JKAUMA host two-day Jeet Kune Do martial arts orientation camp in Srinagar

In the run-up to hold ‘Jeet Kune-Do’ Federation Cup in Kashmir valley in the month of July, a two-day orientation camp for referees was held in the summer capital, Srinagar by an internationally acclaimed master.

Around 40 referees, who will be officiating in the upcoming state and Federation Cup in the valley, participated in the orientation cum training camp of Jeet Kune-Do, a martial art game founded by famous action Bruce Lee.

The two-day event was held on Friday and Saturday at Dr. AGMS city school at Nowgam Bypass.
The J&K State Jeet Kune-Do has also been entrusted to host National Jeet Kune Do Federation Cup in the month of July in Srinagar.

“I am glad to inform you that the state body has been entrusted to host the national championship in the month of July in Srinagar,” Internationally acclaimed master Sifu Lion Vikas Gihara, General Secretary, Jeet Kune Do Martial Arts Federation of India said.

He said the orientation camp was a success and most of the referees have clear both the written and practical examination. “Only trained referees will be able to officiate in a district, state and national events,” he added.

Meanwhile, the chief guest of the event, Mohammad Usman, chairman, Dr. AGMS city school, said that it is great that such events are being organized in Kashmir valley, as it will provide an opportunity for our youth to showcase their talent.

The organizers of the event said that orientation camp was held to train the referees so that championships are organized in a fair manner. “The state association is organizing a State level tournament by the end of this month. The game is recognized with the School Games Federation of India (SGFI). The game was introduced in SGFI in 2011,” they added.

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