Lee Rose 2nd Dan recently fought his way to the final of the Toyokwai Karate Championships at the Goresbrook Leisure Centre, Dagenham 15.2.2009 Essex.
Lee beat an English Champion and a Brazilian International on his way to the final to be beaten by England International Alton Brown probably 1 of Englands best fighters.
Lee was sharpening his skills for the forth coming E.K.F National Championships in Sheffield in March 2009
Sensei Tony Gray 5th Dan said
he fought excellently beating some quality fighters on the day, well done Lee.
Also Robert Sanders fought on the day and lost to the eventual winner unfortunately there was no repechage for Robert to prove his worth.