The Mbare based Shukokai Karate Club has stepped up its preparations ahead of the Shin Kyokushin Karate tournament set for Kleeksdorp South Africa next month.

The Shin Kyokushin Karate tournament will run from the 11th to the 12th of March.

The head of Shukokai Karate Club Sensei Clover Musariri is confident his charges will bring medals home.

Some of the karatekas who are set to participate at the Shin Kyokushin tournament Bothwell Simenti and Brian Kupara say they are now ready for the tournament.

The Shukokai Karate Club based at Mai Musodzi Hall in Mbare, under the tutelage of Sensei Clover Musariri will send five karatekas which will represent Zimbabwe at the Kleeksdorp South Africa tournament scheduled for the weekend of 11 and 12 March.