Ankur Bhattacharya ; Kolkata , 30 January : As many as 750 aspiring karatekars of all age groups including over 300 female candidates, showcased their talent for a strenuous 4 hours performance here on Sunday to ‘very proudly’ earned and take their ‘black belts’ home.
The much awaited Seishinkai’s Black Belt examination to get the top honour in the field of Karate was organised in the city where a large number of Karatekars of differewnt age groups took part in the marathon processes.
Later speaking on the occasion after handing over the honour to successful candidates, the Chief of ‘All India Seishinkai Shito Ryu Karate Do Federation’ Hanshi Premjit Sen,who is 8th Dan Black Belt, Coach Referee and Judge World Karate Federation, said under his guidance more than 20,000 karatekars had already qualified through such examinations.
‘I have been able to successfully educate my innumerable students across India and abroad about all the nitty gritty of karate and self defence for the past so many years’, he said.
Sen said he had not only trained innumerable citizens of India and elsewhere in the world in 16 centres by imparting and sharing his immense knowledge with them, he had also provided job opportunities to many through karate.
‘We have taken several measures to promote karate and reach maximum people in India,especially West Bengal, so that they could understand the importance of self defense in the present strife torn world’,Sen pointed out.