Eric Cantona's legendary karate kick on a Crystal Palace fan back in 1995 has been replayed countless times across the world. And the attack apparently travelled as far as Chile, as Sebastian Pol took a leaf out of the Frenchman's book on Saturday! The Audax Italiano player showed admirable balance teetering on a fence as he aimed a kick at a rowdy Universidad Catolica fan.
Training in traditional martial arts requires physical and mental focus. As contrasted with martial arts that that focus exclusively on competition and fighting, traditional here means those practices emphasizing overall skill and character development with movement patterning.
Eight-year-old Gabriel Bastien, the pride of Endeavour Martial Arts in Ottawa, is competing in the World Kickboxing and Karate Association Championships in Carrara, Italy, this week. Bastien is among the youngest kids competing at this level anywhere, according to sensei James Heaton, the owner of Endeavour Martial Arts.
Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Photographer Charles McQuillan and Mr. Dan Redmond, a pioneer of Karate locally, were guests at the St. Patrick's College prize distribution.
The Orford karateka was one of several Cheshire Martial Arts Centre team members to represent England at the eighth World Union of Karate-Do Federations European Championships in Italy. And the 20-year-old third Dan returned home with gold medals in the Junior, 18-20 years Individual Female All Styles Kata and Senior, 21-35 years Individual Female All Styles Kata categories.