saoirse O Donnell in the individual kata