Otter Garden Centres has sponsored new karate team jackets for Devon club, Say Yes to Life (SYTL Karate).
Karate teacher and Sensei Paul Batters, a Japanese graded Black Belt, set up the Honiton-based club in 2016 and the club has now grown to 200 attendances weekly.
In November 2018, the club came top of the Novice medal table at the annual Seiwakai Open International Karate tournament in London.
This was the first competition event attended by members of SYTL and they brought home more medals than any other club from any country in their division.
In total, the karate club entered 26 competitors in 43 events. They represented England against countries including Holland, Hungary, Poland, Italy, Portugal, Iceland, Greece, France, Japan, Romania as well as other British teams.
- 1 Gold
- 5 Silver
- 8 Bronze
- 29 Participation Medals
Well done to all those who took home a medal!