Article by: Mr. Ahmed Jahangeer Khan
Karate is a martial art developed in the Ryukyu Kingdom. It was developed from the indigenous Ryukyuan martial arts under the influence of Chinese martial arts, particularly Fujian White Crane. Today Balochistan Stars going to introduce you to the Karate Man, not only is he a Karate Man but also he also is one of the popular and elder brother among and with his two brothers which are known as, famous as and called as The Three Golden Brothers (Mr. Agha Muhammad Mengal). Now coming to the portion of article that why are they called The Three Golden Brothers is because of all the three brothers won Gold Medal in South Asian Games and President of Pakistan named them The Three Golden Brothers as he came to knew about this.
Mr. Agha belongs from the rich soil of Mastung, Balochistan. Now coming to the portion of life how he started Karate and how did he came to this field is that Mr. Agha started his career in 1991 under the supervision of Khalid Hafeez Muhammad. He used to play football but one of his friends was a karate boy and he suggested him to join karate by looking to his physique and height and Mr. Agha agreed his proposal. As Narrated by Mr. Agha ”After 15 days of karate it was the day when my teacher arranged a fight for me and wanted me to fight with the other opponent and in between the fight I kicked the other opponent so hard that he got knocked out and from that day I realized what my destiny was”.
In 1997 he joined Balochistan Karate Team won the fights against Army and WAPDA and took National Gold Medal for Balochistan. After this success he went to Pakistan WAPDA Team. In present he has the designations of being Pakistan Team South Coach, has the honor of coaching WAPDA Team for 8 years and Senior President of Karate Association. He has the honor of winning Gold Medal from 1997 till 2009. In the career of his coaching he has the honor of preparing 20+ International Gold Medal Holder Students under his supervision.
Mr. Shah has represented his country in more than 12 countries which includes: Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and manymore. He has a vision to fulfill his dreams to see Pakistanis participate in Olympics and wave the Pakistan’s Flag in Olympics.