Karin Prinsloo – Karate Blog

6th Dan Japanese Karate Association – A Instructor B Examiner B Judge – Australia Karate Federation Accredited Coach – AKF State Level Referee

Karin Prinsloo
International Achievements
Style Organization: Japanese Karate Association
All Styles Body: World Karate Federation (WKF)
Represented South Africa JKA at the following JKA International events:
Represented South Africa at World Games (for non-Olympic Sport), 18 August 2001, Akita, Japan: Gold Medal ladies kumite under 60kg
http://www.theworldgames.org/the-world-games/results history#athlete=Karin%20PRINSLOO:3310history#edition=10&category=436&country=0 (enter Karin Prinsloo)
The 4th Shoto Cup, 1992, Tokyo, Japan: Ladies Open Kata, last 8 competitors.
The 5th Shoto Cup, 1994, Philadelphia, USA.
The 7th Shoto Cup, 1998, Paris, France.
Ladies Individual kata, Bronze Medal
The 9th Shoto Cup, 23 & 24 Sept 2004, Tokyo, Japan:
Silver Medal Team kumite (3 members)
Bronze Medal Team kata (3 members)
Female World Cup, 1999, St Maxine, France
Gold medal ladies kumite under 60kg
10th Funakoshi Gichin Cup World Karate-do Championship, 19, 20 Aug 2006, Sydney, Australia:
Silver Medal Team kata (3 members)
Bronze Medal Team kumite (3 members)
Commonwealth Karate Championships, Edinburgh, Scotland, 31 May – 1 June 2008.
Bronze Medal individual ladies kumite under 60kg
Silver Medal ladies team kumite (3 members)

Japanese Karate Association Graded 6th Dan.
Graded 25 October 2008, Johannesburg, South Africa. Graded by Tanaka Sensei and Stan Schmidt Sensei.
Represented South Africa at the following WKF World Championships:
1994: Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
1996: Sun City, South Africa
1998: Munich, Germany
2002: Madrid, Spain
Japanese Grade, 24 September 2015, Johannesburg, South Africa:
Judge: Level C
Examiner: Level D
Instructor: Level C

Part of National Coaching staff for Team South Africa:
Commonwealth Karate Championships, 16-17 October 2009, Johannesburg, South Africa.
14th WKF Africa Seniors Karate Championships (UFAK), 1 – 8 August 2010, Cape Town, South Africa
Continental Achievements 1st JKA Africa Championships, 26 September 2015, Johannesburg, South Africa.
Main Judge and Ring Controller All African Games Achievements:
13 – 25 Sept 1995, Harare, Zimbabwe
Silver medal ladies kata
10 – 19 Sept 1999, Johannesburg, South Africa:
Gold medal ladies individual kumite under 60kg
Gold medal ladies team kata (3 member)
Bronze Medal ladies individual kata
5 – 17 October 2003, Abuja, Nigeria
Silver medal ladies individual kata
Silver medal ladies under 60kg kumite
Silver medal ladies team kumite (3 member)
Gold medal ladies open kumite
National Achievements SA JKA female open kata champion 12 times and open kumite champion 7 times, between 1991 and 2008. South African All Styles Karate Team 1991 – 2008
Ranked number one in open kata and kumite under 60kgs more than 10 times in that period.
Karate Instruction and Student Achievements Member of SA JKA and practicing karate for 33 years.
Owner and head instructor of Pinetown JKA Karate since March 1996 – present (Part time). 19 Years.
Average student count: 80
Delivered in excess of 30 Proteas (International representation), some of which includes:
Dylan Harris – Bronze Medal at Junior/Cadet WKF world championships Greece 2001.
Dojo members receiving Protea Colours (Nationa Colours) in last 7 years:

An excess of 50 students passed for various levels of Dan (black belt) grading during the last 10 years.

Students representing SA JKA at the Funakoshi Gichin Cup World Karate-do Championships in last 9 years:
2006, Sydney, Australia

Even though the above achievements are important for many reasons, the focus of Pinetown JKA Karate is the following:
To develop each individual’s potential in terms of character building, mental focus and physical development while maintaining great relationships with all stakeholders.

Karin Prinsloo and Pinetown JKA Video:
Dojo Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OE1GxuIm3K0
Website: www.pinetownjka.co.za
Face Book Page: https://www.facebook.com/Pinetown-JKA-Karate-Institute-313738900407/timeline/
Link to training videos Karin Prinsloo:
Kumite and general fitness drills: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F6hxrwA2ufI
Kata Training DVD: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ElcCChvRGF0