This past week, members of Team GMA (From both Shamuon Generation and Hotshot Athletic Martial Arts) travelled to Orlando, Florida to compete in the 2024 WKC World Championships. This 5-day competition was full of amazing talent from across many countries! The competition runs with run offs between Monday – Wednesday and then the top 2-4 athletes (depending on division) compete in the finals on Thursday and Friday. We are proud to say, that out of the 13 competitors that represented Team GMA, ALL 13 MADE IT TO THE PODIUM!
Total medal count for Team GMA: 1 Runner up for overall traditional kata 8 Gold 7 Silver 10 Bronze 7 4th place Total of 32 medals
See below the list of accomplishments by each athlete!
We are so proud of each and every one of you. Great job representing Team GMA and Canada on the world stage!
Sensei Aileeryia S Gold - 15-17 Girls Chinese/Soft Style Forms Bronze - 15-17 Girls Korean Forms Broze - 15-17 Girls Kempo Forms 4th - 15-17 Girls Classical Forms
Caden G Gold - 10 & Under Boys Hard Style Forms Gold - 10 & Under Boys Trad Weapons Gold - 10 & Under Boys Chinese/Soft Style Forms 4th - 10 & Under Boys Classical Forms
Sihing Ethan W Bronze - 13-14 Boys Chinese/Soft Style Forms
Sijay Georgia-May H Silver - 13-14 Girls Chinese/Soft Style Forms Bronze - 13-14 Girls Team Point Fighting Bronze - 13-14 Girls Classical Forms
Sijay Hannah W Gold - 15-17 Girls Point Sparring (+65kg)
Sihing Jaiveer S Silver - 11-12 Boys Classical Forms
Sihing Jerome L Silver - 15-17 Boys Classical Forms Silver - 15-17 Boys Hard Style Forms
Sijay Kayleigh W Bronze - 11-12 Girls Classical Forms 4th - 11-12 Girls Hard Style Forms 4th - 11-12 Girls Trad Weapons
Sifu Lin MG Runner up - Women's Overall Trad Kata Gold - 18 & Over Women Chinese/Soft Style Forms Bronze - 18 & Over Women Korean Forms Bronze - 18 & Over Women Open/Musical (Extreme) Weapons 4th - 18 & Over Women Trad Weapons
Sifu Nadine H Gold - 48 & Over Women Trad Weapons Silver - 42 & Over Women Light Contact (Continuous) Sparring Silver - 48 & Over Women Point Sparring (-65kg)
Navaeh K Silver - 10 & Under Girls Chinese/Soft Style Forms
Sihing Quentin B Gold - 11-12 Boys Chinese/Soft Style Forms Bronze - 11-12 Boys Creative Weapons 4th - Open Team Forms
Tejas R Bronze - 11-12 Boys Chinese/Soft Style Forms 4th - 11-12 Boys Hard Style Forms