Bengaluru: Phoenix Martial Arts under the leadership of Sensei Keerthi GK, organized “Bangalore Open” National level karate championship, January 15 to 17. under the guidance of KAI (Karate Association of India). The Karate championship was held at Kanteerava Indoor Stadium, Bangalore and was conducted in accordance with strict WKF rules under the auspices of Shito Ryu Seiko KAI.
Believably, this is the first time in the history of India such a big competition was organized in the silicon city of India and was a great opportunity to explore the world of Karate, to get inspiration from the National level KAI players, to meet the legends of the Karate family.
Grashmesh Kunder from Kota, Kundapur, who has been practicing Karate for past several years and had won several Karate championships in the past, also participated in this competition.
Grashmesh won the Gold Medal in the male senior individual Kumite – 55 kg category. He is now eligible to compete for Karate Association of India (KAI) in the senior category.
Grashmesh is the son of Gresshma and Chandrashekar Kunder, Kota.