Sanchin by K A van Wyk
Approx. 76,410 words.
Published on April 19, 2009.
Tristan Steyn's dreams of representing South Africa in international competition, and grading as the youngest nidan in the history of his karate club, are shattered when a foolish violent encounter leads to tragedy.
Forced to re-evaluate his life, he discovers a strength of character he didn't know he possessed. But is it too late to redeem himself in the eyes of his hero, Shihan Dean Stander?