Background: Lilian has been doing karate since 2007. She started at the age of 38 because her eldest daughter, who was junior black at the time, wanted to quit. So Lilian decided to start karate in order to encourage her daughter to carry on. She did quit, unfortunately, however the karate bug bit. Lilian has been taking part in tournaments right from the start and is still taking part. Lilian Loves teaching children and she one of Solis Ortus’s main instructors.
Dan Grading: Shodan (1st Dan)
Interesting facts: At the age of 46 Lilian received her Protea colours. She has also received the Karate Tshwane veteran of the year award for 6 years in a row.
Personal information: Lilian has two daughters, Genny (22) and Marion (19). She gives computer training at Bytes College during the week as well as karate at various creches. Her hobbies include computer gaming, diorama building, collecting toys, books, movies and music. She is also an avid gardener and seriously loves nature. She has 2 dogs, 3 cats, fish and a tarantula called Penny. She does graphic designing as a side line which she really loves. She can also build and repair computers.