Maria Viskushenko : women martial arts world

karate on the beach

What's your name, your age, where do you live ?

Maria Viskushenko, I m 24 year old and I live in Minsk (Belarus).

I' m engineer, i finish BNTU (Belarusian national technical university).

Which Martial Art do you do? What belt ?

Karate- do , Shotokan. Black belt - 1 dan.

List any titles or competitions you have won.

1st place – World Championship SKIF – female team kata - Kiev, Ukraine 2013

1 st place – World Championship SKIF – female team kumite - Kiev, Ukraine 2013

1st place – Minsk Championship WKF – female team kata- Minsk, Belarus 2013

1st place – Minsk Championship WKF – female kumite - Minsk, Belarus 2013

Several medals in national championship

How many years of training ?

I am practicing since the age of 10. Total 14 years.

I gained black belt in 2010 with sensei Tamang (8th Dan , Japan) NSKF

How many hours of training per week ?

I train about 6-8 hours per week. If I prepare a competition, it is more.

Why did you start this sport ?

My best friend offered to go to karate. Since then, I can't stop

Why do you like this sport ?

This is my way of life, karate gives many things in life from physical health to great friends and moments.

It helps in ordinary life.

Thanks to karate I know what to do from the impossible possible.

What's your favorite technique?

Double entrance, mawashi-geri and yoko geri  .

Have you ever had to use your skills in self defence?

No, i have never had to use my art in self defence : physical strength do not solve conflicts.

Would you like to play in action / martial art movie?

Yes, I would like to play in martial arts movie.

I've always liked Jackie chan's movies  .

Do you have other hobbys ?

Ballroom dancing in pairs, swimming

Any advices to women who want to practise this sport ?

Do not be afraid if you want to do, go and do it! This will give you confidence, beautiful body, physical health, and a lot of positive moments and emotions. Movement - life! Sometimes this will not be easy, but it's worth it! 

Thank you very much Maria !

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