Wee sisters pack a punch

Nine-year-old Kiana Shew and six-year-old sister Zena returned with plenty of medals from the Tiger Balm Internationals

Nine-year-old Kiana Shew and her six-year-old sister Zena, of Victoria, returned with plenty of medals from the recent Vancouver 2012 Tiger Balm Internationals. It’s one of the bigger martial arts tournaments going.

Kiana won gold in the traditional Japanese Kata and gold in continuous sparring. Kiana also won silver in continuous kickbox sparring and bronze in modified pankration (wrestling and boxing).

Not to be outdone, Zena also won gold in the continuous kickbox sparring and silver in the traditional Japanese kata, as well as a bronze in point sparring.

The Shew sisters train out of Island MMA.

 

 

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