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East London JKA Karate Club

January 2022 update

January 8th, 2022

We are open at all locations

Please note there will be no Lessons on Saturday 29 Jan as Sensei will be at the JKA England AGM in Nottingham.

Please update you calendar’s for this year’s Grading dates below

2nd April 2022 from  9 45 AM until 4 pm

16th July 2022 from  9 45 AM  until 4 pm

11th December  2022  from  9 45 – 3:30 pm

Finally 1st Kyu thinking of grading this year I would advised you to look at the JKA calendar to work when you think you will be ready to Grade. Set your goals!!!

Dan Grading

When  Sun, 27 February, 11:00 – 17:00

JKAE National Course and Dan Grading – Guildford Spectrum

Where : Guildford Spectrum, Parkway, Guildford GU1 1UP, UK

Description : 11am-1pm Training, 2pm-5pm Dan Grading

Congratulations to our club participates and medallists at the 2021 JKA England Open Championships Competition

October 31st, 2021

Well done and thank you to all club participates, parent and coaches that attended the JKA England Open Championships Competition at the K2 Crawley yesterday.

Congratulation to Salmaan, Blake and Denisa for medalling yesterday morning you are inspirations to all our club members. Special Well done to Lilly taking part in kumite for first time as a Brown belt.

Salmaan in his first JKA competition see full video
Denisa on her way to see full video
Blake on his way to one of his Kumite medals see full Video
Lilly taking part in her first competition for 2 years

September Restart Update

September 1st, 2021

Parents Guardians please updated your calendars with the following dates

Saturday 30 October JKAE Open Championships – K2 Crawley

JKA England 1 day National course and Dan grading Saturday 4th December –K2 Crawley

Updated Club Grading 11th December with JKA England Chief instructor Sensei Otha 7th Dan, Castle Green Leisure Center , Gale Street, RM9 4UN

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.