We are proud to announce the the Miyagi Kan contingent who will represent Australia at the Oceania Championships in September this year in Auckland! Well done!

Not to be forgotten – Good Luck to the kiwis who are trying out for the New Zealand National Team! The team hasn’t been announced over there yet – but we will keep you posted 🙂

Miyagi Kan Representatives:


Michael Abullah – Cadet Male -63kg

Michael Economou – Junior Male -68kg

Waka Nolan – Junior Male +76kg

Ihaka Nolan – Boys 13yrs

Arika Kanazawa – Junior Female -53kg

Dan Kanazawa – Cadet Male

Seira Yahiro – Junior Female -59kg


Tui Nolan – Men’s -70kg Kumite

Foti Barounis – Men’s -75kg Kumite

Shaneel Chand – Men’s -70kg Kumite

Tsuneari Yahiro – Men’s -60kg Kumite

Kristina Mah – Women’s -60kg Kumite, Women’s Open

Keep in mind that for seniors on the team, the Oceania Championships is the qualification tournament for the prestigious WORLD GAMES. The World Games is held every four years for a broad spectrum of sports. For karate, a chance to compete at this compteition means that you are the representative of your region i.e. Oceania, Europe, North America, South America and Africa OR a place getter at the World Championships the year before. In 2009, the World Games will be held in Kaohsiung City, Taiwan. For for info about the World Games, click here.