Deviliiers Nel

De Villiers Nel

1st Dan (Shodan) obtained on 3 November 2012
Matriculated at Grey College Bloemfontein in 2014.
Graduated in Bachelor of Arts in Ancient Greek and Hebrew with cum laude at the University of the Free State in 2018. Busy with Honours degree in Ancient Hebrew. Work part time as a theologian and writer.

Karate Experience

Started training karate in 2007. Started training with Kovsie Karate in 2009.

Started teaching at Kovsie Karate in 2017. Coach Kovsie karate junior athletes at Free state championships and Free State trials and SAJKA National Championships

Member of the Free State Karate junior team 2010 to 2013

Won several medals at the SAJKA National karate championships as a junior: 2010 gold in kumite and silver in kata; 2011 silver in kata and silver in kumite; 2012 gold in kata and gold in kumite as well as gold in junior male team kumite.