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lion cubs: dupree kids

Denise Meijer du Pr�e
'The Chatter box'
12 years old

Fighters Profile:
Date of Birth: 26 April 1988
Height: 1.53m
Weight: 43 kg
Kyokushin Since: 1998
Rank: 8th Kyu
Occupation: junior high student
Dojo: Sportschool Sidneykai, Berkel
Waza: mawashi geri
Favorite fighter: 'karate-kid' and Ireny da Pinto
Other sports: Horseback riding

Denise Meijer du Pr�e was born on 26 April 1988, in the city of Rotterdam, the Netherlands. She is the niece of Richard and Nancy du Pr�e and older sister of Kimberly and Felicia. She started training at the age of 10. She began with classes at the dojo of Shihan Egbert Thomas in Vlaardingen the Netherlands. Now she is training at the dojo of Sensei Remi da Silva in Berkel the Netherlands, where she trains every thursday.

 

Menno Bender du Pr�e
'The Crown prince'
10 years old

Fighters Profile:
Date of Birth: 18 June1990
Height: 1.42m
Weight: 34 kg
Kyokushin Since: 1998
Rank: 7th Kyu
Occupation: elementary school
Dojo: Sportschool Sidneykai, Berkel
Waza: jodan mawashi-geri
Favorite fighter: Sensei Remi da Silva and
Sempai Vincent du Pr�e

Menno Bender du Pr�e was born on 18 Juni 1990, in the city of Voorburg, the Netherlands. He is the oldest son of Simone du Pr�e and Ment Bender, the older brother of Dennis and Lucinda. He started training in 1998, at the dojo of Sensei Remi da Silva. Menno has been learning a lot since he has started kyokushin and picks things up fast. He is a very talented karateka who is anxious to learn more and more. Menno trains every friday. He is very strong for his age and is definitely talented and very motivated to become a really good karateka. Menno trains at the dojo of Sensei Remi da Silva in Berkel the Netherlands, where his dad and siblings train as well.

 

Kimberly Meijer du Pr�e
'The Romantic Pittbul'
10 years old

Fighters Profile:
Date of Birth: 21 April 1990
Height: 1.38m
Weight: 32 kg
Kyokushin Since: 1998
Rank: 8th Kyu
Occupation: junior high student
Dojo: Sportschool Sidneykai, Berkel
Waza: yoko geri
Favorite fighter: Uncle Richard du Pr�e and Sensei Remi da Silva

Kimberly Meijer du Pr�e was born on 21 April 1990, in the city of Rotterdam, the Netherlands. She is the niece of Richard and Nancy du Pr�e and sister of Denise and Felicia. She started training at the age of 8, together with older sister Denise. She trains at the dojo of Sensei Remi da Silva in Berkel the Netherlands, where she trains every thursday. Kimberly shows great spirit when she trains and promises to become a very good technical and spirited kyokushin fighter.

 

Felicia Meijer du Pr�e
'The Little Fighting Lady'
7 years old

Fighters Profile:
Date of Birth: 12 December 1993
Height: 1.10m
Weight: 17 kg
Kyokushin Since: 2000
Rank: 10th Kyu
Occupation:elementary school
Dojo: Sportschool Sidneykai, Berkel
Waza: pushing-up on knuckles
Favorite fighter: Uncle Richard du Pr�e

Felicia Meijer du Pr�e was born on 12 December 1993, in the city of Rotterdam, the Netherlands. She is the niece of Richard and Nancy du Pr�e and little sister of Denise and Kimberly. She started training this year, and seems to enjoy it very much. She trains at the dojo of Sensei Remi da Silva in Berkel the Netherlands, where she trains every friday, together with sister Kimberly. Felicia likes pushing up on her knuckles, and says that that is her favoite technique !

 

Lucinda Bender du Pr�e
'The Princess'
6 years old

Fighters Profile:
Date of Birth: 6 March 1994
Height: 1.17m
Weight: 19 kg
Kyokushin Since: 2000
Rank: 10th Kyu
Occupation:elementary school
Dojo: Sportschool Sidneykai, Berkel
Waza: seiken-tsuki
Favorite fighter: Sensei Remi da Silva

Lucinda Bender du Pr�e was born on 6 December 1994, in the city of Rotterdam, the Netherlands. She is the niece of Richard and Nancy du Pr�e and little sister of Dennis and Menno. She started training this year, and seems to enjoy it very much. She trains at the dojo of Sensei Remi da Silva in Berkel the Netherlands, where she trains every friday, together with her brothers. Lucinda likes to punch and says that seiken tsuki is her favorite waza! Sensei da Silva is her favorite fighter. Lucinda is also the youngest kyokushin-karateka of the du Pr�e family.

 

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