your name, your age, where do you live ?
I’m Mery Magazzù, I’m 17, I’m
from Messina (Italy).
Which Martial Art do you do? What
I do Kyokushin Karate(IKO1) and I’m
black belt Ist DAN.
List any titles or competitions
you have won.
I won various italian competitions,
kata and kumitè
Four european titles, kata and kumitè
International champion kumitè 16-17
years old, -55kg.
How many years of training ?
About 11-12 years.
How many hours of training per
About 20 hours per week.
Why did you start this sport ?
When I was a
child, I loved ninja who jamped on the roof and I was used to watch
films about Martial Art with my father. When I started this activity
and I came into the gym, I fell in love of this art.
Why do you like this sport ?
I like kata
But I know
that karate is something else: it helps to grow up physically and
mentally ; it teaches self- control , the discipline and
sacrifice,all important to reach aims.
What's your favorite technique?
I do not have a particular preference
but I love to kick !
Have you ever had to use your
skills in self defence?
Would you like to play in
action/martial art movie ?
Of course, it would be fantastic
Do you have other hobbys ?
No, because my days are divided
between the study and the gym.
Any advices to women who want to
practise this sport ?
Karate is a
complete ‘sport ‘ and it is not only a physical activity, but it
is a real style of life.
You can always
start this activity and I suggest to start soon in order to reach
Thank you very
much, Mery! Osu!!