UL Karate-Do Team Gears Up for National PRISAA 2023 with National Coach Mae E. Soriano

Posted on 4th of Jul 2023 by


As the National PRISAA (Private Schools Athletic Association) approaches, the University of Luzon Dagupan Karate-Do Team is leaving no stone unturned in its quest for success. The UL Karate-Do team has received a significant boost in its preparation as Coach Mae E. Soriano, a renowned figure in Philippine Karate, is seen training alongside the UL team. The prestigious sporting event is scheduled to take place from July 13 to 19, 2023, in Zamboanga City.

Coach Mae E. Soriano, a former Philippine national team athlete from 2001 to 2022 and current national team coach, brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the table. Having achieved numerous accolades throughout her career, Coach Soriano’s presence has undoubtedly elevated the training sessions of the UL Karate-Do Team.

Coach Soriano’s impressive track record includes being a bronze medalist in the 2013 Asian Games and the AKF (Asian Karate Federation) Championships. She has also secured seven medals in the Southeast Asian Games, four medals in the Asian Championships, and an astounding 20 medals in international championships. Furthermore, she has claimed the title of national champion 15 times and regional champion five times.

With such an illustrious career under her belt, Coach Soriano’s involvement with the University of Luzon Dagupan Karate-Do Team signifies a significant milestone for the athletes. Her experience at the international level and her expertise in karate make her an invaluable asset to the UL team as they gear up for the 2023 National PRISAA.

The 2023 National PRISAA is an esteemed sporting event that brings together talented athletes from private schools across the country. It serves as a platform for showcasing exceptional skills and fostering healthy competition among participants. With Coach Soriano’s guidance, the University of Luzon Dagupan Karate-Do Team is poised to make a strong impression at the event.

Under Coach Soriano’s guidance, the training sessions have been intense, with a focus on refining techniques, enhancing physical fitness, and developing mental fortitude. The UL team student-athletes have been pushed to their limits, undergoing rigorous drills and sparring sessions to sharpen their skills. Coach Soriano’s extensive knowledge of the sport and her ability to motivate and inspire have undoubtedly left a lasting impact on the team.

The collaboration between Coach Soriano and the University of Luzon Dagupan Karate-Do Team is a testament to the dedication and commitment of both parties. Coach Soriano’s decision to take on a coaching role after retiring as an athlete demonstrates her desire to contribute to the development of young Karatekas in the Philippines.

The National PRISAA in Zamboanga City promises to be a thrilling event, and the University of Luzon Dagupan Karate-Do Team is ready to take on the challenge. With Coach Soriano’s guidance, the team aims to achieve remarkable results and showcase their exceptional skills and dedication to the sport. The athletes are motivated to demonstrate their abilities, and their collective efforts combined with the expertise of their coach may just lead them to success in the upcoming competition.