Sensei Nadia Rohoman who was recently promoted to Sandan (3rd Degree Black belt) by the Trinidad and Tobago Karate Federation (TTKF), has been named as Guyana’s representative for the World Union of Karate-Do Organisations (WUKO).
Rohoman is the current President of Guyana Karate Association (GKA). She has successfully competed in karate since the age of 10 and represented Guyana on several occasions, collecting a sizeable number of awards in both the Kata (forms) and Kumite (fighting) aspects of the discipline.
She is two-time gold medalist at the International Shotokan Karate Federation (ISKF) Pan American Championships.
Nadia and her brother Richard dominated several Guyana Karate tournaments in their respective division for a number of years. Richard is now an instructor with Bassai Karate Dojo in Orlando, Florida.
While in Trinidad, Nadia completed her first official referee’s course and officiated at the TTKF qualifier in April.
TTKF Chief Referee, Lex Springer, said that Nadia has the potential to be a very good referee and is looking forward to working with her again.
She and the GKA will be representing Guyana at the US Open Karate Championships in Orlando, Florida from July 3 – 4. They will also be at the WUKO World Championships in Trinidad in October.
Contact can be made with Sensei Nadia Rohoman at email: [email protected]
While other information can the found on the WUKO and the discipline and other related activities on the WUKO website – www.wukokarate.org.
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