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July Update

July 2nd, 2021

Congratulations to Benjamin and Sensei Aaron who both passed their respective Dan Grading in a covid safe JKA England Grading event at Hatfield University on Sunday the 27 June, Benjamin passed his Shodan and Sensei Aaron passed his San Dan.

This Summer Training and Club Grading event is Saturday 31st July at Castle Green Leisure center Dagenham, with our Grading assessments taking place for first two weeks of July last date for an assessment will be Saturday 17 July. Please contact Sensei Brian for further details.

June Update

June 6th, 2021

Welcome to our new students that joined the club in May

Given Wilson Location, we have added a second lesson on Saturday mornings reminder to book your lesson in advance to ensure you have a space

We made some changes to the class passes for students that would like to do 2 lesson per week or families that want to train together.

On the 31st July, we will be holding a Grading event at Castle Green Leisure center in Dagenham , all club members who are eligible to grade should have an in date JKA England license

Please be advised that the Newham leisure center location (Saturday’s) is not welcoming clubs until September 2021

May Update

May 7th, 2021

As we look forward to welcoming back our adults students into all our DOJO’s as of the Monday 17th May. We want to remind everyone that we are still using the booking system, so please book in-advance to ensure a place and to avoid any disappointments. As we want to ensure that all our students have a pleasant training experience. If by chance you are unable to book into a particular lesson, then please add your self to the waiting list so that we are made aware. It should be noted that we expect the first two lesson on the Mondays to be busy as of the 17 May.

Friday Evening training will restart as of Friday 21st May at Saint Thomas Church, RM8 2JN, all Grades welcome start 7 PM for 1 Hour initially which we may increase 2 hours if there is demand.

Saturday lesson at Newham leisure center, the center is not due to open until June 2021.

Lastly a big Thank you for the recent reviews posted on Facebook & Google.

Oss

April 2021 update

April 1st, 2021

Firstly I would like to say Well Done to all of you that have been able to participate in the On-line Zoom session that Sensei Aaron has organised.

As the lockdown restrictions are about to be reduced.

We would like to welcome our younger students back into the Dojo as of Monday April 12 at The Given Wilson Institute. Please note due to the current Covid guidelines we will be able to hold lesson for under  17 year, NO adults inside at this time. Please use the bookings system due to the limitation on numbers in the location.

Monday @ Given Wilson institute  Lessons Under 18 years of age only

  • 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM Beginners to Red Belt
  • 6:45 PM – 7:45 PM Yellow to Purple Belt
  • 7:45 PM – 8:45 PM Purple white and above

Saturday Lesson @ Given Wilson institute Under 18 years of age only

We have given permission to use Given Wilson Institute the until June, we have an 1 Hour lesson all grades. Please use the bookings system due to the limitation on numbers in the location.

Students 18 years and above Saturday lesson in the car park

The plan is to have a lesson in the Car park while at the same time as the under 17 lesson is taken place in the hall this will enable some of the parents to have a lesson if they wish to attend.

Wednesday Robert Clack

Classes will restart as 14th April,  for under 18 years , I am hoping the location will allow a family bubble to be facilitated as there is the space available.

Lastly

  • We expect that as Monday 17th May adults will be officially permitted back in the Dojo in limited numbers.
  • Our Friday Dojo is expected to re open in May date to be confirmed
  • Newham Leisure Center location Saturday location
  • Please be advised the that Newham leisure Center is not due to re open until June

Thank you for you continued support

April 2021 update

March 20th, 2021

We would like to welcome our younger students back into the Dojo as of
Monday April 12 at Given Wilson Institute. Please note due to the current Covid guidelines we will be able to hold lesson for 17 years and below, no adults at this time. You can bookings Monday lesson only at this time. 

Please note from Monday 17th May adults will be officially permitted back in the Dojo

Our Wednesday and Friday Dojo are still currently closed so we will advise on these locations specific re open dates as they become available.

Be advised that Newham Leisure Center is still closed to club bookings at this time.

Please update your calendars for our Summer Grading on July 31st and our Winter Grading on the 18th December

19th December 2020 KYU Grading Castle Green Leisure center Dagenham ELJKAC & SKC

December 19th, 2020

Congratulations to everyone from both clubs that attended today’s socially distance Grading examination, thank you for your attendance, you all did very well considering the challenging year everyone has had, be you be a child , teen or adult.

Please note the feedback from Sensei Otha today that all students need to work on their core exercise in the new year,

We wish you and your families a good festive break please keep safe and well.

We hope to see you all back in the dojo early next year

Regards

Club Committee

December

December 6th, 2020

Important

Hello Parents

Just to let you all know that we are back in the Dojo for all locations.

Our lesson booking site has available dates through to next year please note we have limited number of spaces for the Given Wilson location so please book early. There is a waiting list if do not mange to get your first lesson.

The only exception Is the Friday lesson location which is not yet available, I am working getting this confirmed ASAP.

Grading is booked for Saturday the 19th with Sensei Otha we will therefore be assessing this week.

Once you have been assessed you will be told if you can grading, you must have a valid JKA England license in order to grade

I do have licenses for some but not all of our new starters if you started as of  September 2020.  If you do not have a click here JKA license  

Grading cost will be £30 Cash Only please to be given to sensei with your license before the grading date.

Grading Saturday 19th December

Location :- CASTLE GREEN LEISURE CENTRE, Gale Street, Dagenham, ESSEX, RM9 4UN

The time 10 am start ,the table for the day is to be confirmed.

Please note this will be a grading only there will NOT be a training session before.

Unfortunately due to the location restrictions we not allowed to have spectators in the hall on this occasion.

December 2020 Grading

December 6th, 2020

Grading Saturday 19th December

Examiner Sensei Otha Chief Instructor JKA England

Location :- CASTLE GREEN LEISURE CENTRE, Gale Street, Dagenham, ESSEX, RM9 4UN

Please note this will be a grading only there will NOT be a training session before.

Please arrive on time we have a 10 am start with the children will be first to be graded. Please remember Social distance at all time every one should have their face mask with them thank you.

There is a one way system in effect therefore participates will enter through hall door and exit via the hall fire exit.

Unfortunately due to the location restrictions we not allowed to have spectators in the hall on this occasion.

Congratulatory news

October 5th, 2020

Sensei Aaron and Brian both attended the Reading October 2020 Qualification test administered by JKA England’s Ohta sensei, Ismail sensei, Stewart sensei, and D’Onofrio sensei.

Congratulation to Sensei Brian for passing JKA International Instructor D license and Sensei Aaron for passing JKA Referee & Judge International qualification.