Overcast skies loomed over Tampines on April 15, 2012 and the torrential rain that came soon after poured relentlessly outside Tampines Sports Hall.
Separated by the window, the atmosphere in DojoWu’s training hall was getting warmer every minute, with the junior-belts revising the moves and kata steps for their grading;
anxious parents sitting by to watch their children getting tested of their standard in learning from all those months; fighters warming their muscle up for a mini tournament which unfolded after the grading; and fervent spectators streaming in to take a good seat.
The junior belt category consists of colours- White, Orange, Blue, Blue-black, Yellow, Yellow-black. Their months of hard sweats were put into the crucible for only those who meet the standard laid will then be promoted to take a higher learning in a different belt colour.
The tournament ended on a triumph note for all fighters for their budo spirit and courage.
The fighter who emerged victorious is Wu Jiejun, the one who braved through rounds after rounds of tough fights with so many valuable fighters. Well done Jiejun!