Background: Before karate Heilethe was a Business woman, Graphic designer and after that just a mother to a beautiful young boy. She has been doing karate since 2010 and has never thought that becoming a Black belt can be such a reality. Out of a group of 7 or 8 she was the only karateka that persevered to reach this honor.
DAN Grading: Shodan (1st Dan)
Birthday: 16 May
Interesting facts: Since 2014 she was SA JKA gold medallist in her division in both kata and kumite. She also was part of the KSA team that participated in Zone 6 in 2015.
Personal Information: Heilethe has been married to her 20 year partner for the past 9 years and has a beautiful young boy John-Matthew. She is a cat lover and has 3 fury brats that rule the household. She loves working in her garden, loves to entertain and loves to cook. Apart from karate she and her husband have their own Company that specialises in Renewable energy solutions such as solar and biomass.