5 July 2012 /TODAY’S ZAMAN
Turkish Karate Federation President Esat Delihasan lectured coaches and students in the northeastern province of Rize on Wednesday.
During his visit with Rize provincial karate chief Mehmet Karaaslan, coaches and students at 2 Mart Sports Hall, Delihasan donned karate attire and taught several techniques to the participants. Speaking to reporters after the visit, Delihasan said it was exciting to wear a karate uniform again after many years to deliver a lecture. The karate boss said he saw that the karate trainers are ambitious about success. “We [the federation] are trying to provide every kind of support we can by standing by our athletes,” he said.