Namibia Kick Boxing Federation to build on successes of 2019

Namibia Kick Boxing Federation to build on successes of 2019

Kickboxing in Namibia did not only grow in student numbers, but also celebrated students' success in various competitions last year.
As such, Namibian kickboxers did not only perform on local soil, but had an amazing year in international events too.
The Namibia Kickboxing Federation has an active development, anti-bullying and social responsibility programme running in collaboration with clubs all over Namibia.
As part of this programme, they are reaching out to all areas of Namibia to develop students to the best of their abilities.
The aim of the federation is to send as many athletes as possible to competitions to expose them to all scenarios in the sport, and to give each student an opportunity to participate.
The number of athletes currently registered with the NKF has grown exponentially, with 60% male students, and 40% female students.
10% of the students have disabilities and it's the aim of NKF to reach out even further in the future to accommodate more students with disabilities.
In addition to achievements in social dynamics in 2019, a Namibian National team participated in the USA and had great success, whereby first, second and third places were awarded.
Two of the Namibian students also had title fights in the main stage event.
Delano Müller emerged as the first Namibian in history to win a World Title belt in the Featherweight division in Kickboxing.
Students also participated at the Africa Continental Pro Jiu-Jitsu Championship held in Cape Town South Africa, as well as at the Abu Dhabi International Pro Jiu-Jitsu Championships held in Johannesburg, South Africa.
On the local front, Desert Storm III was held in Walvis Bay, and saw eight countries participating in the competition.
As kickboxing and boxing go hand in hand, several tournaments incorporating both disciplines were held throughout the year and the plan is to continue in the same vein.
The federation expects 2020 to be an exciting year with lots of great achievements and even greater expectations.