In Saint Gabriel's Secondary School, our karate members comprise of students from secondary one to five. In general, our members learn karate as a form of unarmed martial art for self-defence and combat. The movements in karate can be aggressive, but it is generally trained and practised as a form of self-defence. Practising karate can help our members to attain physical fitness and mental discipline; as it consists of stretching, body conditioning, blocking, punching, striking, kicking, throwing and meditation.
Karate CCA Coach: Mr David Thong
Karate CCA Teachers-in-Charge:
Mr Vincent Kan
Trainings: Every Friday 4pm-6pm
In the National Inter-School Karate-Do Championship organized by the Singapore Karate-Do Federation in March, four Gabrielite Karate CCA members emerged with the following honours:
|Tan Yik Tsuen
||Silver in the Junior Male Individual Kumite
||Silver in the Under-14 Category
|Koh Choon Hao||Bronze in the Under-14 Category|
|Kishore Kumaravelu||Bronze in the Youth Male Individual Kata|
As part of our wider community involvement, our Sec 1 to Sec 3 Karate CCA members also took part in the Olympic Day celebrations at the Civic District in July.