In a year that has been a dream for karate in Jalisco, our entity will once again be the base of the Mexican National Team in an event of international stature.
Its about Children-Youth Pan American Championship, which will take place in Mexico City from August 22 to 29 and in which Jalisco will be the state that contributes the most competitors by having 17 representatives summoned.
The Juan de la Barrera Gymnasium will be the venue for this continental event, and regarding this tournament, Héctor Estrada, coach of Jalisco and the National Team, talks about the objectives they will have in this new Pan-American commitment.
“The objectives that we have set for this international fair as a delegation is the greatest, we are at home and we will try to be champions despite the fact that we will compete against very strong countries such as the United States, Venezuela and Brazil, among others that are power in the continent. We will try to do our best to get that championship in Mexico”, he warned.
In a more local tenor, regarding the current state of Jalisco within this discipline, coach Héctor Estrada assures that the entity is experiencing an unbeatable moment that they hope to round off with the title in the Pan American Children-Youth.
“Karate in the State is experiencing its best moment, since this year has been extraordinary in terms of results because the National Youth Championship was won, the National Adult Championship was won and we were the delegation that contributed the most athletes to the Central American and Caribbean Championship, in addition to contributing the most adult athletes to the Pan American Championship. Now for the Ibero-American in the same way, we were the ones who contributed the most athletes, that is why Jalisco is experiencing its best moment in karate thanks to the fact that we have won everything in this management of Julio Muñoz, the president of the State Karate Association of Jalisco (AKEJ)”, he concluded.
Héctor Estrada, who will be one of the Mexican coaches who will attend this tournament, has extensive experience in international fairs, as he has also served as a coach in renowned fairs such as the Lima 2019 Pan American Games or Premier League events in Paris and the Series A in Montreal.
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