HKBU karate team wins awards in intercollegiate competition


浸大空手道隊於大專賽取得多個奬項

Date: 10 Apr 2018 (Tuesday)

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HKBU athletes shine in intervarsity karate competition

浸大健兒空手道大專賽取佳績

HKBU karate athletes clinched the second runner-up spot in both the men’s and women’s team competitions in the kata category. Many of the team members also did well in their individual events.
 
Awards in individual events:
Lin Siyi (Associate Degree, Year 1) -- Champion in Female Individual Kumite (above 61kg)
Choy Ting-ting (History, Year 4) – Second runner-up in Female Individual Kumite (below 61kg)
Ng Ka-yan (Physical Education and Recreation Management, Year 3) – Second runner-up in Female Individual Kumite (below 55kg)
Leung Shing-ho (Physical Education and Recreation Management, Year 4) – Second runner-up in Male Individual Kata
 
 
Awards in team events:
Second runner-up in Male Team Kata 
Chan Yik-chung (Associate Degree, Year 1), Kong Hin-long (Social Work, Year 2) and 
Liu Sung-siu (Communication, Year 2)
 
Second runner-up in Female Team Kata 
Choy Ting-ting (History, Year 4), Lin Siyi (Associate Degree, Year 1) and Ng Ka-yan (Physical Education and Recreation Management, Year 3) 
 
Ng Ka-yan, captain of the women’s team said the team manager recruited many skillful teammates this year and the new coach, who is strong at Kata, has extensive experience in deploying different competition tactics and designing action flow, which significantly improved teammates’ standard and enabled them to win the awards.
 
The team is going to receive training in Taiwan. Ka-yan said that teammates are looking forward to this trip and treasure the training opportunity in Taiwan as it is very comprehensive, not only does it cover karate skills but it also incorporates other sports such as aerobics to help improve athletes’ stamina and build up muscle power. In addition, as karate is deeply rooted in Taiwan’s culture, team members hope to gain inspiration from this trip.   

浸大在空手道大專賽中取得男子及女子套拳隊制組別季軍,多位運動員亦在個人項目中取得獎項。
 
個人項目:
林斯義(副學士一年級)—61公斤以上女子搏擊冠軍
蔡婷婷(歷史四年級)—61公斤以下女子搏擊季軍
吳嘉茵(體育及康樂管理三年級)—55公斤以下女子搏擊季軍
梁城誥(體育及康樂管理四年級)—男子搏擊季軍
 
團體項目:
男子團體套拳季軍
陳奕聰(副學士一年級)、江顯朗(社會工作二年級)及廖崇兆(傳理二年級)
 
女子團體套拳季軍
蔡婷婷(歷史四年級)、林斯義(副學士一年級)及吳嘉茵(體育及康樂管理三年級)
 
女子隊隊長吳嘉茵表示,今年導師延攬了不少具實力的新人加入空手道團隊;而新任教練擅長套拳,不論在制定比賽策略及設計動作都有豐富經驗,成功帶領團隊打入三甲。
 
為進一步提升水平,空手道團隊將於6月首次到台灣集訓。嘉茵表示,隊員對此十分期待及珍惜;因為台灣空手道的訓練內容廣泛,除了空手道技術之外,還會配合其他運動,例如健康舞等,以加強運動員體能和肌肉力量;加上當地的空手道氛圍濃厚,所以隊員期望可以從比賽技術及心態上都有所啟發。