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The Last Post of the 2022

December 25th, 2022

Merry Christmas & Happy New year to all students and families.

Firstly welcome to our new students from all 3 of our training location we hope you have been encouraged to train hard in order to fulfil your full potential.

In May with congratulated Elle Behari 11 years on her Shodan pass along with Sensei Claire and Mcvin with Nidan grading pass. Image

In October we took a small squad to the JKA open competition images

In November a number of student attended the JKAE International winter course @ K2 Crawley, We would also like to congratulation to Sensei Claire on her completion of the JKA Coaching Test which by all reports was a very hard test for all taking part.

In early December the club was invited to attend and provide a demonstration of karate to at the Rainham Christmas Fayre 3rd Dec, I would like thank Joe, Elle, Neha and Andrew with their participation on the day we think it went well considering the constraints of the location. Images from the afternoon

Our Winter Grading with Stratford Karate on Sunday 11th December With examiner Otha Sensei 7th Dan JKA England Chief instructor. We had two training & grading session to accommodate the number of students wishing to grade on the day.   Otha Sensei was happy with the organisation of the days sessions and was happy with the overall karateka standard of both clubs.   

Looking forward for 2023, I think the club has 7-8 students with 1st Kyu grades, I would advise all of you to attend as many JKA courses as possible before attempting your Shodan Grading.

Club Kyu grading dates for your 2023 calendar

All dates will have 2 sessions to accommodate the number of student applicable to grade on the dates.

  • Session 1 Beginner to Yellow belt
  • Session 2 Green to Brown belt.  

Saturday 18 March 9:30 AM – 4 PM

Saturday 8th July 10:00 AM – 4 PM

Sunday 10th December 10:00 AM – 4 PM