Ibrahim El Maanni (1999) is currently the eldest karateka at the Okinawan Karate School.
Ibrahim started his karate at OKS back in 2012 with no previous karate experience.
With his dedication, respect and loyalty towards his Sensei and his karate training he has proved himself to be a focused athlete, a budding competitor and a future Sensei.
Ibrahim El Maani is a World Championship Bronze Medalist in Kata, who has also in the past 3 and a half years earned more than 50 Gold Titles in National and International Championships.
Ibrahim with his level of Shotokan Karate experience is currently the best competitor in the UK within his age group and the best example of what can be achieved with the right combination of hard work and quality teaching.
Ibrahim El Maanni was awarded his 1st Dan Black Belt by Sensei Mohammed Qwareeq in December 2016.
Ibrahim El Maanni, 2nd Kyu