By Patience Raibo
Knowledge Chikondowa (24), a karate athlete is appealing for financial help to attend the RYU KARATE-DO global championships in Foligno, Italy.
Speaking to Motimagz, Chikondowa introduced himself as Sensei Knowledge Chikondowa, Sensei is a Japanese word that means teacher or instructor.
” I am a karate instructor and a biochemistry student at the University of Zimbabwe right now. My karate training began in 2004 when I was still in third grade and has continued to this day. I had formal introductions to additional martial art forms, including Judo and Aiki Jitsu, after earning my sensei title in 2017.” said Chikondowa
“Since this will be my first time competing in a world championship, I consider going to the World Goju Ryu Championships a huge accomplishment. I am honored by the nomination alone right now. The team is scheduled to depart on September 4 and begin play on September 6.” he said
“I’m also proud to have won the national title in the lightweight division. I won a gold medal and was named the best coach at the Zimbabwe Universities Sports Association (ZUSA) games. I held the seventh-best African ranking in 2019 according to the Union Federation of African Karate (UFAK).”Said Chikondowa
In addition to Karate, Chikondowa likes to run and participate in or watch volleyball. His life is occupied mainly by the school and church work.
“The budget for my travel is 3055 covering all the expenses
Chikondowa can be contacted on the following contact details or social media handles
+263 777 586 915
+263 719 586 915